This regulation explains requirements related to distributing cigarettes in the several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Important topics include:
- Definitions of terms used in this regulation
- Definition of "contraband cigarettes"
- Recordkeeping requirements for cigarette distributors
- Penalties and forfeitures for contraband cigarettes
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