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      RS 26:910.1     

  

§910.1.  Self-service displays

A.  In order to prevent persons under eighteen years of age from purchasing or receiving tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products from self-service displays, the sale or delivery of such products through a self-service display is prohibited unless the machine is a vending machine as defined in R.S. 26:910 that complies with the terms and provisions of that Section.

B.(1)  The provisions of this Section shall not apply to a tobacconist at a particular outlet or a retail tobacco business.

(2)  "Retail tobacco business" for purposes of this Section means a bona fide retail dealer engaged in the sale of tobacco products and accessories for retail sale where fifty percent or more of the total sales for the preceding twelve months, excluding fuel sales, were tobacco products, including cigarettes, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products.

(3)  "Tobacconist at a particular outlet" for purposes of this Section means a bona fide retail dealer engaged in receiving bulk smoking tobacco for the purpose of blending such tobacco for retail sale at a particular retail outlet where fifty percent or more of the total purchases for the preceding twelve months were purchases of tobacco products, excluding cigarettes, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products.

Acts 2009, No. 162, §1; Acts 2014, No. 278, §2, eff. May 28, 2014.



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