CA Health & Safety Code Section 14941

As used in this part, the following terms shall have the following meanings:


“Cigarette lighter” means a device used to light cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, but does not mean a match. “Cigarette lighter” includes a device, such as a watch, that may be used to light cigarettes, cigars, and pipes even though it is primarily used for other purposes. “Cigarette lighter” does not include lighters that are refillable and have a gross fueled weight of at least 35 grams.


“Operate” means the ability to cause a cigarette lighter to ignite.


“Special design” means a design of a cigarette lighter that results in the cigarette lighter being significantly difficult for children under five years of age to operate.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 14941’s source at ca​.gov