Bill Summaries: S 530 PROHIBIT E-CIGARETTE SALES TO MINORS.

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  • Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO-DERIVED PRODUCTS AND VAPOR PRODUCTS TO MINORS. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective August 1, 2013.


  • Summary date: Jun 3 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

    Amends GS 14-313(a), the definitions section, providing that the term tobacco product now includes tobacco-derived products, vapor products, or components of a vapor product (previously, the 3rd edition specifically excluded these products and components from the term tobacco product).

    Makes conforming changes throughout the remainder of the act reflecting the change and inclusion of vapor products in the term and definition of tobacco product.

    Amends GS 14-313(b1), regarding the distribution of tobacco products, providing for the removal of vending machines distributing tobacco-derived products, vapor products, or components of vapor products by August 1, 2013 (was, December 1, 2013).

    Amends GS 14-313(e), regarding statewide uniformity of laws, providing that rules and regulations regarding these products will be uniform across the state and rules or regulations to the contrary cannot be enacted after August 1, 2013 (was, December 1, 2013).

    Establishes that nothing in this act will be construed to affect the taxation of tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, vapor products, or components of a vapor product.

    Changes the effective date, providing the act will become effective August 1, 2013 (was, December 1, 2013).


  • Summary date: May 7 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends the definition of vapor product to be any noncombustible product (was, noncombustible product containing nicotine) that employs a mechanical heating element, battery, or electronic circuit that can be used to heat a liquid nicotine solution contained in a vapor cartridge. Also amends GS 14-313(b2) so that it applies to the internet distribution (was, internet sale) of tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, vapor products, or components of vapor products.


  • Summary date: May 2 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Adds a severability clause.


  • Summary date: Mar 28 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 14-313, changing its title to Youth access to tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, vapor products, and cigarette wrapping papers (was, Youth access to tobacco products). Provides new terms and definitions  to GS 14-313(a), the definitions section, including tobacco-derived product and vapor product. Makes technical and clarifying changes, highlighting the difference between traditional tobacco and tobacco-derived products and newer vapor products.  Provides that it is also a Class 2 misdemeanor to sell, distribute, or purchase on behalf of any person under the age of 18 any tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, vapor products, or components of vapor products.  Provides language for the sign which should be prominently displayed near the point of sale prohibiting the sale of these products. Makes conforming changes for the inclusion of these new products and terms in various prohibitions and limitations that previously only applied to tobacco products. Provides for the removal of vending machines distributing tobacco-derived products, vapor products, or components of vapor products by December 1, 2013.  Provides rules and procedures for the sale of tobacco products, tobacoo-derived products, vapor products, or components of vapor products over the Internet. Adds exception for minor receiving such products as part of his work duties. Provides that rules and regulations regarding these products will be uniform across the state. No rules or regulations to the contrary will be enacted after December 1, 2013.

     

     

     


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