91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1779
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Short description: 
TOBACCO-SALE TO MINORS                                                     

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Sale of  Tobacco  to  Minors  Act.   Requires  tobacco      
   vendors  to  obtain  a  license  from the Department of Public Health.      
   Increases penalties for the distribution of tobacco to  persons  under      
   18 years  of age.   Requires retailers of  tobacco products to examine      
   photographic   identifications  of persons who  appear to be  under 27      
   27 years of age. Limits  distribution  of tobacco samples.   Prohibits      
   retailers  from distributing individual  cigarettes or  a quantity  of      
   tobacco from a package intended for individual consumer use.                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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