U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 2342. Unlawful Acts

     (a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to ship, transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute, or purchase contraband cigarettes.

     (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 60,000 in a single transaction.

(Added Pub. L. 95–575, § 1, Nov. 2, 1978, 92 Stat. 2464.)

Effective Date

     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.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in sections 1961, 2344 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 2342. Unlawful Acts," U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8T5D8AJA72HXV1.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 2342. Unlawful Acts." U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8T5D8AJA72HXV1.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 2342. Unlawful Acts' in U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L8T5D8AJA72HXV1.