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Information on Tobacco Warning Letters

Warning Letters issued to tobacco retailers for violations observed during a compliance check inspection can be found below.

Compliance check inspections of tobacco retailers occur periodically, and are conducted to determine a retail establishment’s compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) and its regulations in effect, such as the Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents, found at Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1140 (21 C.F.R. Part 1140).

Tobacco Products Covered in Compliance Check Inspections of Tobacco Retailers: 

  • cigarettes
  • smokeless tobacco

The Overview: Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters provides a brief description of what retailers should do if they have received a Warning Letter.

*All other Warning Letters issued by CTP for violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Tobacco Control Act and its applicable regulations, can be found at FDA’s main Warning Letter page at the Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations - Warning Letters page.

For information on FDA’s tobacco laws and regulations, visit http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/default.htm

Search for Warning Letters

The Compliance Check Database, containing the results of all inspections, including warning letters, is updated monthly. For the most recent tobacco warning letters, review the list of warning letters posted within the last 45 days below.

To download information about Warning Letters posted in the last 45 days to an Excel document:


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Date Stamp on Letter Retailer Store Name Retailer Street Address Retailer City Retailer State Retailer ZIP Code
December 29, 2016 Three Point Food Mart 720 College Street North Madisonville TN 37354
December 29, 2016 Super-Mercado Guadalajara 2803 White Horse Road Greenville SC 29611
December 29, 2016 JP Mart 1174 Lake Murray Boulevard Irmo SC 29063
December 29, 2016 Flying J Travel Plaza 3300 East Andy Devine Avenue Kingman AZ 46401
December 29, 2016 Cape Fear Deli & Grill 3360 Village Drive Fayetteville NC 28304
December 29, 2016 Cruz Grocery 1838 South 22nd Street Philadelphia PA 19145
December 29, 2016 Tobacco & Vape 4040 Bay Road Saginaw IN 48603
December 22, 2016 Indian Smoke Shop 1418 North Sheridan Road Tulsa OK 74115
December 22, 2016 Sam's Food Stores 1149 New Britain Avenue West Hartford CT 06110
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 43 Revere Street Winthrop MA 02152
December 22, 2016 Ampride 3210 West Old Potash Highway Grand Island NE 68803
December 22, 2016 Country Pride /United AG Cooperative 331 Highway 63 Shell Lake WI 54871
December 22, 2016 Mobil Mart 2050 Sheridan Drive Buffalo NY 14223
December 22, 2016 Highway Food Store 269 State Highway 75 North Huntsville TX 77320
December 22, 2016 Citgo/Home Style Bakery 3030 West Park Drive Huntington IN 46750
December 22, 2016 M & M Grocery 911 Joseph E Boone Boulevard North West Atlanta GA 30314
December 22, 2016 Save A Minute Market 1341 Winchester Road Memphis TN 38116
December 22, 2016 Riverside Indian Smoke Shop 1614 East 81st Street Tulsa OK 74137
December 22, 2016 Indian Smoke Shop 704 South Main Street Broken Arrow OK 74012
December 22, 2016 Walgreen's 1140 East Kearney Street Springfield MO 65803
December 22, 2016 Love's 8349 Enterprise Road Bloomsdale MO 63627
December 22, 2016 Walgreens 1925 East Andy Devine Avenue Kingman AZ 86401
December 22, 2016 Ya Ya Food Mart 2770 Graham Road Fayetteville NC 28304
December 22, 2016 Speedway 2330 West Station Street Kankakee IL 60901
December 22, 2016 Palm Food Store 17851 Northwest 78th Avenue Hialeah FL 33015
December 22, 2016 Family Dollar 930 Juan Tabo Boulevard Northeast Albuquerque NM 87112
