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Stop Tobacco Sales to Youth Act of 2015

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Act of October 19, 1949 (15 U.S.C. 375 et seq.; commonly referred to as the "Jenkins Act"), to prevent the interstate sale and delivery of electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco to minors in violation of law.


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07/13/2015Introduced in House

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07/13/2015Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
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07/13/2015Introduced in House
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House Judiciary07/13/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/13/2015)

Stop Tobacco Sales to Youth Act of 2015

Amends the Jenkins Act to include within the definition of "cigarette" electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco.

Defines "electronic cigarette" to mean any electronic device that delivers nicotine, flavor, or other substance via an aerosolized solution (including an electronic cigarette, cigar, pipe, or hookah) to the user inhaling from the device, excluding any product that: (1) is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for sale as a tobacco cessation product or for another therapeutic purpose, and (2) is marketed and sold solely for such a therapeutic purpose.

Makes specified exceptions with respect to Indian tribes and tribal matters.