34-49-9Cigarette package marking requirements.

Cigarettes that are certified by a manufacturer in accordance with this chapter shall be marked to indicate compliance with the requirements of this chapter. The marking shall be in eight point type or larger and consist of the letters, FSC, which signifies Fire Standard Compliant, permanently printed, stamped, engraved, or embossed on the package at or near the UPC Code.

A manufacturer may only use one marking, and shall apply this marking uniformly for all packages, including packs, cartons, and cases, and brands marketed by that manufacturer.

Any manufacturer certifying cigarettes in accordance with this chapter shall provide a copy of the certifications to each distributor, wholesaler, and retailer to which the manufacturer sells cigarettes. Each distributor, wholesaler, and retailer shall permit the state fire marshal, the secretary, and the attorney general to inspect markings of cigarette packaging marked in accordance with this section.

Source: SL 2009, ch 172, § 9, eff. Jan. 1, 2011.