Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 161.352
Report to Department


Each manufacturer shall file with the department an annual report for each cigarette or tobacco product distributed in this state, stating:


the identity of each ingredient in the cigarette or tobacco product, listed in descending order according to weight, measure, or numerical count, other than:




water; or


a reconstituted tobacco sheet made wholly from tobacco; and


a nicotine yield rating for the cigarette or tobacco product established under Section 161.353 (Nicotine Yield Rates).


This section does not require a manufacturer to disclose the specific amount of any ingredient in a cigarette or tobacco product if that ingredient has been approved as safe when burned and inhaled by the United States Food and Drug Administration or a successor entity.


The executive commissioner by rule shall establish the time for filing an annual report under this section and shall prescribe the form for the report.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1216, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Renumbered from Sec. 161.252 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(64), eff. Sept. 1, 1999. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.02(12), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0479, eff. April 2, 2015.

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