S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and
ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to marijuana
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-j to read as follows:
S 399-J. MARIJUANA THEMED CANDY. 1. NO CANDY OR CONFECTION SOLD IN
THIS STATE SHALL BE PACKAGED, SHAPED OR MANUFACTURED TO RESEMBLE MARI-
JUANA OR MARIJUANA PRODUCTS OR TO IMITATE THE FLAVOR OF MARIJUANA.
2. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE PUNISHABLE
BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR A TERM OF IMPRISON-
MENT OF UP TO ONE YEAR, OR BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.