70.155.010  <<  70.155.020 >>   70.155.030

Cigarette wholesaler or retailer licensee dutiesProhibition sign to be posted. (Effective until January 1, 2020.)

A person who holds a license issued under RCW 82.24.520 or 82.24.530 shall:
(1) Display the license or a copy in a prominent location at the outlet for which the license is issued; and
(2) Display a sign concerning the prohibition of tobacco sales to minors.
Such sign shall:
(a) Be posted so that it is clearly visible to anyone purchasing tobacco products from the licensee;
(b) Be designed and produced by the department of health to read: "THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER AGE 18 IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. IF YOU ARE UNDER 18, YOU COULD BE PENALIZED FOR PURCHASING A TOBACCO PRODUCT; PHOTO ID REQUIRED"; and
(c) Be provided free of charge by the *liquor control board.

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: The "state liquor control board" was renamed the "state liquor and cannabis board" by 2015 c 70 § 3.

Cigarette wholesaler or retailer licensee dutiesProhibition sign to be posted. (Effective January 1, 2020.)

A person who holds a license issued under RCW 82.24.520 or 82.24.530 shall:
(1) Display the license or a copy in a prominent location at the outlet for which the license is issued; and
(2) Display a sign concerning the prohibition of tobacco sales to persons under the age of twenty-one.
Such sign shall:
(a) Be posted so that it is clearly visible to anyone purchasing tobacco products from the licensee;
(b) Be designed and produced by the department of health to read: "THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER AGE 21 IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTO ID REQUIRED UPON REQUEST"; and
(c) Be provided free of charge by the liquor and cannabis board.

NOTES:

Effective date2019 c 15: See note following RCW 26.28.080.
Raising the minimum legal age of sale in certain compacts, consultations with federally recognized Indian tribes: RCW 43.06.468.
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