Arkansas Code Title 26. Taxation § 26-57-216. Permits--Number and location--Background check required

The Director of Arkansas Tobacco Control and the Arkansas Tobacco Control Board may determine the following in accordance with this subchapter:

(1) The number of permits to be granted in the state;

(2)(A) The locations thereof.

(B) However, a retail, wholesale, or manufacturer permit shall not be issued to a residential address or for an address not zoned appropriately for the business seeking to secure the permit;  and

(3)(A) The persons to whom they are to be granted.

(B) However, a permit shall not be issued to:

(i) A person who has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to or been found guilty of a felony;  or

(ii) A business owned or operated, in whole or in part, by a person who has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to or been found guilty of a felony.

(C) Arkansas Tobacco Control shall conduct a criminal justice background check on each permit applicant and application, utilizing its Arkansas Crime Information Center access as a law enforcement agency, in accordance with §§ 12-12-1008 -- 12-12-1011 .


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