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File #: 19-0605    Version: Name: PROHIBITING THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 21
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 12/5/2018 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: 12/12/2018 Final action: 1/24/2019
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 54 - Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations, ARTICLE V, Tobacco Dealers, Section 54-301- Definitions and 54-305 - Prohibitions on sale or distribution of tobacco products, of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows: Sec. 54-301. - Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Sponsors: ALMA E. ANAYA, LUIS ARROYO JR, SCOTT R. BRITTON, JOHN P. DALEY, DENNIS DEER, BRIDGET GAINER, BRANDON JOHNSON, BILL LOWRY, DONNA MILLER, STANLEY MOORE, KEVIN B. MORRISON, SEAN M. MORRISON, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

PROHIBITING THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 21

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 54 - Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations, ARTICLE V, Tobacco Dealers, Section 54-301- Definitions and 54-305 - Prohibitions on sale or distribution of tobacco products, of the Cook County Code are hereby amended as follows:
Sec. 54-301. - Definitions.
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
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Public Education Program means an informational campaign in which the public shall be informed of the inherent risks and dangers of consuming tobacco products. The campaign may utilize traditional means of communication such as media advertising, pamphlets, posters, social media and/or any other method necessary.
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Tobacco products means any product in leaf, flake, plug, liquid, vapor or any other form, containing nicotine derived from tobacco, which product is intended to enable human consumption of the tobacco or nicotine, whether chewed, smoked, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled, snorted, sniffed, or ingested by other means. The term includes tobacco products that are a nonlighted, noncombustible product that employs a mechanical heating element, battery, or electronic circuit regardless of shape or size and that can be used to produce vapor from nicotine in a solution. The term also includes any vapor cartridge or other container of nicotine in a solution or other form that is intended to be used with or in an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device. For the purposes of this article, the term "Tobacco products" excludes any product that has been specifically approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for sale as a tobacco cessation product or...

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