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(a) "Alternative Nicotine Product" means a noncombustible product containing nicotine that is intended for human consumption, whether chewed, absorbed or ingested by any other means. FDA approved cessation products containing nicotine, when properly procured either via a prescription or a medical doctor's recommendation, to control an alternative nicotine problem or addiction, shall be a defense to liability under this sub-section, 656.02(a).
(b) "Minor" means an individual under 18 years of age.
(c) "Person who sells tobacco products at retail" means a person whose ordinary course of business consists, in whole or in part, of the retail sale of tobacco products subject to state sales tax.
(d) "Public place" means a public street, sidewalk, or park or any area open to the general public in a publicly owned or operated building or public place of business.
(e) "Tobacco product" means a product that contains tobacco and is intended for human consumption, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, noncigarette smoking tobacco, or smokeless tobacco, as those terms are defined in section 2 of the Tobacco Products Tax Act, 1993 PA327; MCL 205,422, and cigars.
(f) "Use a tobacco product" means to smoke, chew, suck, inhale, or otherwise consume a tobacco product.
(g) "Vapor Product" means a noncombustible product containing nicotine that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size, that can be used to produce vapor from nicotine in a solution or other form. Vapor Product includes an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe or similar product or device and a vapor cartridge or other container of nicotine in a solution or other form that is intended to be used with or in an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device.
(Ord. 855. Passed 4-9-12; Ord. 919. Passed 10-8-18.)