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ACT SUMMARY 2007-2008

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ACT NO. 119


Mail order and Internet sales

This act bans the shipment of certain tobacco products – including cigarettes, little cigars, snuff, and roll-your-own tobacco – to persons other than licensed wholesale dealers when the product is purchased via mail order, computer network, the Internet, or any telephonic network. The act provides for criminal penalties of imprisonment for not more than five years or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both, for knowing and intentional violations of the law. In addition, the act provides for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000.00 for each violation.

Effective Date: May 6, 2008.

Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont