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§ 16.7-204. Scope of authorization under license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness RegulationEffective: October 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Title 16.7. Electronic Smoking Devices Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Licenses (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2019
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 16.7-204
§ 16.7-204. Scope of authorization under license
(a) An electronic smoking devices manufacturer license authorizes the licensee to:
(1) sell electronic smoking devices to:
(i) a licensed electronic smoking devices wholesaler located in the State;
(ii) an electronic smoking devices wholesaler or retailer located outside the State if the electronic smoking devices may be sold lawfully in Maryland;
(iii) a licensed vape shop vendor; and
(iv) a consumer if:
1. the licensee manufactured the devices; and
2. the consumer purchases or orders the devices through the mail, a computer network, a telephonic network, or another electronic network;
(2) if the electronic smoking devices manufacturer licensee also holds a license to act as an electronic smoking devices retailer or a vape shop vendor, transfer electronic smoking devices to inventory for sale under the retail license or vape shop license; and
(3) except as otherwise prohibited or restricted under local law, this article, or the Criminal Law Article, distribute electronic smoking devices products to a licensed electronic smoking devices retailer or vape shop vendor.
(b) An electronic smoking devices retailer license authorizes the licensee to:
(1) sell electronic smoking devices to consumers;
(2) buy electronic smoking devices from an electronic smoking devices wholesaler distributor or electronic smoking devices wholesaler importer;
(3) if the electronic smoking devices retailer licensee also holds a license to act as an electronic smoking devices manufacturer, sell at retail electronic smoking devices manufactured under the manufacturer license; and
(4) except as otherwise prohibited or restricted under local law, this article, the Criminal Law Article, or § 24-305 of the Health--General Article, distribute sample electronic smoking devices products to consumers in the State.
(c) An electronic smoking devices wholesaler distributor license or electronic smoking devices wholesaler importer license authorizes the licensee to:
(1) sell electronic smoking devices to electronic smoking devices retailers and vape shop vendors;
(2) buy electronic smoking devices directly from an electronic smoking devices manufacturer and an electronic smoking devices wholesaler distributor or electronic smoking devices wholesaler importer;
(3) hold electronic smoking devices; and
(4) sell electronic smoking devices to another licensed electronic smoking devices wholesaler distributor or electronic smoking devices wholesaler importer.
(d) A vape shop vendor license authorizes the licensee to:
(1) sell electronic smoking devices as a vape shop vendor;
(2) if the vape shop vendor licensee also holds a license to act as an electronic smoking devices manufacturer, sell at retail electronic smoking devices manufactured under the manufacturer license; and
(3) buy electronic smoking devices from an electronic smoking devices manufacturer, an electronic smoking devices wholesaler distributor, or an electronic smoking devices wholesaler importer.

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Added by Acts 2017, c. 814, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017. Amended by Acts 2018, c. 12, § 1, eff. April 5, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 199, § 1, eff. April 24, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 200, § 1, eff. April 24, 2018; Acts 2019, c. 396, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2019.
MD Code, Business Regulation, § 16.7-204, MD BUS REG § 16.7-204
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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