Maine Revised Statutes

§1560. Nicotine water

1. Definitions.  As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.
A. "Nicotine water" means water that is sold in the State, that is intended for human consumption and that contains as an added ingredient nicotine or an alkaloid having similar physiological activity. [2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Prohibition.  A person may not sell, furnish, give away or offer to sell, furnish or give away nicotine water in this State.
[ 2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Violation.  A person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which fines may be imposed under subsection 4.
[ 2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Fines.  The following fines apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 2 commits a civil violation for which a fine of $500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW).]
B. A person who violates subsection 2 after having previously violated subsection 2 commits a civil violation for which a fine of $1,000 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW).]
C. A person who violates subsection 2 after having previously violated subsection 2 more than once commits a civil violation for which a fine of $5,000 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 623, §1 (NEW).