HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 989        FILED ON: 1/29/2021

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2244

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act further regulating the sale of tobacco products.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

1/29/2021


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 989        FILED ON: 1/29/2021

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2244

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2244) of Tackey Chan further regulating the sale of tobacco products.  Public Health.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-Second General Court
(2021-2022)

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An Act further regulating the sale of tobacco products.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 6 of Chapter 270 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 official edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (d) and (e) and inserting in place the following three subsections:

(d) Any retailer that sells, offers for sale, or distributes for commercial purpose any tobacco product shall maintain a stock of, and offer for retail sale, at least one type of nicotine replacement therapy drug, device, or combination product that has been approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration for cessation of tobacco use pursuant to the “Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act,” 21 U.S.C. ss.301 et seq.

(e) 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.

(f) The department of public health may promulgate regulations to implement this section.