5.16.140 – Vending machines; locking devices

A. It shall be unlawful for any licensee under this article to sell or offer for sale, give away, deliver or to keep with the intention of selling, giving away or delivering tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or electronic cigarettes by use of a vending machine, unless such vending machine is equipped with a manual, electric or electronic locking device controlled by the licensee so as to prevent its operation by persons under the age of 21 years.                                                                                           

B. Any premises where access by persons under the age of 21 years is prohibited and where vending machines are strictly for the use of employees of the business located at such premises shall be exempt from the requirements of subsection (A) of this section.

(2019-M-21: § 12)