The offering or giving of any article of value in connection with the sale of cigarettes by or to a dealer or the offering or the making of any concession of any kind, whether by the giving of coupons or otherwise in connection with any such sale, or the sale or offering for sale of cigarettes in combination with any other commodity, shall be deemed a violation of sections 12-326a to 12-326h, inclusive. The provisions of this section shall not apply to coupons, gratuities, fees, gifts or payments of cash or in property made, given or furnished by manufacturers of cigarettes uniformly and without discrimination to distributors or dealers for the sale, handling, servicing, display or advertising of cigarettes.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 12-326e
- Dealer: means any person other than a distributor who is engaged in this state in the business of selling cigarettes, including any person operating and servicing fewer than twenty-five cigarette vending machines, and any person who is engaged in the business of selling taxed tobacco products, as defined in section 12-330a, at retail. See Connecticut General Statutes 12-285