December 22, 2016 Conoco Phillips 2607 7th Street Las Vegas NM 87701
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 1745 Highway 15 South Sumter SC 29150
December 22, 2016 Scotchman 2527 Devine Street Columbia SC 29205
December 22, 2016 Cenex 302 Governor Street Oklee MN 56742
December 22, 2016 Flash Market 103 Highway 412 West Siloam Springs AR 72761
December 22, 2016 Flores Mini Market 1300 South 28th Street Philadelphia PA 19146
December 22, 2016 Wawa 2239 North Semoran Boulevard Orlando FL 32807
December 22, 2016 Corner Mart 24595 Highway 76 East Clinton SC 29325
December 22, 2016 Mini Market 17600 South West 137th Avenue Miami FL 33177
December 22, 2016 Forward Enterprises / Shell 201 South Main Street Standish MI 48658
December 22, 2016 Casey's General Store 1814 North Eddy Street Grand Island NE 68801
December 22, 2016 Smith's 1634 West South Jordan Parkway South Jordan UT 84095
December 22, 2016 Brothers Shop & Save Supermaket 2639 Tasker Street Philadelphia PA 19145
December 22, 2016 Paul's Food Mart 920 Benjamin Benson Street Greensboro NC 27406
December 22, 2016 Wal-Mart 8335 East Guadalupe Road Mesa AZ 85212
December 22, 2016 Peoples General Store 2540 Morehead Avenue Ridgeway VA 24148
December 22, 2016 Main Street Pub Inc 11 West Main Street Vermillion SD 57069
December 22, 2016 Valero/Cracker Box 7911 Calion Highway El Dorado AR 71730
December 22, 2016 North Murray Gas 943 North Murray Boulevard Colorado Springs CO 80915
December 22, 2016 KJ's Super Stores / Phillips 66 1612 Blue Lakes Boulevard North Twin Falls ID 83301
December 22, 2016 Rite Aid 3050 Union Road Orchard Park NY 14127
December 22, 2016 Tobacco Shop 2174 Ogden Avenue Aurora IL 60504
December 22, 2016 Tobacco Outlet 531 Green Boulevard Aurora IN 47001
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 1522 Graves Avenue El Cajon CA 92021
December 22, 2016 Cumberland Farms 3944 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills FL 33541
December 22, 2016 Holiday Party Store 1929 East Genesee Ave Saginaw MI 48601
December 22, 2016 Pioneer Hills Liquor 5590 South Parker Road Aurora CO 80015
December 22, 2016 WinCo 6101 North Decatur Boulevard Las Vegas NV 89130
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 6105 US 70 West Mebane NC 27302
December 22, 2016 Winn Dixie 1066 Clearlake Road Cocoa FL 32922
December 22, 2016 Candy Corner 609 Fort Lashley Avenue Talladega AL 35160
December 22, 2016 Short Stop 4946 NC Highway 87 South Fayetteville NC 28306
December 22, 2016 Smiley's 105 West Barger Street Wayne OK 73095
December 22, 2016 King’s Cove 430 West 17th Street Holland MI 49423
December 22, 2016 Phillips 66 1630 East Broadway Alton IL 62002
December 22, 2016 Jewel Osco 423 East Dundee Road Palatine IL 60074
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 552 Morris Avenue Elizabeth NJ 07208
December 22, 2016 Sunrise Convenience Store 1519 Market Street Laredo TX 78040
December 22, 2016 Bay Parc Plaza Convenience Store 1756 North Bayshore Drive Suite 124 Miami FL 33132
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 1055 Genesee Street Buffalo NY 14211
December 22, 2016 Amstar 12 Hill Avenue Aurora IL 60505
December 22, 2016 Y Mart 1200 San Pedro Drive Southeast Albuquerque NM 87108
December 22, 2016 Casey's General Store 331 East Edwardsville Road Wood River IL 62095
December 22, 2016 Gulf / Food Mart 158 Fitch Street New Haven CT 06515
December 22, 2016 Farm Stores Express 17775 Northwest 78th Avenue Hialeah FL 33015
December 22, 2016 Leroy's Great Bear Tire & Auto 9000 Lyndale Avenue South Bloomington MN 55420
December 22, 2016 Tom's Food Market 13940 S West Bay Shore Drive Traverse City MI 49684
December 22, 2016 Sawyers Convenience Store 930 South Highway 501 Marion SC 29571
December 22, 2016 Toot 'n Totum/Valero 7149 Bell Street Amarillo TX 79109
December 22, 2016 Chevron 453 West Macclenny Avenue Macclenny FL 32063
December 22, 2016 Stop n Shop 49 Northeast 2nd Avenue Miami FL 33132
December 22, 2016 Key City Liquors 321 South Schuyler Avenue Kankakee IL 60901
December 22, 2016 Namira Food & Deli 1366 North East 1st Avenue Miami FL 33132
December 22, 2016 Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco 2913 Newton Street Jasper IN 47546
December 22, 2016 Riggins/Sam’s Super Service 290 Route 40 Elmer NJ 08318
December 22, 2016 Spaceway 5324 Highway 80 Morton MS 39117
December 22, 2016 Low Bob's Discount Tobacco 1045 North Raceway Road Indianapolis IN 46234
December 22, 2016 Frutimex Supermarket 118 Main Street Hackettstown NJ 07840
December 22, 2016 Admiral Admiral 4 West Main Avenue Zeeland MI
December 22, 2016 J & J Variety & Deli 3145 Main Street Bridgeport CT 06606
December 22, 2016 Petro Mart/North End Deli 17 Lexington Drive Laconia NH 03246
December 22, 2016 MAPCO Mart 1505 East Brooks Road Memphis TN 38116
December 22, 2016 Citgo Quik Mart 8120 West Oakton Street Niles IL 60714
December 22, 2016 C Store 120 Rowan Street Fayetteville NC 28301
December 22, 2016 Publix 2300 Griffin Road Lakeland FL 33810
December 22, 2016 Winn-Dixie 105300 Overseas Highway Key Largo FL 33037
December 22, 2016 Stricklands No. 1/Food Center 2354 Cedar Creek Road Fayetteville NC 28312
December 22, 2016 Circle K 100 Stephanie Drive Goose Creek SC 29445
December 22, 2016 Gulf Express Mini Market 24 Sector Melania Carr Pr 3 KM 140.5 Guayama PR 00784
December 22, 2016 Circle K 7817 Central Avenue Northeast Albuquerque NM 87108
December 22, 2016 Midway Corner Grocery 301 North Winter Street Midway KY 40347
December 22, 2016 Milton Food & Liquor Mart 1400 Milton Road Alton IL 62002
December 22, 2016 Crossroads 700 Grand Avenue Las Vegas NM 87701
December 22, 2016 Citgo 2002 West Capitol Drive Milwaukee WI 53206
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 302 East Cano Street Edinburg TX 78539
December 22, 2016 McCarty Party 4033 McCarty Road Saginaw MI 48603
December 22, 2016 Country Pride /United AG Cooperative 331 Highway 63 Shell Lake WI 54871
December 22, 2016 Wal-Mart #3562 189 US Highway 46 Saddle Brook NJ 07663
December 22, 2016 Comeback Mini Market 359 Harral Avenue Bridgeport CT 06604
December 22, 2016 Citgo 8525 Park Avenue Pennsauken NJ 08109
December 22, 2016 Pay-Less Supermarkets 214 West Marine Corps Drive Dededo GU 96912
December 22, 2016 Welsh Farm Food Store 1330 Main Avenue Clifton NJ 07011
December 22, 2016 Firelake Express Grocery 214 East Walnut Street Tecumseh OK 74873
December 22, 2016 Tina’s Deli & Grocery 161 Hope Avenue Passaic NJ 07055
December 22, 2016 Avenel Supermarket 1008 Rahway Avenue Avenel NJ 07001
December 22, 2016 Byers Stop N’ Go/Byers Dairy King 152 North Burhans Boulevard Hagerstown MD 21740
December 22, 2016 Main Street Market 220 North Main Street Pearisburg VA 24134
December 22, 2016 Blake Street Convenience 295 Blake Street New Haven CT 06515
December 22, 2016 Kangaroo Express 550 South Pike East Sumter SC 29150
December 22, 2016 Pay Less Supermarkets #121 Jesus Mariano Street Mangilao GU 96923
December 22, 2016 Fadel's Prime Shop 109 Grant Street Buffalo NY 14213
December 22, 2016 E-Z Shop 131 Independence Boulevard Hardeeville SC 29927
December 22, 2016 Family Dollar 5701 Yadkin Road, #152 Fayetteville NC 28303
December 22, 2016 5 Points Liquors 2112 South 8th Street Fernandina Beach FL 32034
December 22, 2016 Corner Pantry 2965 Paxville Highway Manning SC 29102
December 22, 2016 Valero 215 Albany Avenue Hartford CT 06120
December 22, 2016 Peoples Gas for Less 4317 Appalachian Drive Fieldale VA 24089
December 22, 2016 Price Less Foods 10986 Dixie Highway Louisville KY 40272
December 22, 2016 Best Choice Food Market 5800 Haverford Avenue Philadelphia PA 19131
December 22, 2016 Family Dollar 22100 Coolidge Highway Oak Park MI 48237
December 22, 2016 Tobacco Express Indian Smoke Shop 3353 South 57th West Avenue Tulsa OK 74107
