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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
September 08, 2016 Ring Bros. Marketplace 485 MA-134 South Dennis MA 02660
September 08, 2016 Rafi Deli Grocery 711 East Main Street Waterbury CT 06702
September 08, 2016 Spirits Unlimited 1099B Broad Street Shrewsbury NJ 07702
September 08, 2016 Valero 20 Fairway Crossings Shelbyville KY 40065
September 08, 2016 Cenex/North Star Coop 701 Park Street West Park River ND 58270
September 08, 2016 Washington Smoke Shop 926 East Washington Boulevard Pasadena CA 91104
September 08, 2016 Marathon 13652 West State Road 84 Davie FL 33325
September 08, 2016 Chevron Food Mart 701 Park Street West Park River ND 58270
September 08, 2016 Beamer's Pub 118 South Main Street Lennox SD 57039
September 08, 2016 Lionville Beverage 75 Uwchlan Avenue, Suite 132 Exton PA 19341
September 08, 2016 Torme Associated Foods 527 North 20th Street Bessemer AL 35020
September 08, 2016 Payzone Club 101 Meadow Ridge Drive Elk City OK 73644
September 01, 2016 Supermarket 4 Ave 1992 East 4th Avenue Hialeah FL 33010
September 01, 2016 Gas N Go 104 West Lindsey Street Elmore City OK 73433
September 01, 2016 West Allis Liquor & Tobacco 7218 West Greenfield Avenue West Allis WI 53214
September 01, 2016 Tobacco City 731 State Route 9 Northeast, Suite #103 Lake Stevens WA 98258
September 01, 2016 U Gas 1201 East Commercial Boulevard Oakland Park FL 33334
September 01, 2016 Chevron 929 West Sunset Boulevard Saint George UT 84770
September 01, 2016 Russo’s Convention Liquor Store 2425 Pacific Avenue Atlantic City NJ 08401
September 01, 2016 Century Club 14 South Main Street Buffalo WY 82834
September 01, 2016 BL Tobacco/Vapes & Hookah 6435 North Cicero Avenue Lincolnwood IL 60712
September 01, 2016 Lisa’s 820 Central Avenue Moriarty NM 87035
September 01, 2016 Welsh Farms Food Mart 1 Schuyler Drive Edison NJ 08817
September 01, 2016 Food Valu 1762 Winchester Road Huntsville AL 35811
September 01, 2016 El Inca Convenience and Deli 209 Benefit Street Pawtucket RI 02861
September 01, 2016 Family Dollar 2303 Woodbridge Avenue Edison NJ 08817
September 01, 2016 D.I.P. Club Food Mart 3110 Dauphin Island Parkway Mobile AL 36605
September 01, 2016 Nasareta Mart 81 Leone Leone AS 96799
September 01, 2016 Tropical Trade Winds Lounge 124 Charlotte Street St Augustine FL 32084
September 01, 2016 Sanford Supermarket 530 Sanford Avenue Newark NJ 07106
September 01, 2016 Petro Plus 2851 Pawtucket Avenue East Providence RI 02915
September 01, 2016 Convenience Store 3315-D Harbor Boulevard Port Charlotte FL 33952
September 01, 2016 J&G’s Grocery 110 1/2 7th Street Vader WA 98593
September 01, 2016 FM Supermarket 901 North 8th Street Camden NJ 08102
September 01, 2016 Rosario’s Mini Market 3317 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City NJ 08401
September 01, 2016 Arvada Bar 14 Railway Street Arvada WY 82831
September 01, 2016 6 Eleven 2595 Woodbridge Avenue Edison NJ 08817
September 01, 2016 Neptune Grocery & Deli 114 Old Bergen Road Jersey City NJ 07305
September 01, 2016 Save A Lot 511 West Washington Street Cuba MO 65453
