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Dates of Implementation
- The Utah State Fire Marshal (USFM) accepts, and considers Certified, all cigarettes on the State of New York’s Certification list.
Explanation: All varieties of cigarettes Certified in the State of New York as having reduced ignition propensity, as of April 17, 2008, are accepted by USFM as Certified for sale in Utah.
- July 1, 2008 Cigarette Manufacturers can only sell Fire Standard Compliant cigarettes to Wholesalers and Retail Dealers. Civil Penalties became effective against Manufacturers who sell any cigarettes other than those that are Fire Standard Compliant.
- April 17, 2011 Re-Certification Required All varieties accepted from New York and Certified in Utah on or before July 1, 2008, shall be re-Certified as compliant with the Utah Fire Prevention and Safety Act no later than April 30, 2011.