Montana Title 16. Alcohol and Tobacco § 16-11-306. Sales of tobacco, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products through vending machines restricted

(1) Tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, and vapor products may be sold through a vending machine only in places where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed on the premises and where the vending machine is under the direct line-of-sight supervision of the owner or an employee of the establishment.  The tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products must be in a vending machine that contains only tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products.

(2) Tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products may not be sold through a vending machine that is located in a restaurant unless the restaurant has a bar, the restaurant area shares seating with the bar area, and the vending machine meets the requirements of subsection (1).

(3) The sale of tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products from a vending machine under the direct line-of-sight supervision of an owner or employee is considered a sale of tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products by the owner or employee for the purposes of 16-11-305 .


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