(a)It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to ship, transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute, or purchase contraband cigarettes or contraband smokeless tobacco.
(b)It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to make any false statement or representation with respect to the information required by this chapter to be kept in the records of any person who ships, sells, or distributes any quantity of cigarettes in excess of 10,000 in a single transaction.
2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–177, § 121(b)(2), inserted “or contraband smokeless tobacco” after “contraband cigarettes”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–177, § 121(a)(2), substituted “10,000” for “60,000”.
Subsec. (a) of this section effective Nov. 2, 1978, and subsec. (b) of this section effective on first day of first month beginning more than 120 days after Nov. 2, 1978, see section 4 ofPub. L. 95–575, set out as a note under section
2341 of this title.
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