assembly Bill A10732

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the distribution without charge or sale of flavored nicotine pouches

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Jul 08, 2020 referred to health

A10732 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1399-aa, 1399-bb & 1399-ff, add §1399-mm-4, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A679

A10732 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the distribution without charge or sale of flavored nicotine pouches.

A10732 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  10732

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. L. Rosen-
  thal) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  prohibiting  the
  distribution without charge or sale of flavored nicotine pouches

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 1399-aa of the public  health  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 19 to read as follows:
  19.  "NICOTINE  POUCH"  SHALL  MEAN  A  SMOKELESS  PRE-PORTIONED POUCH
CONTAINING NICOTINE BUT NO TOBACCO, IN WHICH THE  USER  PUTS  THE  POUCH
BETWEEN  HIS  OR  HER LIP AND GUM AND LEAVES IT THERE WHILE THE NICOTINE
AND TASTE IS BEING RELEASED.
  § 2. Section 1399-bb of the public health law, as amended by section 4
of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  1399-bb.  Distribution of tobacco products, NICOTINE POUCHES, vapor
products, or herbal cigarettes without charge. 1. No retail  dealer,  or
any  agent  or  employee  of  a retail dealer engaged in the business of
selling or otherwise distributing tobacco  products,  NICOTINE  POUCHES,
vapor  products  intended  or reasonably expected to be used with or for
the  consumption  of  nicotine,  or  herbal  cigarettes  for  commercial
purposes,  or  any agent or employee of such retail dealer, or any agent
or employee of a retail dealer, shall knowingly, in furtherance of  such
business:
  (a)  distribute without charge any tobacco products, NICOTINE POUCHES,
vapor products intended or reasonably expected to be used  with  or  for
the  consumption  of  nicotine,  or herbal cigarettes to any individual,
provided that the distribution of a package containing tobacco products,
NICOTINE POUCHES, vapor products intended or reasonably expected  to  be
used  with  or  for the consumption of nicotine, or herbal cigarettes in
violation of this subdivision shall constitute a single violation  with-
out regard to the number of items in the package; or
  (b)  distribute  price  reduction instruments which are redeemable for
tobacco products, NICOTINE POUCHES, vapor products intended  or  reason-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets