SECTION 1. Chapter 270 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding after Section 6A the following additional new section:
"Section 6B. Whoever shall, while under the age of eighteen, be in possession of a cigarette, chewing tobacco, snuff, or any tobacco in any of its forms not given to that person by his parent or guardian shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten and no more than twenty-five dollars. If the offense is committed while on the property of a public school, it shall be permissible for administrative and teaching personnel of that school to confiscate the tobacco product."
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