December 22, 2016 Fred’s 964 Brookway Boulevard Brookhaven MS 39601
December 22, 2016 Bill’s Party Store 2422 Mackinaw Street Saginaw MI 48602
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 180 East Main Street Lake Butler FL 32054
December 22, 2016 Lighthouse Mini Mart 707 Cooke Street Waterbury CT 06710
December 22, 2016 Birdtown Grocery and Deli 4406 Highway 9 Springfield AR 72157
December 22, 2016 Gaffney Discount Tobacco & Vapor 157 Walton Drive Gaffney SC 29341
December 22, 2016 Keoki’s Ono Fish ‘n’ Chips 83-5293 Mamalahoa Highway Captain Cook HI 96704
December 22, 2016 Pure Food Mart 32800 Highway 72 Hollywood AL 35752
December 22, 2016 New Hong Kong 3745 Wallace Street Philadelphia PA 19104
December 22, 2016 Manuela Yissell Azcona Grocery 1227 South 18th Street Philadelphia PA 19146
December 22, 2016 Black Angel Food Market 1501 South 31st Street Philadelphia PA 19146
December 22, 2016 BP 6410 Millpond Road Madison WI 53718
December 22, 2016 Asylum Smoke and Stuff 7165 Ulmerton Road Largo FL 33771
December 22, 2016 Claremore Smoke Shop 902 North Dorothy Avenue Claremore OK 74017
December 22, 2016 Circle K 1401 Wyoming Boulevard Northeast Albuquerque NM 87112
December 22, 2016 Schnucks 10275 Clayton Road Ladue MO 63124
December 22, 2016 Metuchen Food Market Deli & Grocery 283 Central Avenue Metuchen NJ 08840
December 22, 2016 BP / Express Stop 408 South Michigan Avenue Saginaw MI 48602
December 22, 2016 I-20 Truck Stop/Food Mart 12089 Stemley Road Lincoln AL 35096
December 22, 2016 BP/Panther Mart 1104 South Broadway Street Portland TN 37148
December 22, 2016 BP 10986 Dixie Highway Louisville KY 40272
December 22, 2016 Duck Creek Casino/Smoke Shop 10079 Ferguson Road Beggs OK 74421
December 22, 2016 Riverside Shell 602 US Highway 231 North Wetumpka AL 36093
December 22, 2016 Endville Grocery 23 Endville Road Belden MS 38826
December 22, 2016 Shell 34 Plantation Park Drive Bluffton SC 29910
December 22, 2016 Layalee Mini Market 1864 Route 31 Chittenango NY 13037
December 22, 2016 Little General 4008 Malden Drive Charleston WV 25306
December 22, 2016 3J's Food Mart 1500 Reelfoot Avenue Union City TN 38261
December 22, 2016 Casey's General Store 1107 South 16th Street Clarinda IA 51632
December 22, 2016 Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market 3421 Murchison Road Fayetteville NC 28311
December 22, 2016 Twin Hills Convenience Plaza 18902 Highway 16 Okmulgee OK 74447
December 22, 2016 Citgo/PS Food Mart 655 Tecumseh Street Dundee MI 48131
December 22, 2016 Valero 300 Elizabeth Avenue Elizabeth NJ 07206
December 22, 2016 Blue Five Corners 214 Westland Street Hartford CT 06112
December 22, 2016 East Quincy Liquor Store 16342 East Quincy Avenue Aurora CO 80015
December 22, 2016 BP 109 Cross Street Sugar Grove IL 60554
December 22, 2016 Quantum Market 1900 North Bayshore Drive Miami FL 33132
December 22, 2016 Allsup’s Convenience Store 2195 7th Street Las Vegas NM 87701
December 22, 2016 Commercial Street Pub 129 Commercial Street Portland ME 04101
December 22, 2016 Wal-Mart #206 2041 North Redbud Boulevard McKinney TX 75069
December 22, 2016 Colmado El Deportivo Calle Pangola #405 Bo. Campanillas Toa Baja PR 00949
December 22, 2016 Cenex 217 8th Street Southeast Red Lake Falls MN 56750
December 22, 2016 Bay Food & Gas 6915 Ulmerton Road Largo FL 33771
December 22, 2016 Fred’s 3606 Main Street Bamberg SC 29003
December 22, 2016 Wizard’s 1999 Madison Avenue Memphis TN 38104
December 22, 2016 Palace Saloon 117 Centre Street Fernandina Beach FL 32034
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 8570 Homestead Drive Zeeland MI 49464
December 22, 2016 Discount Cigarettes/Conoco 301 Main Street Colorado Springs CO 80911
December 22, 2016 Fars Fill Up/Shell 13500 West 8 Mile Road Oak Park MI 48237
December 22, 2016 Dave’s Minute Mart 1433 Highway 36 Frenchburg KY 40322
December 22, 2016 Colomado Y Cafeteria Los Che 634 Calle Los Magos Bo. Sabana Seca Toa Baja PR 00949
