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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
August 25, 2016 Rightway Food Store 2660 South Rio Grande Avenue Orlando FL 32805
August 25, 2016 Columbine Wine & Liquors 7660 South Pierce Street Littleton CO 80128
August 25, 2016 Dixie Supermarket 1696 South 22nd Avenue, Suite B Hollywood FL 33020
August 18, 2016 Lucy’s Subs and Grill 719 Southwest 8th Avenue Homestead FL 33030
August 18, 2016 Peppermill Hotel Casino 2707 South Virginia Street Reno NV 89502
August 18, 2016 City Center Market 545 West 8th Street Vancouver WA 98660
August 18, 2016 Smokey’s 7550 Highway 311 Sellersburg IN 47172
August 18, 2016 Boyd & Fulford Pharmacy 23 South Main Street Bel Air MD 21014
August 18, 2016 Murphy Express 4988 Highway 90 Milton FL 32571
August 18, 2016 Arkh Liquor 2793 Recker Highway Winter Haven FL 33880
August 18, 2016 Super Colmado El Helecho Carr 162 Ramal 558 Km 0.1 Barranquitas PR 00794
August 18, 2016 Phillips 66 11 Ashley Drive Batesville AR 72501
August 18, 2016 Valero 142 Route 17 North Upper Saddle River NJ 07458
August 18, 2016 7-Eleven 150 Merrick Road Merrick NY 11566
August 18, 2016 7-Eleven 1100 Southwestern Boulevard, Suite #100 Buffalo NY 14224
August 18, 2016 Exxon 13901 Northwest 67th Avenue Miami Lakes FL 33014
August 18, 2016 Dottie’s/Marathon W335N6805 Stone Bank Road Oconomowoc WI 53066
August 18, 2016 Admiral 1435 E. Washington Street Indianapolis IN 46201
August 18, 2016 J & J Grocery and Deli 8169 Dickey Springs Road Bessemer AL 35022
August 18, 2016 Shell/Food Mart 1911 US Highway 441 South Dublin GA 31021
August 18, 2016 Wal-Mart #3511 550 West Honeysuckle Avenue Hayden ID 83835
August 18, 2016 Westmond Chevron 40 Westmond Road Sagle ID 83860
August 18, 2016 Food Giant 1120 North Kingshighway Street Cape Girardeau MO 63701
August 18, 2016 The Wooden Keg Wine & Spirits Shoppe 173 Washington Street Morristown NJ 07960
August 18, 2016 Krueger’s Convenience Stores 1905 Southeast 37th Street Grimes IA 50111
August 18, 2016 Fast Lane 110 West 2nd Street Shoshoni WY 82649
August 18, 2016 American Market 710 Lafayette Road Red Boiling Springs TN 37150
August 18, 2016 Jannely Deli & Grocery 423 Clinton Street Hempstead NY 11550
August 18, 2016 7-Eleven 1999 South Nova Road South Daytona FL 32119
August 18, 2016 Neal’s Gas & Convenience 52 East Street Pittsboro NC 27312
August 18, 2016 Chatham Village Market 20 Queen Anne Road Chatham MA 02633
August 18, 2016 Ayrshire Quick Stop 1204 Doon Street Ayrshire IA 50515
August 18, 2016 Maw & Paw’s Grab & Go 1611 R A West Hwy Delbarton WV 25670
August 18, 2016 Winn-Dixie #173 1105 Madison Highway Valdosta GA 31601
August 18, 2016 Han's Food Mart 353 Maple Street Manchester NH 03101
August 18, 2016 6 & Q Market 523 Q Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
August 18, 2016 Blair’s Super Market 909 North 6th Street Greybull WY 82426
August 18, 2016 Quick Stop Food & Liquor 93 South Main Street, Suite A Lodi NJ 07644
August 18, 2016 Dollar General Store #13094 27255 West Highway 51 Sand Springs OK 74063
August 18, 2016 Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort 10000 Beach Club Drive Myrtle Beach SC 29572
August 18, 2016 Conoco/Longmont Truck Stop 3851 State Highway 119 Longmont CO 80504
August 18, 2016 One Stop 2 2639 Boardwalk Atlantic City NJ 08401
August 18, 2016 Safeway 2100 Queen Anne Avenue North Seattle WA 98109
