2014 Iowa Code
SECTION 101B.7 - Marking of cigarette packaging.

IA Code § 101B.7 (2014) What's This?

101B.7  Marking of cigarette packaging.

1.  Cigarettes that have been certified by a manufacturer in accordance with section 101B.5 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 one of the following:

a.  Modification of the product’s universal product code to include a visible mark printed at or around the area of the universal product code.  The mark may consist of an alphanumeric or symbolic character or characters permanently stamped, engraved, embossed, or printed in conjunction with the universal product code.

b.  Any visible alphanumeric or symbolic character or combination of alphanumeric or symbolic characters permanently stamped, engraved, or embossed upon the cigarette package or cellophane wrap.

c.  Printed, stamped, engraved, or embossed text that indicates that the cigarettes meet the standards of this chapter.

2.  A manufacturer shall use only one marking, and shall apply the marking uniformly for all packages including but not limited to packs, cartons, and cases and to brands marketed by that manufacturer.

3.  The manufacturer shall notify the department of the marking selected.

4.  Prior to the certification of any cigarette, a manufacturer shall present its proposed marking to the department for approval.  Upon receipt of the request, the department shall approve or disapprove the marking offered.  A marking in use and approved for the sale of cigarettes in the state of New York shall be deemed approved.  A proposed marking shall be deemed approved if the department fails to act within ten business days of receiving a request for approval.

5.  A manufacturer shall not modify its approved marking until the modification has been approved by the department in accordance with this section.

2007 Acts, ch 166, §7

Referred to in §101B.3, 101B.5, 101B.6, 101B.8

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