HB 1368 Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act; created.
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Summary:
Alcoholic beverage control; Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act. Requires any person who engages in the retail sale of tobacco products over the counter or through any vending machines to be licensed by the ABC Board. The bill prohibits the sale of tobacco products to any person less than 18 years of age and specifies the conditions under which licensed retailers may sell tobacco products generally. The bill also prohibits the purchase or possession of tobacco products by persons under the age of 18 years, except under limited circumstances. The bill provides for civil penalties for violations.

Full text:
01/26/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 987358112  pdf

Status:
01/26/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 987358112
01/26/98  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/28/98  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 3
02/15/98  House: Continued to 1999 in General Laws (26-Y 0-N)