September 01, 2016 Crescent City Food Mart 300 South Summit Street Crescent City FL 32112
September 01, 2016 T-Mart 1909 South Highway 41A Marion SC 29571
September 01, 2016 Sunshine Liquor 2400 South Ridgewood Ave South Daytona FL 32119
September 01, 2016 Middletown Ave. Liquors 417 Middletown Avenue New Haven CT 06513
September 01, 2016 Ez Market 35 East Main Street Waterbury CT 06702
September 01, 2016 Bohicket Marina Ship Store 1880 Andell Boulevard, Suite F Johns Island SC 29455
September 01, 2016 Chevron 2060 East 4th Avenue Hialeah FL 33010
September 01, 2016 Lucky Meat II 291 West Mowry Drive Homestead FL 33030
September 01, 2016 Little General 5466 Robert C Byrd Drive Bradley WV 25818
August 25, 2016 Broadway Mini Mart 316 Broadway Newport RI 02840
August 25, 2016 Edison Fuel Stop 690 US Highway 1 Edison NJ 08817
August 25, 2016 The Corner Store 2050 Clinton Street Buffalo NY 14206
August 25, 2016 Kathy’s Package Store 28600 Highway 98 Unit G Daphne AL 36526
August 25, 2016 Town Pump 309 East Railroad Avenue, Suite A Plains MT 59859
August 25, 2016 Village Market 71 Sparta Road North Wilkesboro NC 28659
August 25, 2016 Mobil Mart 8911 South Orange Blossom Trail Orlando FL 32809
August 25, 2016 Capital City Wine and Spirits 500 K Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
August 25, 2016 K & B Kwik Stop 488 Pershing Avenue Pocatello ID 83201
August 25, 2016 Lafayette Corner Store 320 Communipaw Avenue Jersey City NJ 07304
August 25, 2016 Brannon’s 2508 Market Trace Fort Smith AR 72908
August 25, 2016 Family Dollar 745 North Valley Drive Las Cruces NM 88005
August 25, 2016 Guatemala Supermarket Guatemala Supermarket Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 J M Liquors 8374 Sheridan Boulevard Westminster CO 80003
August 25, 2016 Mikes Grocery Store 33 Southwest 8th Street Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 Barley Republic Irish Pub 48 Spanish Street Saint Augustine FL 32084
August 25, 2016 Rite Aid 804 North Goodman Street Rochester NY 14609
August 25, 2016 B&N Market 1600 West 3rd Street Chester PA 19013
August 25, 2016 Gem Stop 323 Caldwell Boulevard Nampa ID 83651
August 25, 2016 Midtown Gas & Grocery 1222 South 24th Street Omaha NE 68108
August 25, 2016 Terry’s Discount Grocery 1020 South Main Street High Point NC 27260
August 25, 2016 Rancho Markets 4071 West 5415 South Kearns UT 84118
August 25, 2016 Marathon 9202 Commercial Way Weeki Wachee FL 34613
August 25, 2016 7-Eleven 2702 Wilmington Road New Castle PA 16105
August 25, 2016 Mobil 15 Jefferson Boulevard Warwick RI 02888
August 25, 2016 A-1 Auto Service 445 West Highway 50 Salida CO 81201
August 25, 2016 Family Dollar 145 School Street Unity ME 04988
August 25, 2016 Drinkwaters Variety 663 West Broadway Lincoln ME 04457
August 25, 2016 Super Plus Market 715 John Street Utica NY 13501
August 25, 2016 Kwik Stop 6695 North Carl G Rose Highway Hernando FL 34442
August 25, 2016 Petworth Market 3715 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20010
August 25, 2016 Delta 2501 Bridge Avenue Point Pleasant NJ 08742
