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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Section 203 of the Tobacco Control Act - State Regulation of Cigarette Advertising and Promotion

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Section 5 of the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act (15 U.S.C. 1334) is amended by adding at the end the following:

  1. Exception. Notwithstanding subsection (b), a State or locality may enact statutes and promulgate regulations, based on smoking and health, that take effect after the effective date of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, imposing specific bans or restrictions on the time, place, and manner, but not content, of the advertising or promotion of any cigarettes.".