Bill Summary for S 286 (2015-2016)

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Mar 12 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 286 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 12, 2015
AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF E-LIQUID CONTAINERS WITHOUT CHILD-RESISTANT PACKAGING AND WITHOUT LABELING E-LIQUID CONTAINERS THAT CONTAIN NICOTINE.
Intro. by Bingham, D. Davis.

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Enacts new GS 14-401.18A to make it illegal for any person, firm, or corporation to sell, offer for sale, or introduce into commerce in this state an e‑liquid container unless the container meets all of the following requirements: (1) constitutes child‑resistant packaging and (2) is labeled with safety warnings consistent with rules adopted by the North Carolina Commission for Public Health. Violations are a Class A1 misdemeanor and violators are liable in damages to any injured person. Defines child-resistant packaging, e-liquid, e-liquid container, and vapor product

Amends GS 130A-29 to require the North Carolina Commission for Public Health to adopt rules establishing standards for safety warnings to be included on labels for e-liquid containers.

Effective December 1, 2015, applying to offenses committed on or after that date.

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