SECTION 1. Chapter 270 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out sections 6 and 6A, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sections:-
Section 6. (a) As used in this section and section 6A, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
''Person'', an individual, firm, fiduciary, partnership, corporation, trust or association, however formed, a club, trustee, agency or receiver.
“Tobacco product”, a product containing, made or derived from tobacco or nicotine that is intended for human consumption, whether smoked, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled, snorted, sniffed or ingested by any other means including, but not limited to: cigarettes, cigars, little cigars, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco and snuff and electronic cigarettes, electronic cigars, electronic pipes or other similar products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization; provided, however, that “tobacco product” shall include any component, part or accessory of a tobacco product; and provided further, that “tobacco product” shall not include a product that has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the sale as a tobacco cessation product and is marketed and sold exclusively for the approved purpose.
(b) No person shall sell a tobacco product to a person under the age of 21 or, not being his parent or guardian, give a tobacco product to a person under the age of 21.
(c) A person who violates this section shall be punished by a fine of $100 for the first offense, $200 for a second offense and $300 for a third or subsequent offense.
Section 6A. (a) A person who sells tobacco rolling papers to a person under the age of 21 shall be punished by a fine of $25 for the first offense, $50 for the second offense and $100 for a third or subsequent offense.
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