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File #: 19-0476    Version: 0 Name: Tobacco Distribution - Conforming Modifications
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 12/16/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 2/4/2020
Enactment #: 20-340
Title: Tobacco Distribution - Conforming Modifications For the purpose of conforming the City Health Code with certain amendments made by Chapter 396, 2019 Laws of Maryland; prohibiting the distribution of certain tobacco products to individuals under 21; providing for an exception for active military personnel; defining certain terms; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Conforming, Distribution, Modifications, Tobacco
Attachments: 1. Law 19-0476, 2. Health 19-0476, 3. 19-0476~1st Reader, 4. 19-0476~3rd Reader, 5. 19-0476 Complete Bill File
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Health Department)


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Tobacco Distribution - Conforming Modifications
For the purpose of conforming the City Health Code with certain amendments made by Chapter 396, 2019 Laws of Maryland; prohibiting the distribution of certain tobacco products to individuals under 21; providing for an exception for active military personnel; defining certain terms; and providing for a special effective date.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article - Health
Section(s) 12-501, 12-502, 12-503, to be under the amended subtitle designation
“Subtitle 12. Unlawful Distribution”
Baltimore City Revised Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Revised Code

Article - Health

Title 12. Tobacco Products

Subtitle 5. Unlawful Distribution [to Minors]

§ 12-501. Definitions.

(a) In general.

In this subtitle, the following terms have the meanings indicated.




[(b) Electronic smoking device.]

[“Electronic smoking device” has the meaning stated in § 12-101 {“Definitions”} of this title.]

(b) [(c)] Distribute.

“Distribute” means to:

(1) give away, sell, deliver, dispense, or issue;

(2) offer to give away, sell, deliver, dispense, or issue; or

(3) cause or hire any person to:

(i) give away,...

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