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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2234 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction (Senate, No. 2152),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2234) (also accompanied by Senate, No. 747 and House, No. 2434).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to immediately protect children and others from addiction to, and the harmful health effects of, tobacco and nicotine, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Displaying 15 Senate Amendments
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
Tarr, Bruce E. Tobacco Cessation Adopted
2
Tarr, Bruce E. Pharmacy Ban Delay Rejected YEAS 9 - NAYS 25
3
Flanagan, Jennifer L. Vapor product definition Rejected
4
(Redraft)
Flanagan, Jennifer L. Minor in possession of tobacco Adopted
5
Moore, Michael O. Exemptions for non-pharmacy retail stores Rejected
6
(Redraft)
O'Connor Ives, Kathleen COPD Commission Adopted
7
(2nd Redraft)
Rush, Michael F. Certain Retail Establishments Adopted
8
Tarr, Bruce E. Underage Rolling Paper Sale Restriction Rejected
9
Withdrawn
10
Timilty, James E. Three Mile Retail Exemption Rejected
11
Timilty, James E. Military Exemption Rejected YEAS 14 - NAYS 19
12
(Redraft)
Keenan, John F. Products consumed to deliver nicotine Adopted
13
Keenan, John F. FDA approved cessation products Adopted
14
Downing, Benjamin B. Elimination of E-Cigarette Special Task Force Adopted
15
(Redraft)
Forry, Linda Dorcena Small Business Protection Adopted

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