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HB299/LM (BR1098) - D. Watkins, J. Jenkins, G. Brown Jr., T. Burch

     AN ACT restricting tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products to persons 21 years of age or older.
     Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 438 to raise to 21 the minimum age to buy tobacco, alternative nicotine products, and vapor products; redefine "proof of age"; specify sales restrictions to those under 21 years of age; forbid purchases by those under 21; incorporate the expanded restrictions into requirements for wholesalers, retailers, and manufacturers, vending machine sales, notice requirements, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control inspections and duties; raise the tobacco, alternative nicotine products, and vapor products possession age to 21; EFFECTIVE August 1, 2016.


     HCS1/LM - Retain original provisions and make technical grammatical change.

     Jan 26, 2016 - introduced in House
     Jan 27, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 02, 2016 - posted in committee
     Feb 11, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Feb 12, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16, 2016 - recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)