December 22, 2016 Dollar General 9541 Taylorsville Road Jeffersontown KY 40299
December 22, 2016 Walgreens 634 North Church Street Thomaston GA 30286
December 22, 2016 EZ Food & Liquor 5801 Saint Charles Road Berkeley IL 60163
December 22, 2016 La Bottega on the Bay 1800 North Bayshore Drive, Suite #1815 Miami FL 33132
December 22, 2016 Admiral Tobacco 3913 Fenton Road Flint MI 48507
December 22, 2016 7-Eleven 206 Market Street Saddle Brook NJ 07663
December 22, 2016 Cork & Rye 32418 Northwestern Highway Farmington Hills MI 48334
December 15, 2016 Abel's Quik Shop 503 West Monroe Street Mexico MO 65265
December 15, 2016 Amstar 18659 South Halsted Street Glenwood IL 60425
December 15, 2016 Casey's General Store 875 Highway 52 North Preston MN 55965
December 15, 2016 Wal-Mart 2931 South McCall Road Englewood FL 34224
December 15, 2016 Up in Smoke 10707 Pacific Avenue South, Suite A Tacoma WA 98444
December 15, 2016 Sheetz 105 North Erie Street Mercer PA 16137
December 15, 2016 Citgo 1119 Cherokee Avenue Gaffney SC 29340
December 15, 2016 Junco & Daughter Meat Market 533 Harral Avenue Bridgeport CT 06604
December 15, 2016 Spinx 3109 West Montague Avenue North Charleston SC 29418
December 15, 2016 Jox Sports Bar & Grill 3652 South Virginia Street, Suite C10 Reno NV 89502
December 15, 2016 Cumberland Farms #1610 84 Bay Street Glens Falls NY 12801
December 15, 2016 Family Dollar 113 West 1st Avenue Lake View SC 29563
December 15, 2016 Back 9 Pub 2457 Ashley River Road Unit 4 Charleston SC 29414
December 15, 2016 Publix 20201 Southwest 127th Avenue Miami FL 33177
December 15, 2016 Adam’s Market 804 South Main Street Belen NM 87002
December 15, 2016 Krauszer’s 3300 Whitney Avenue Hamden CT 06518
December 15, 2016 Moody’s Smoke Shop 4239 West McDowell Road Phoenix AZ 85009
December 15, 2016 Lake City Exxon 112 South Ron McNair Boulevard Lake City SC 29560
December 15, 2016 Ken’s Korner 918 West 6th Street Sioux Falls SD 57104
December 15, 2016 Mobil Mart 29509 Orchard Lake Road Farmington Hills MI 48334
December 15, 2016 Mr. Vape & Smoke Shop 677 North Newbridge Road Levittown NY 11756
December 15, 2016 Sam’s 308 Village Street Penacook NH 03303
December 15, 2016 Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits 7910 Cass Street Omaha NE 68114
December 15, 2016 Pedro’s Pantry West 3346 Highway 301 North Unit 42 Dillon SC 29536
December 15, 2016 J Store 2021 South Mountain Road Tucumcari NM 88401
December 15, 2016 Stop In Food Stores 5150 State Park Road Dublin VA 24084
December 15, 2016 Marco Foods 324 North Perry Street Pontiac MI 48341
December 15, 2016 Casey's General Store 201 8th Street Gladbrook IA 50635
December 15, 2016 218 Fuel Express 68 Monroe Street Floyd IA 50435
December 15, 2016 AB Mart 982881 Malaeimi Malaeimi AS 96799
December 15, 2016 Tito Mini Market 680 Potters Avenue Providence RI 02907
December 15, 2016 Kwik Mart 711 South Halsted Street Chicago Heights IL 60411
December 15, 2016 Secession Golf Club 20 Gibbs Island Drive Beaufort SC 29907
December 15, 2016 Mapco Express 601 North Main Street Franklin KY 42134
December 15, 2016 Shell 2500 Brown Street Alton IL 62002
December 08, 2016 Poplar Grove Food Market 1821 Poplar Grove Street Baltimore MD 21216
December 08, 2016 Stop Shop and Go 10356 US Highway 25 Florence KY 41042
December 05, 2016 Pic-N-Pac 5187 Henry Street Muskegon MI 49441
December 01, 2016 Moore’s Grocery & Bakery 122 Northwest 14th Street Miami FL 33136
December 01, 2016 Knuckleheads Tavern 850532 US Highway 17 Yulee FL 32097
November 17, 2016 Publix 1301 SW 112th Street Miami FL 33167
November 17, 2016 Belleville Point Gas 535 Belleville Avenue New Bedford MA 02746
August 05, 2016 Chevron/Food Mart 5485 South Kirkman Road Orlando FL 32819
June 30, 2016 S and S Food Store #323/Shell 8034 Southwest State Road 47 Lake City FL 32024

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