FOWLER, FRANKS, BRADLEY, MCCARTHY, BASSI AND CURRIE.
TOBACCO-BAN BIDI CIGARETTES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Tobacco Accessories and Smoking Herbs Control Act.
Prohibits the sale of "bidi cigarettes", which contain tobacco that is
wrapped in temburni or tendu leaf or a similar substance and do not
contain a smoke filtering device. Makes a violation a petty offense
punishable by a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500 for
a first offense, up to a fine of not less than $500 and not more than
$1,000 for a third or subsequent offense.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
In the definition of "bidi cigarette", deletes the provision that
such a cigarette does not contain a smoke filtering device.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0734
Last action date: 00-06-02
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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