HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1522

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

Relating to health.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 328J, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"328J- Sale or distribution of menthol flavored cigarettes; prohibited. (a) The sale or distribution of cigarettes with a menthol flavor is prohibited.

(b) Violations of subsection (a) are subject to a fine of up to $1,000 per day for each violation.

(c) As used in this section, "sale" shall have the same meaning as in section 328J-16."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2015.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Menthol Flavored Cigarettes

 

Description:

Prohibits the sale or distribution of menthol flavored cigarettes.

 

 

 

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