An Act To Prohibit the Sale and Distribution of Flavored Tobacco Products
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §1560-D, as amended by PL 2011, c. 380, Pt. II, §2, is further amended to read:
§ 1560-D. Flavored tobacco products
A public statement or claim made or disseminated by the manufacturer of a tobacco product, or by a person authorized or permitted by the manufacturer to make or disseminate public statements concerning a tobacco product, that a tobacco product has or produces a characterizing flavor constitutes presumptive evidence that the tobacco product is a flavored tobacco product.
Sec. 2. Maine Revised Statutes headnote amended; revision clause. In the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, chapter 262-A, subchapter 5, in the subchapter headnote, the words "flavored cigars" are amended to read "flavored tobacco products" and the Revisor of Statutes shall implement this revision when updating, publishing or republishing the statutes.
This bill prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products, including flavored cigars.