(30 ILCS 167/10)
As used in this Act:
"Brand family" means all styles of cigarettes sold under the same trade mark
differentiated from one another by means of additional modifiers or
descriptors, including, but not
limited to, menthol, lights, kings, and 100s and includes any brand name (alone
or in conjunction
with any other word) trademark, logo, symbol, motto, selling message,
recognizable pattern of
colors, or any other indicia of product identification identical or similar to,
or identifiable with, a
previously known brand of cigarettes.
"Cigarette" has the same meaning in Section 10 of the
"Director" means the Director of Revenue.
"Distributor" has the same meaning prescribed in Section 1 of the Cigarette
Section 1 of the Cigarette Use Tax Act, and, in addition, means a distributor
tobacco in accordance with Section 10-5 of the Tobacco Products Tax Act of
1995, as appropriate.
"Escrow Act" means the Tobacco Product Manufacturers' Escrow Act.
"Non-participating manufacturer" means any Tobacco Product Manufacturer that
is not a participating manufacturer.
"Participating manufacturer" has the meaning given that term in Section
II(jj) of the Master Settlement Agreement and all amendments thereto.
"Qualified escrow fund" has the same meaning as that term is defined in
Section 10 of the Escrow Act.
"Tobacco product manufacturer" has the same meaning as that term is defined
in Section 10 of the Escrow Act.
"Units sold" has the same meaning as that term is defined in Section 10 of
the Escrow Act.
(Source: P.A. 93-446, eff. 1-1-04.)