Minnesota Statutes Local Government Police Powers (Ch. 460-463) § 461.18. Ban on self-service sale of packs;  exceptions

Subdivision 1. Except in adult-only facilities.  (a) No person shall offer for sale tobacco or tobacco-related devices, or electronic delivery devices as defined in section 609.685, subdivision 1 , or nicotine or lobelia delivery products as described in section 609.6855 , in open displays which are accessible to the public without the intervention of a store employee.

(b) [Expired August 28, 1997]

(c) [Expired]

(d) This subdivision shall not apply to retail stores which derive at least 90 percent of their revenue from tobacco and tobacco-related devices and where the retailer ensures that no person younger than 18 years of age is present, or permitted to enter, at any time.

Subd. 2. Vending machine sales prohibited.  No person shall sell tobacco products, electronic delivery devices, or nicotine or lobelia delivery products from vending machines.  This subdivision does not apply to vending machines in facilities that cannot be entered at any time by persons younger than 18 years of age.

Subd. 3. Federal regulations for cartons, multipacks.Code of Federal Regulations, title 21, part 897.16(c), is incorporated by reference with respect to cartons and other multipack units.


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