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453A.2 Persons under legal age.

1. A person shall not sell, give, or otherwise supply any tobacco, tobacco products, or cigarettes to any person under eighteen years of age.

2. A person under eighteen years of age shall not smoke, use, possess, purchase, or attempt to purchase any tobacco, tobacco products, or cigarettes.

3. The Iowa department of public health, a county health department, a city health department, or a city may directly enforce this section in district court and initiate proceedings pursuant to section 453A.22 before a permit- issuing authority against a permit holder violating this section.

4. Payment and distribution of court costs, fees, and fines in a prosecution initiated by a city or county shall be made as provided in chapter 602 for violation of a city or county ordinance.

Section History: Early form

[C97, § 5005, 5006; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 1553; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 98.2]

Section History: Recent form

87 Acts, ch 83, § 1; 91 Acts, ch 240, §3 ~IC93, § 453A.2 ~I94 Acts, ch 1172, §37

Internal References

Referred to in § 453A.3, 453A.22, 805.8(11)

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