34-49-7Sale of cigarettes for purpose of consumer testing not prohibited.

The requirements of § 34-49-2 do not prohibit the sale of cigarettes solely for the purpose of consumer testing. For purposes of this section, the term, consumer testing, means an assessment of cigarettes that is conducted by a manufacturer or under the control and direction of a manufacturer, for the purpose of evaluating consumer acceptance of the cigarettes. The manufacturer may only utilize the quantity of cigarettes that is reasonably necessary for the assessment.

Source: SL 2009, ch 172, § 7, eff. Jan. 1, 2011.