HOUSE BILL NO. 120
AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2
AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 53, TITLE 30 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO PROVIDE FOR LABELING ON PACKAGES OF SMOKELESS TOBACCO.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two- thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):
Section 1. Amend §5301, Chapter 53, Title 30 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subparagraph "(17)" to read as follows:
"(17) 'Smokeless tobacco products' mean all products, including but not limited to chewing tobacco, made primarily from tobacco for Individual consumption, not intended to be smoked."
Section 2. Amend §5321, Chapter 53, Title 30 of the Delaware Code by adding a new subsection "(c)" to read as follows:
"(c) A licensed tobacco product dealer shall not sell smokeless tobacco products unless the package for such smokeless tobacco product bears a legible legend required by any Federal law, rule or regulation relating to the possible hazard involved In use of the product."
Section 3. The effective date of this Act shall be the date upon which any Federal law, rule or regulation requiring a label relating to the possible hazard Involved in use of the product goes into effect.
Approved June 30, 1986.