2021 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 15 - Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco, Smoking Hemp, and Vapor Products Act
§ 39-17-1512. Liquid Nicotine Containers to Satisfy Federal Child-Resistant Effectiveness Standards

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-17-1512 (2021)
  1. As used in this section, “liquid nicotine container”:

    1. Means a bottle or other container that contains liquid nicotine or any other substance containing nicotine, where the liquid or other substance is sold, marketed, or intended for use in a vapor product; and

    2. Does not include a liquid or other substance containing nicotine in a cartridge that is sold, marketed, or intended for use in a vapor product; provided, that such cartridge is prefilled and sealed by the manufacturer, and not intended to be opened by the consumer.

  2. Unless specifically preempted by federal law, a liquid nicotine container used in conjunction with a vapor product that is sold at retail in this state shall satisfy the child-resistant effectiveness standards under 16 CFR 1700.15(b)(1) when tested in accordance with the requirements of 16 CFR 1700.20.
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