August 18, 2016 Food Spot 7301 Miami Lakes Drive Miami Lakes FL 33014
August 18, 2016 Dalton Market 5632 North 15th Street Dalton Gardens ID 83815
August 18, 2016 Tashmoo Restaurant & Bar 8 Dehart Street Morristown NJ 07960
August 18, 2016 Brightwood Liquors 5916 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20011
August 18, 2016 A & M Mini Mart 1909 Burlington Road Roxboro NC 27573
August 18, 2016 Irish Channel 500 H Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
August 18, 2016 Race Trac 9410 Cortez Boulevard Spring Hill, FL 34613
August 18, 2016 7-Eleven/Mobil 11501 Grand River Road Brighton MI 48116
August 18, 2016 St. Rose Discount Market 11734 River Road Saint Rose LA 70087
August 18, 2016 Giant Food #108 6340 York Road Baltimore MD 21212
August 18, 2016 Silver Legacy Resort Casino 407 North Virginia Street Reno NV 89501
August 18, 2016 Flagler Market 2200 Flagler Place Northwest Washington DC 20001
August 18, 2016 Holts Summit Travel Plaza 120 East Simon Boulevard Holts Summit MO 65043
August 18, 2016 Mobil 13842 Little Road Hudson FL 34667
August 18, 2016 Liberty Street Liquors 419 West Liberty Street Wauconda IL 60084
August 18, 2016 Family Dollar 12950 New Halls Ferry Road Florissant MO 63033
August 18, 2016 Smoke Time 19939 Ballinger Way Northeast Shoreline WA 98155
August 18, 2016 Huck’s 353 South Kingshighway Cape Girardeau MO 63703
August 18, 2016 Main Street Grocery 722 South Main Street Jennings LA 70546
August 18, 2016 Family Dollar 5401 West Colonial Drive Orlando FL 32808
August 18, 2016 Rite Aid 842 State Street Watertown NY 13601
August 18, 2016 The Barn 2081 Merrick Road Merrick NY 11566
August 18, 2016 Beer-To-Go 8912 Panki Bok Road Eagletown OK 74734
August 18, 2016 Cigarland 821 Valley Avenue East, Suite B Sumner WA 98390
August 18, 2016 Puma Carr 100 KM 6.4, Bo. Miradero Cabo Rojo PR 00623
August 18, 2016 Exxon 281 Route 17 South Upper Saddle River NJ 07458
August 18, 2016 Aroma Fine Wine & Spirits 2456 North Heritage Oaks Path Hernando FL 34442
August 18, 2016 R L M Butchering & Meat Processing 433 Henderson Branch Road Harts WV 25524
August 18, 2016 Lawtey Supermarket 1672 Madison Street Lawtey FL 32058
August 18, 2016 Tom Thumb 3280 Summit Boulevard Pensacola FL 32503
August 18, 2016 Rite Aid 1210 Route 130 North, Suite1408 Cinnaminson NJ 08077
August 18, 2016 Exxon Court Street & Wheeler Hollow, Rural Route 1 Box 39 Fort Gay WV 25514
August 18, 2016 Kroger 2010 Whittaker Road Ypsilanti MI 48197
August 18, 2016 Wine Cellar of Morristown 163 South Street Morristown NJ 07960
August 18, 2016 Eddy Road Mobil 210 Eddy Road Manchester NH 03102
August 18, 2016 Michael Ray’s & Carol’s Too! 2808 Maplecrest Road Fort Wayne IN 46815
August 18, 2016 Min Smoke Shop 5893 West Indian School Road Phoenix AZ 85031
August 18, 2016 Travel Plaza 2180 East Main Street Reedsburg WI 53959
August 18, 2016 Kangaroo Express 314 West Lee Street Chickasaw AL 36611
August 18, 2016 La Dominicana Grocery #3 244 Park Avenue Orange NJ 07050
August 18, 2016 154 Lakes Mart 6101 Miami Lakes Drive East Miami Lakes FL 33014
August 18, 2016 Citgo Express Mart 18901 North Dale Mabry Highway Lutz FL 33548
August 18, 2016 Food City 3514 West Glendale Avenue Phoenix AZ 85051
August 18, 2016 La Morenita 225 Northeast 8th Street Homestead FL 33030
August 18, 2016 American Smoke Shop 10522 Leopard Street Corpus Christi TX 78410
August 18, 2016 BP 6300 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20011
