Any written advertisement in this state for the sale of untaxed cigarettes for use and consumption in this state shall contain the following words in not less than fourteen point reverse type in block form: “These cigarettes are subject to the payment of the Connecticut cigarette use tax and the Connecticut use tax and may be subject to seizure as contraband goods.” In the case of any such advertisement being announced verbally, such announcement shall be immediately followed by the words above enclosed in quotation marks. Any person engaged in the business of selling cigarettes, whether or not issued a license by the commissioner under the provisions of this part, violating the provisions of this section shall be fined five hundred dollars for each offense.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 12-292
- Cigarette: means and includes any roll for smoking made wholly or in part of tobacco, irrespective of size or shape and irrespective of whether the tobacco is flavored, adulterated or mixed with any other ingredient, where such roll has a wrapper or cover made of paper or any other material, except where such wrapper is wholly or in the greater part made of tobacco and such roll weighs over three pounds per thousand, provided, if any roll for smoking has a wrapper made of homogenized tobacco or natural leaf tobacco, and the roll is a cigarette size so that it weighs three pounds or less per thousand, such roll is a cigarette and subject to the tax imposed by part I and part II of this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 12-285
- Person: means any individual, firm, fiduciary, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust or association, however formed. See Connecticut General Statutes 12-285