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Big Change For Smokers in 2010

by: Kristen Guilfoos
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - There's a big change coming up for smokers on New Years Day.

As of January 1st, you can only purchase self-extinguishing cigarettes. 

The standards by January 1st of last year, but enforcement is set to begin on January 1st of this year.

Retailers who still have the old cigarettes on their shelves could face a fine of $100 per pack.

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