Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 161.353
Nicotine Yield Rates


Each manufacturer shall assign a nicotine yield rating to each cigarette or tobacco product distributed in this state. The rating shall be assigned in accordance with department standards.


The department standards must be developed so that the nicotine yield rating reflects, as accurately as possible, nicotine intake for an average consumer of the cigarette or tobacco product.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1216, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Renumbered from Sec. 161.253 by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 19.01(64), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0480, eff. April 2, 2015.

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