2. When nitrous oxide is sold for nonmedical use, both the seller and buyer shall obtain a written permit issued by the Department of Health; except that if the seller is registered with the Department of Health as a distributor or wholesaler of nitrous oxide or if the nitrous oxide is to be used in food preparation, the seller or buyer does not have to obtain a permit. A permit shall contain the name, address and other location of the person who requests the permit and a registration number assigned by the Department of Health. The buyer shall state the intended use of the nitrous oxide on the permit.

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 1 and 2 of this act, no person shall sell, distribute or dispense nitrous oxide to any person under 19 years of age.

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes 24:6G-2

  • person: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2


L.1982,c.127,s.2; amended 1992,c.179.