August 25, 2016 Gator Lounge 1814 14th Street West 1814 14th Street West FL 34205
August 25, 2016 Swamp Fox Golf Club 193 Golf Road Greeleyville SC 29056
August 25, 2016 Wixom Smokers 1577 North Wixom Road Wixom MI 48393
August 25, 2016 C & J Convenience 6577 River Road Waynesboro GA 30830
August 25, 2016 Kampersville General Store 1457 Lake Dunmore Road Salisbury VT 05769
August 25, 2016 Mobil Mart 2240 Park 82 Drive Fort Myers FL 33905
August 25, 2016 Kwik Stop Food Stores 2015 Orange Blossom Trail Orlando FL 32805
August 25, 2016 7-Eleven 314 Rues Lane East Brunswick NJ 08816
August 25, 2016 Shenango Beverage 3102 New Butler Road New Castle PA 16101
August 25, 2016 Walgreens #15365 8300 Watterson Trail Louisville KY 40299
August 25, 2016 Publix 9595 Commercial Way Weeki Wachee FL 34613
August 25, 2016 Kangaroo Express 540251 US Highway 1 Callahan FL 32011
August 25, 2016 Liar’s Lair Saloon 14143 Camp Mack Road Lake Wales FL 33898
August 25, 2016 St. Mary Self-Serve/Gulf 812 St. Mary Street Thibodeaux LA 70301
August 25, 2016 Chongwah Express 2722 North Tonti Street New Orleans LA 70117
August 25, 2016 Still Smoking 207 North Lake Avenue Crandon WI 54520
August 25, 2016 Last Call Grocery 8878 Crescent Bar Road Northwest #2 Quincy WA 98848
August 25, 2016 High Spirits 215 Main Street Ridgefield Park NJ 07660
August 25, 2016 Publix 891 North Homestead Boulevard Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 IGA Quality Foods IGA Quality Foods Wayne NE 68787
August 25, 2016 Anchor Produce Market 2012 Long Beach Boulevard Surf City NJ 08008
August 25, 2016 Rightway Food Store 2660 South Rio Grande Avenue Orlando FL 32805
August 25, 2016 Arena Liquor 1217 Hampton Avenue St. Louis MO 63139
August 25, 2016 Dylan’s 1900 North Main Street Las Cruces NM 88001
August 25, 2016 Interstate Food Mart 580 Washington Street Wrentham MA 02093
August 25, 2016 Brothers Supermarket 1080 Southwest 4th Street Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 Radburn Liquors 14-35 Plaza Road Fairlawn NJ 04710
August 25, 2016 Alltown 1123 Broadway Saugus MA 01906
August 25, 2016 Bob’s Liquor Fine Wine 6601 West Gulf to Lake Highway Crystal River FL 34429
August 25, 2016 Ships Store 16498 Tortuga Street Bokeelia FL 33922
August 25, 2016 Twin Island Market 4833 East State Highway 86 Blue Eye MO 65611
August 25, 2016 Irving Wine & Spirit 3100 Mount Pleasant Street Northwest Washington DC 20010
August 25, 2016 Spirits Unlimited 1506 Richmond Avenue Point Pleasant Beach NJ 08742
August 25, 2016 Circle K 3664 South Nova Road Port Orange FL 32129
August 25, 2016 Sunoco/Market 24 719 East Washington Street New Castle PA 16101
August 25, 2016 M. Attea & Bros. Inc. 1509 Clinton Street Buffalo NY 14206
August 25, 2016 Dollar General 300 South Main Street #2 Abbeville SC 29620
August 25, 2016 Diaz Supermarket Diaz Supermarket Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 Odenton Liquors Odenton Liquors Odenton MD 21113
August 25, 2016 West Mesa Market 5601 Bluewater Road Northwest Albuquerque NM 87105
August 25, 2016 Fenn’s Mini Mart 3985 South Main Street Las Cruces NM 88005
August 25, 2016 Getty Mart 1705 Route 33 West Neptune NJ 07753