August 18, 2016 Pump “N” Munch 1120 Hillside Avenue Southwest Pine City MN 55063
August 18, 2016 Tenants Harbor General Store 16 Main Street Tenants Harbor ME 04860
August 18, 2016 Shell of Homestead 10 Southwest 14th Avenue Homestead FL 33030
August 18, 2016 S & G Wine & Liquors 5421 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington DC 20011
August 18, 2016 Valero Food Mart 315 Danbury Road New Milford CT 06776
August 18, 2016 Sparkle Mart 4022 Bynum-Leatherwood Road Anniston AL 36201
August 18, 2016 Karl’s Market 1414 Sunset Avenue Utica NY 13502
August 18, 2016 Jazz Convenience Grill & Deli 120 West Sylvania Avenue Neptune City NJ 07753
August 18, 2016 The Wine Cellar 2129 Branch Pike Cinnaminson NJ 08077
August 18, 2016 Cenex 333 Highway Z St. Robert MO 65584
August 18, 2016 Walmart Supercenter 419 Highway 52 Bypass West Lafayette TN 37083
August 18, 2016 Duran Mini Market 101 Hancock Street Trenton NJ 08611
August 18, 2016 Donaldsonville Walmart Supercenter 37000 Highway 3089 Donaldsonville LA 70346
August 18, 2016 Wal-Mart 583 Commerce Drive Smelterville ID 83868
August 18, 2016 Nielsen’s Gopher Stop North 3598 West Highway 30 Ellendale MN 56026
August 18, 2016 Phillips 66 700 East Lakeshore Drive Culver IN 46511
August 18, 2016 Rhodes 101 449 South Kingshighway Cape Girardeau MO 63703
August 18, 2016 Strider’s One Stop 1273 Highway 8 East Phillip MS 38950
August 11, 2016 El Coli Market 230 Columbia Road Boston MA 02121
August 11, 2016 KG Abingdon Liquors 1317 Abingdon Road Abingdon MD 21009
August 11, 2016 Mountain Country Store Highway 259 and Junction 4 Smithville OK 74957
August 11, 2016 Nichols 327 1st Street Liverpool NY 13088
August 11, 2016 Guananico Market 66 Locust Street Springfield MA 01108
August 11, 2016 Plaza Shell 809 North Collins Boulevard Covington LA 70433
August 11, 2016 Lee’s Food Store 5604 Swift Road Sarasota FL 34231
August 11, 2016 Quik Trip 715 South Saddle Creek Road Omaha NE 68106
August 11, 2016 Gomer's Fine Wine and Spirits 3838 Broadway Boulevard Kansas City MO 64111
August 11, 2016 One Stop/Phillips 66 1968 US Highway 31 Lapaz IN 46537
August 11, 2016 Colmado La Parada Alegre Carr. 124, Km 18.6 Las Marias PR 00670
August 11, 2016 Route 77 Liquors 4384 Highway 77 Graceville FL 32440
August 11, 2016 Northside One Stop 4498 West Northside Drive Jackson MS 39209
August 11, 2016 Marow Deli 514 Jersey Avenue Jersey City NJ 07302
August 11, 2016 Tony’s Riverside 524 South River Street Spooner WI 54801
August 11, 2016 One Stop 2517 Boardwalk, Suite C Atlantic City NJ 08401
August 11, 2016 Batman’s Good Food 1444 North Mingo Road Tulsa OK 74116
August 11, 2016 Thriftway Super Stops 2610 Harrison Avenue Butte MT 59701
August 11, 2016 A Plus Sunoco 386 South Main Street Massena NY 13662
August 11, 2016 RK 1610 Bristol Court North Vernon IN 47265
August 11, 2016 Weis Markets 200 Ridge Pike Suite 110 Conshohocken PA 19428
August 11, 2016 Colmado Santiago Carr 124 KM 13.6 Sector Chamorro Bryan Las Marias PR 00670
August 11, 2016 Express Smoke Shop 5540 West Glendale Avenue, Suite A102 Glendale AZ 85301
August 11, 2016 Walgreens #4261 1420 Beville Road Daytona Beach FL 32114
August 11, 2016 Exxon Tiger Mart 200 Richmond Avenue Point Pleasant Beach NJ 08742
August 11, 2016 Circle K #1643 602 North Main Street O’Fallon MO 63366
August 11, 2016 Citgo 5746 Woodland Avenue Philadelphia PA 19143
August 11, 2016 Exxon 1720 Northwest Boulevard Coeur D Alene ID 83814
