Editorial Notes

1935—Act Aug. 27, 1935, inserted “and Puerto Rico” after “United States”, substituted “seven hundred and fifty thousand cigarettes” for “one million cigarettes” before second proviso and inserted second proviso.

1932—Act July 14, 1932, substituted “thirty-five” for “fifty” and “one hundred and eighty-five thousand cigars” and “one million” for “seven hundred and fifty thousand cigarettes”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

“Porto Rico” changed to “Puerto Rico” by act May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158.


Act Aug. 27, 1935, ch. 749, § 4, 49 Stat. 894, provided that: “If any provision of this Act [amending this section and sections 502 and 505 of this title], or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the Act and the application of such provisions to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.”