Attorney General News Release 2018-54 Act 206 Electronic Smoking Registration

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 in Latest News

DEPARTMENT OF Registration Information Available on Attorney General Website

HONOLULU – Attorney General Russell Suzuki announced today the establishment of the Electronic Smoking Device Retailer Registration Unit within the Department of the Attorney General, pursuant to Act 206, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018. The Act requires an entity engaged in the retail sale of electronic smoking devices to register with the Unit, provide identifying information, and allow for inspections of the retailer’s facilities. Failure to timely register may subject a violator to a civil penalty of $100 for each day the retailer is in violation, plus the costs of the investigation conducted by the Unit to determine the violation.

Retailers must register immediately, starting November 1, 2018, and must complete the registration by December 17. Retailers may obtain a form to apply for a Temporary Certificate of Registration, free of charge, at http://ag.hawaii.gov/cjd/esd-retailer-registration-unit. The temporary registrations will expire on January 2, 2020. Prior to the expiration of the temporary registrations, the Unit will provide information about future registration requirements.

Questions about the registration process can be directed to the Electronic Smoking Device Retailer Registration Unit by email at ATG.ESD.Reg.Unit@hawaii.gov or by phone at (808) 586-1203.

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For more information, contact:

 

James W. Walther

Special Assistant to the Attorney General

Department of the Attorney General

Phone:  (808) 586-1284

Email:  james.w.walther@hawaii.gov

Web:  http://ag.hawaii.gov

Twitter:  @ATGHIgov

 

-James

 

James W. Walther

Special Assistant to the Attorney General

Department of the Attorney General

425 Queen Street

Honolulu  HI  96813

Ph. 808 586-1284

 

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