August 25, 2016 Good Stop 1060 Canal Boulevard Thibodaux LA 70301
August 25, 2016 Café Espana 498 West 28th Street Hialeah FL 33010
August 25, 2016 Carmelo's Marketplace 146 King Street Saint Augustine FL 32084
August 25, 2016 Wishingstone Tavern 5975 South Florida Avenue Floral City FL 34436
August 25, 2016 Amero 3910 East 8 Mile Road Detroit MI 48234
August 25, 2016 Upland Mini Market 2024 South 68th Street Philadelphia PA 19142
August 25, 2016 South End Gas 679 Main Street Springfield MA 01105
August 25, 2016 Monrovia Market & Deli 1069 Jeff Road Huntsville AL 35806
August 25, 2016 Dion’s Quik Mart 1500 North Krome Avenue Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 Market on Market 322 Market Street Harrisburg PA 17101
August 25, 2016 Anchor Wine & Spirits 1500 Long Beach Boulevard Surf City NJ 08008
August 25, 2016 Valero 2012 East Washington Street New Castle PA 16101
August 25, 2016 Baker’s 4405 North 72nd Street Omaha NE 68134
August 25, 2016 Curtis Liquors 486 Columbian Street Weymouth MA 02190
August 25, 2016 Columbus Mini Mart 232 Columbus Avenue Pawtucket RI 02861
August 25, 2016 Amarilli’s Grocery Store 1450 Louis Street Camden NJ 08104
August 25, 2016 Silver Rapids Lodge 459 Kawishiwi Trail Ely MN 55731
August 25, 2016 The Hip Hugger 805 Belvedere Drive Kokomo IN 46901
August 25, 2016 Tightwad Tobacco 2656 Ellwood Road New Castle PA 16101
August 25, 2016 Parsons Quick Stop 1721 Wilkes Yadkin Road Roaring River NC 28669
August 25, 2016 Wild Bill’s Tobacco 35501 Ford Road Westland MI 48185
August 25, 2016 Quick Shop 707 Kennedy Street NW Washington DC 20011
August 25, 2016 7-Eleven/Alon 800 Bridge Street Southwest Albuquerque NM 87105
August 25, 2016 Keith’s 5220 North 90th Street Omaha NE 68134
August 25, 2016 Tic Toc Foods 4112 Ellwood Road New Castle PA 16101
August 25, 2016 Owens 780 South Ponce De Leon Boulevard Saint Augustine FL 32084
August 25, 2016 Aguila Supermarket 216 Emerson Drive Northwest Palm Bay FL 32907
August 25, 2016 Bfs/Marathon 2505 Ellwood Road New Castle PA 16101
August 25, 2016 Fraternal Order of Eagles #2529 13140 Lake Shore Drive Cedar Lake IN 46303
August 25, 2016 Brentwood Service/Liberty 1925 Brentwood Street High Point NC 27260
August 25, 2016 Superior Foods Supermarket 220 North Centennial Street High Point NC 27260
August 25, 2016 Jesenia Grocery 1660 Cope Street Camden NJ 08104
August 25, 2016 St. George Tavern 116 Saint George Street Saint Augustine FL 32084
August 25, 2016 Pan 9003 Mahan Drive Tallahassee FL 32309
August 25, 2016 National News 475 West Side Avenue Jersey City NJ 07304
August 25, 2016 Jay Kay Wine & Liquors 624 Route 206 Bordentown NJ 08505
August 25, 2016 7 Eleven #32618 25005 Groesbeck Warren MI 48089
August 25, 2016 BP/Shop 3301 Dewitt Avenue Mattoon IL 61938
August 25, 2016 Giant/Conoco 2320 East Main Street Cortez CO 81321
August 25, 2016 Allsup’s Convenience Store 1525 Arenal Road Southwest Albuquerque NM 87105
August 25, 2016 Handee Mart 909 South Main Street Fountain Inn SC 29644
August 25, 2016 White Dog Pub 102 Main Street Wayne NE 68787
August 25, 2016 Tobacco Shop 10815 North Main Street Richmond IL 60071
