HB 1372 -- Cigarette Taxes
This bill establishes penalties for affixing state tax stamps to
certain types of cigarette packages.
It will be unlawful to affix a state tax stamp to a cigarette
(1) does not comply with the Federal Cigarette Labeling and
(2) has been imported into the United States after January 1,
2000, in violation of 26 U.S.C. Sec. 5754;
(3) has been labeled for export outside the United States only;
(4) has been altered to mask or delete export-only wording.
Any person violating these provisions will be guilty of a class
D felony if convicted. The Department of Revenue may revoke the
wholesale license of any violator and seize and destroy or sell
any cigarette packages in violation of these provisions.
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