SUBJECT: CIGARETTE LIGHTERS, MATCHES
KEY WORDS: MINORS
HEALTH, FIRE DEPT
ELEMENTS: “No person shall sell, exchange or distribute cigarette lighters and /
or matches to a minor.”
Minor is a person under the age of 18.
a person, employee, retail store manager or owner or operator of any
establishment engaged in the sale, exchange, or distribution of cigarette
lighters and matches.
A person selling, exchanging or distributing cigarette lighters and / or
matches shall request and examine identification from any purchaser suspected of
being a minor, and shall positively establish the purchaser’s age as eighteen
(18) years or older before allowing the purchase and / or distribution.
Positive ID includes: Mass.
driver’s license, birth certificate with picture ID, two other similar forms
of identification with one being a picture ID.
FINE – Not less than $100 for first offense,.
Not less than $200 for
Not less than $300 for third
ENFORCEMENT: Health and Fire Depts. shall be the enforcing authority of this