CHAPTER 48. CONDUCT AFFECTING PUBLIC HEALTH
§ 48.015. PROHIBITIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN CIGARETTES. (a) A person may not acquire, hold, own, possess, or
transport for sale or distribution in this state or import or cause
to be imported into this state for sale or distribution in this
(1) cigarettes that do not comply with all applicable
requirements imposed by or under federal law and implementing
(2) cigarettes to which stamps may not be affixed
under Section 154.0415, Tax Code, other than cigarettes lawfully
imported or brought into the state for personal use and cigarettes
lawfully sold or intended to be sold as duty-free merchandise by a
duty-free sales enterprise in accordance with 19 U.S.C. Section
1555(b), as amended.
(b) A person who commits an act prohibited by Subsection
(a), knowing or having reason to know that the person is doing so,
is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.