TITLE 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 114 - TRAFFICKING IN CONTRABAND CIGARETTES AND SMOKELESS
Sec. 2342. Unlawful acts
(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.
(Added Pub. L. 95-575, Sec. 1, Nov. 2, 1978, 92 Stat. 2464; amended
Pub. L. 109-177, title I, Sec. 121(a)(2), (b)(2), Mar. 9, 2006, 120
Stat. 221, 222.)
2006 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109-177, Sec. 121(b)(2), inserted "or
contraband smokeless tobacco" after "contraband cigarettes".
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109-177, Sec. 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 of Pub. L. 95-
575, set out as a note under section 2341 of this title.
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