70.155.005  <<  70.155.010 >>   70.155.020

Definitions. (Effective until January 1, 2020.)

The definitions set forth in RCW 82.24.010 shall apply to this chapter. In addition, for the purposes of this chapter, unless otherwise required by the context:
(1) "Board" means the Washington *state liquor control board.
(2) "Internet" means any computer network, telephonic network, or other electronic network.
(3) "Minor" refers to an individual who is less than eighteen years old.
(4) "Sample" means a tobacco product distributed to members of the general public at no cost or at nominal cost for product promotion purposes.
(5) "Sampling" means the distribution of samples to members of the public.
(6) "Tobacco product" means a product that contains tobacco and is intended for human use, including any product defined in RCW 82.24.010(2) or ** 82.26.010(1), except that for the purposes of RCW 70.155.140 only, "tobacco product" does not include cigars defined in RCW 82.26.010 as to which one thousand units weigh more than three pounds.

NOTES:

Reviser's note: *(1) The "state liquor control board" was renamed the "state liquor and cannabis board" by 2015 c 70 § 3.
**(2) RCW 82.26.010 was alphabetized pursuant to RCW 1.08.015(2)(k), changing subsection (1) to subsection (21).
(3) In an order on motion for reconsideration and request for stay pending appeal dated September 25, 2006, the United States District Court for the Western District ruled that chapter 14, Laws of 2006 is preempted by the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 1334(b) only in application of the law to cigarette sampling. (Case No. C06-5223, W.D. Wash. 2006.)
FindingIntent2006 c 14: See note following RCW 70.155.050.

Definitions. (Effective January 1, 2020.)

The definitions set forth in RCW 82.24.010 apply to this chapter. In addition, for the purposes of this chapter, unless otherwise required by the context:
(1) "Board" means the Washington state liquor and cannabis board.
(2) "Internet" means any computer network, telephonic network, or other electronic network.
(3) "Sample" means a tobacco product distributed to members of the general public at no cost or at nominal cost for product promotion purposes.
(4) "Sampling" means the distribution of samples to members of the public.
(5) "Tobacco product" means a product that contains tobacco and is intended for human use, including any product defined in RCW 82.24.010(2) or 82.26.010(21), except that for the purposes of RCW 70.155.140 only, "tobacco product" does not include cigars defined in RCW 82.26.010 as to which one thousand units weigh more than three pounds.
(6) "Vapor product" has the same meaning as defined in RCW 70.345.010.

NOTES:

Effective date2019 c 15: See note following RCW 26.28.080.
FindingIntent2006 c 14: See note following RCW 70.155.050.
Raising the minimum legal age of sale in certain compacts, consultations with federally recognized Indian tribes: RCW 43.06.468.
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