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SF 50 - Increases the Legal Smoking Age to 21 - Wyoming Key Vote

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Title: Increases the Legal Smoking Age to 21

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with house amendments and pass a bill that increases the legal smoking age to 21.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits any individual from selling, offering for sale, giving, or delivering nicotine products to any individual under the age of 21 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any individual found to have violated the previous highlight will be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a $250 fine for a first offense and a $500 fine for any subsequent violation (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual will not be arrested for an alleged violation but will be issued a citation as a charging document (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits any conviction, guilty plea, adjudication of guilt, or forfeiture of bond from being reported to the court to any law enforcement agency upon payment of the fine (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that electronic cigarettes will not include a battery or battery charger sold separately from the electronic cigarette (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “electronic cigarette” as any device that can be used to deliver aerosolized or vaporized nicotine or synthetic nicotine to the individual using the device, including (Sec. 1):

    • Electronic cigars and cigarillos; or

    • Electronic pipes, hooka, or vapor pen.

  • Defines “nicotine products” as tobacco products and electronic cigarettes (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “vapor materials” as any liquid solution or other material containing nicotine or synthetic nicotine that is depleted as an electronic cigarette is used (Sec. 1).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Increases the Legal Smoking Age to 21

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a bill that increases the legal smoking age to 21.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits any individual from selling, offering for sale, giving, or delivering nicotine products to any individual under the age of 21 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any individual found to have violated the previous highlight will be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a $250 fine for a first offense and a $500 fine for any subsequent violation (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual will not be arrested for an alleged violation but will be issued a citation as a charging document (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits any conviction, guilty plea, adjudication of guilt, or forfeiture of bond from being reported to the court to any law enforcement agency upon payment of the fine (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that electronic cigarettes will not include a battery or battery charger sold separately from the electronic cigarette (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “electronic cigarette” as any device that can be used to deliver aerosolized or vaporized nicotine or synthetic nicotine to the individual using the device, including (Sec. 1):

    • Electronic cigars and cigarillos; or

    • Electronic pipes, hooka, or vapor pen.

  • Defines “nicotine products” as tobacco products and electronic cigarettes (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “vapor materials” as any liquid solution or other material containing nicotine or synthetic nicotine that is depleted as an electronic cigarette is used (Sec. 1).

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