(a) It is unlawful for any minor to purchase, use, possess, or transport tobacco, tobacco product, or alternative nicotine product within this state. It shall not be unlawful for a minor employee of a tobacco, tobacco product, or alternative nicotine product permit holder to handle, transport, or sell tobacco, tobacco product, or alternative tobacco product if the minor employee is acting within the line and scope of employment and the permit holder, or an employee of the permit holder who is 21 years of age or older, is present.
(b) It is unlawful for any minor to present or offer to another person proof of identification which is false, fraudulent, or not actually his or her own proof of identification in order to buy, receive, or otherwise obtain, or attempt to buy, receive, or otherwise obtain, any tobacco, tobacco product, or alternative nicotine product.
(c) If a minor is cited for any violation under this section, the citing agency shall notify a parent, legal guardian, or legal custodian of the minor unless the minor has been emancipated by court order or operation of law.
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