August 25, 2016 7-Eleven 365 Route 25A Miller Place NY 11764
August 25, 2016 Pilot 2681 West Amador Avenue Las Cruces NM 88005
August 25, 2016 Dollar General 3316 Wilmington Road New Castle PA 16105
August 25, 2016 Nadera American & West Indian Grocery 207A Mallory Avenue Jersey City NJ 07304
August 25, 2016 Heart T Stop 201 East Highway 38 Hartford SD 57033
August 25, 2016 Krome Food Store 1 770 North Krome Avenue Homestead FL 33030
August 25, 2016 Tobacco Shed 1085 East Lexington Avenue Danville KY 40422
August 18, 2016 Eddy Road Mobil 210 Eddy Road Manchester NH 03102
August 18, 2016 Wellington Square Liquors 580 Thames Street Newport RI 02840
August 18, 2016 East Liquors 606 East 9th Street Hialeah FL 33010
August 18, 2016 La Tiendita 869 New Mexico 68 Alcalde NM 87511
August 18, 2016 Diaz Supermarket 1215 Northeast 8th Street Homestead FL 33030
August 18, 2016 Farm Stores 36 Northwest 15th Street Homestead FL 33030
August 18, 2016 Hospital Sweet Shop 171 South Essex Avenue Orange NJ 07050
August 18, 2016 Chicken Coop 645 Pine Drive Seeley Lake MT 59868
August 18, 2016 Kangaroo Express 1520 Jackson Bluff Road Tallahassee FL 32304
August 18, 2016 Marathon 6185 Miami Lakes Drive East Miami Lakes FL 33014
August 18, 2016 Southeast Gator Liquor 2305 Southeast Hawthorne Road Gainesville FL 32641
August 18, 2016 Vitus Terminals 3745 Aleknagik Lake Road Dillingham AK 99576
August 18, 2016 Jennings Truck Stop 1919 Evangeline Road Jennings LA 70546
August 18, 2016 Citgo Food Store 2900 South Rio Grande Avenue Orlando FL 32805
August 18, 2016 Golden Gulch Casino 321 Main Street Black Hawk CO 80422
August 11, 2016 Exxon On The Run 3627 South Carrollton Avenue New Orleans LA 701118
August 11, 2016 Exxon 12405 Clarksville Pike Clarksville MD 21029
August 05, 2016 Git-N-Go/Shell 494 Road 2878 Baldwyn MS 38824
August 04, 2016 United Fuel 14340 West Chicago Street Detroit MI 48228
August 04, 2016 Tobacco Town 649 East Grand Avenue Hot Springs AR 71901
July 28, 2016 Town & Country Mercantile/Sinclair 428563 Texanna Road Porum OK 74455
July 28, 2016 Go Mart 415 Hurricane Creek Road Hurricane WV 25526
July 14, 2016 Don Chanito 20 Sable Drive Unit 3 Bluffton SC 29910
July 14, 2016 Shell/South Lyon Mart 20777 Pontiac Trail South Lyon MI 48178
July 14, 2016 Chisholm Corner 331 West Missouri Street Walters OK 73572
July 14, 2016 Walgreens #6887 27440 US Highway 27 Leesburg FL 34748
July 14, 2016 Total Carr 110 Km 9.9, Bo Maleza Alta Aguadilla PR 00603
July 14, 2016 El Quenepo Sports Bar/Cafetin El Quenepo Carretera 107 Km 2.7 Int Barrio Borinquen Aguadilla PR 00603
July 14, 2016 Bristol Grocery 4265 North Franklin Street Philadelphia PA 19140
July 07, 2016 Mister Food & Beers Carr 111 Int 420, Bo Voladoras Moca PR 00676
July 07, 2016 RaceTrac 10801 Bonita Beach Road Southeast Bonita Springs FL 34135
June 16, 2016 Fort Mojave Smoke Shop 8501 South Highway 95 Mohave Valley AZ 86440
June 09, 2016 Murphy USA 2435 Billy Boulevard Murfreesboro TN 37127
April 07, 2016 7-Eleven 8305 West Hillsborough Avenue Tampa FL 3615

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