§ 10-9-1  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this article, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS.  A product or devise not consisting of or containing tobacco that provides for the ingestion into the body of nicotine, whether by chewing, smoking, absorbing, dissolving, inhaling, snorting, sniffing, or by any other means.  ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS does not include cigarette, tobacco product, electronic cigarette, or any product approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for sale as a tobacco cessation product, as a tobacco dependence product, or for other medical purposes, and is being marketed and sold solely for that approved purpose.
   ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE.  Any device that employs a battery or other mechanism to heat a solution or substance to produce a vapor or aerosol intended for inhalation; any cartridge or container of a solution or substance intended to be used with or in the device or to refill the device; or any solution or substance, whether or not it contains nicotine intended for use in the device.  ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE includes, but is not limited to, any electronic nicotine delivery system, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, electronic hookah, vape pen, or similar product or device, and any components or parts that can be used to build the product or device. ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE does not include cigarette, tobacco product, alternative nicotine product, or any product approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for sale as a tobacco cessation product, as a tobacco dependence product, or for other medical purposes, and is being marketed and sold solely for that approved purpose, or any therapeutic product approved for use under the Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.
   NICOTINE.  Any form of the chemical nicotine, including any salt or complex, regardless of whether the chemical is naturally or synthetically derived.
   TOBACCO PRODUCT.  Any product containing or made from tobacco that is intended for human consumption, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled, snorted, sniffed, or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, little cigars, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco, snuff, snus, and any other smokeless tobacco product which contains tobacco that is finely cut, ground, powdered, or leaf and intended to be placed in the oral cavity.  TOBACCO PRODUCT includes any component, part, or accessory of a tobacco product, whether or not sold separately.  TOBACCO PRODUCT does not include electronic cigarette, alternative nicotine product, or any product approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for sale as a tobacco cessation product, as a tobacco dependence product, or for other medical purposes, and is being marketed and sold solely for that approved purpose.
   VENDING MACHINE.  Any mechanical, electric or electronic, self-service device which, upon insertion of money, tokens, credit card, debit card, or any other form of payment, dispenses tobacco products.
(Ord. 92-10-116, passed 10-27-1992; Ord. 2014-01-01, passed 1-6-2014; Ord. 2017-05-22, passed 5-1-2017; Ord. 2019-08-29, passed 8-5-2019)