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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3283         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1904

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Christine E. Canavan

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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 to amend tobacco control laws.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3283        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1904

By Mrs. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1904) of Christine E. Canavan and Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit the possession of tobacco products by persons under the eighteen years of age.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to amend tobacco control laws.
 

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

              Possession of Tobacco Products by Persons Under 18

              M.G.L. Chapter 270. Section 6b

              Section 1. Prohibited

              No person under the age of 18 shall be permitted to possess any tobacco products.

              Section 2. Violations and penalties

              Any person found to be in possession of any tobacco product who is under the age of 18 shall have the tobacco product seized.

              Any person found to be in possession

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