Protection of Young Persons Act of July 23, 2002 (as amended)

01 Apr, 2003

COMMENTS: The Protection of Young Persons Act of July 23, 2002, regulates numerous industries in relation to children (below the age of 14) and adolescents (between the ages of 14 – 18). With respect to tobacco control, the law prohibits the sale of tobacco and related products (including e-cigarettes) to children and adolescents and prohibits smoking and consumption by children and adolescents in restaurants, stores, and other public places. The law also regulates the sale of tobacco and related products through vending machines. The version uploaded here includes amendments through April 9, 2021.

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