N.Y. Public Health Law Section 1399-BB-1
Promotions prohibited


1.

No manufacturer and no distributor of electronic cigarettes shall market, license, distribute, sell, or cause to be marketed, licensed, distributed, or sold any item (other than electronic cigarettes, including parts, components or accessories of electronic cigarettes) or service, which bears the brand name (alone or in conjunction with any other word), logo, symbol, motto, selling message, recognizable color or pattern of colors, or any other indicia of product identification identical or similar to, or identifiable with, those used for any brand of electronic cigarette. This subdivision shall not apply to a retailer’s point of sale promotional materials for electronic cigarettes.

2.

No manufacturer, distributor, or retailer may offer or cause to be offered any gift or item to any person purchasing electronic cigarettes in consideration of the purchase thereof.

3.

No manufacturer, distributor, or retailer may sponsor or cause to be sponsored any athletic, musical, artistic, or other social or cultural event, or any entry or team in any event, in the brand name (alone or in conjunction with any other word), logo, symbol, motto, selling message, recognizable color or pattern of colors, or any other indicia of product identification identical or similar to, or identifiable with, those used for any brand of electronic cigarette. Nothing in this subdivision prevents a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer from sponsoring or causing to be sponsored any athletic, musical, artistic, or other social or cultural event, or team or entry, in the name of the corporation which manufactures the electronic cigarettes, provided that the corporate name does not include any brand name (alone or in conjunction with any other word), logo, symbol, motto, selling message, recognizable color or pattern of colors, or any other indicia of product identification identical or similar to, or identifiable with, those used for any brand of electronic cigarettes.

Source: Section 1399-BB-1 — Promotions prohibited, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/1399-BB-1 (updated Jan. 5, 2024; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Jan. 5, 2024

§ 1399-BB-1’s source at nysenate​.gov

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