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Subdivision 1.Terms.

For the purposes of sections 325F.76 to 325F.78, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given them.

Subd. 2.Chewing tobacco.

"Chewing tobacco" means loose tobacco or a flat compressed cake of tobacco that is inserted into the mouth.

Subd. 3.Distribute.

"Distribute" means to give products to the general public at no cost or at nominal cost for product promotional purposes.

Subd. 4.Package.

"Package" means a pack, box, or container of any kind in which a smokeless tobacco product is offered for sale, sold, or otherwise distributed.

Subd. 5.Person.

"Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, or other business or legal entity.

Subd. 6.Smokeless tobacco.

"Smokeless tobacco" means chewing tobacco or tobacco snuff.

Subd. 7.Tobacco snuff.

"Tobacco snuff" means a small amount of shredded, powdered, or pulverized tobacco that may be inhaled through the nostrils, chewed, or held in the mouth of an individual user.


1986 c 352 s 1

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