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Senate Bill 0379


Senate Bill 0379

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF SB 379 (Updated April 26, 2005 4:34 pm - DI 103)


Delivery sales of tobacco products. Restricts the shipping of cigarettes to Indiana residents. Excludes cigars and pipe tobacco from the definition of "tobacco product". Provides that a merchant other than a cigarette manufacturer may make a drop shipment of tobacco products through a distributor. Requires cigarette importers and manufacturers to obtain licenses from the alcohol and tobacco commission. Specifies to and from whom distributors, importers, manufacturers, and retailers may sell and receive cigarettes. Requires importers and manufacturers to maintain documentation concerning certain cigarette transactions. Imposes a monetary penalty for violations. Provides for public and private rights of action. Prohibits the importation for personal use of cigarettes of a manufacturer or brand family that is not listed in a certified directory. Makes technical corrections. Adds cigarettes and other tobacco products to items that may not be offered for sale at flea markets. Repeals statutes governing delivery sales of cigarettes.
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