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36-798.02. Vending machine sales of tobacco and tobacco products; signage; violation; classification

A. A person shall not sell tobacco products through a vending machine unless the vending machine is located in either:

1. A bar.

2. An employee lounge area that is not open to the public and the business in which the lounge area is located does not employ minors.

B. A sign measuring at least eighty square inches shall be obviously affixed to the front of each vending machine. The sign shall state in block letters, it is illegal for a minor to purchase cigarettes or tobacco products and, upon conviction, a fine of up to three hundred dollars may be imposed.

C. This article does not invalidate an ordinance of or prohibit the adoption of an ordinance by a county, city or town to further restrict the location of vending machines or specify different wording for the vending machines signs as required by subsection B of this section.

D. A person who violates this section is guilty of a petty offense.