28-1418. Tobacco; vapor products; alternative nicotine products; use by minors; penalty.

Whoever, being a minor under the age of eighteen years, shall smoke cigarettes or cigars, use vapor products or alternative nicotine products, or use tobacco in any form whatever, in this state, shall be guilty of a Class V misdemeanor. Any minor charged with a violation of this section may be free from prosecution if he or she furnishes evidence for the conviction of the person or persons selling or giving him or her the cigarettes, cigars, vapor products, alternative nicotine products, or tobacco.

Source:Laws 1911, c. 181, §§ 1, 2, 3, p. 561; R.S.1913, § 8846; C.S.1922, § 9847; C.S.1929, § 28-1021; R.S.1943, § 28-1020; Laws 1977, LB 40, § 103; R.R.S.1943, § 28-1020, (1975); Laws 2014, LB863, § 16.