August 11, 2016 On the Run/Shell 264 Main Street Winterport ME 04496
August 11, 2016 Safeway 490 L Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
August 11, 2016 The Country Store 537 Airport Road Rockingham NC 28379
August 11, 2016 7-Eleven 6026 Destination Parkway Orlando FL 32819
August 11, 2016 White Horse General Store 121 White Horse Road White Horse Beach MA 02381
August 11, 2016 Fairway Gas & Grocery 1735 West Kathleen Avenue Coeur D Alene ID 83815
August 11, 2016 Freddy’s Burger Carr 685 Km 4.5, Bo Boquillas Manati PR 00674
August 11, 2016 USA Snack Shop 1595 Central Avenue Albany NY 12205
August 11, 2016 Hudson Middle Food 168 South Center Street Orange NJ 07050
August 11, 2016 Anderson Pantry 803 South Madison Avenue Anderson IN 46016
August 11, 2016 American Gasoline Auto Repair & Mini Mart 1401 East Ridge Pike Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
August 11, 2016 Henry’s House 54 North Market Street Charleston SC 29401
August 11, 2016 Casey’s General Store 1313 North Douglas Street Malden MO 63863
August 11, 2016 Casey’s General Stores 320 East 8th Street Goodland KS 67735
August 11, 2016 Frankie's Snacks 122 North Alex Alford Drive Georgetown SC 29440
August 11, 2016 The Banderas Restaurant & Deli 41 Park Avenue Summit NJ 07901
August 11, 2016 Smokin Deals Tobacco Outlet 5101 West 12th Street Sioux Falls SD 57106
August 11, 2016 Mega Wine & Spirits Store 7305 Miami Lakes Drive Miami Lakes FL 33014
August 11, 2016 Singleton’s Po Boys & Mini Mart 7446 Garfield Street New Orleans LA 70118
August 11, 2016 New Grove 28390 Highway 27 Dundee FL 33838
August 11, 2016 Shell/Honey Food & Gas 451 Highway 12 East Kosciusko MS 39090
August 11, 2016 Kelly’s Irish Times 14 F Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
August 11, 2016 A L Prime Energy 194 Church Street Whitinsville MA 01588
August 11, 2016 Fuel Stop 227 Main Street Sayreville NJ 08872
August 11, 2016 Holding’s Self Service 924 East Owen K Garriott Road Enid OK 73701
August 11, 2016 Gulf Express 265 Delaware Street Tonawanda NY 14150
August 11, 2016 Citgo 3015 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217
August 11, 2016 Berens Warehouse Groceries 1506 Morningside Drive Milbank SD 57252
August 11, 2016 El Gallito Market 6309 West Maryland Avenue Glendale AZ 85301
August 11, 2016 Ortiz Food Store 1214 Ortiz Avenue Ft. Myers FL 33905
August 11, 2016 Dollar Volume Plus 41 3rd Avenue Neptune City NJ 07753
August 11, 2016 Cubby’s 546 County Road M Yutan NE 68073
August 11, 2016 Walgreens 268 Main Street Belfast ME 04915
August 11, 2016 Xpress Mart 1715 East Wheat Road Vineland NJ 08360
August 11, 2016 Maverik #491 6415 North Ramsey Road Coeur D Alene ID 83814
August 11, 2016 Marathon Food Mart 9690 Northwest 25th Street Doral FL 33172
August 11, 2016 Little Brown Jug Convenience Store 2040 State Route 33 Neptune City NJ 07753
August 11, 2016 Dollar General 3079 Bailey Avenue Buffalo NY 14215
August 11, 2016 Beverage Barn 3000 Emmorton Road Abingdon MD 21009
August 11, 2016 One Stop Shop 1826 Route 35 Sayreville NJ 08872
August 11, 2016 Rollins 10759 Highway 371 Marietta MS 38856
August 11, 2016 Party Time Plaza Liquors 5520 Lake Otis Parkway #107 Anchorage AK 99507
August 11, 2016 County Fair Food Store 1002 North Highway 77 Dell Rapids SD 57022
August 11, 2016 Good to Go/BP 203 North Main Street Culver IN 46511
August 11, 2016 Discount Corner 8733 South Claiborne Avenue New Orleans LA 70118
August 11, 2016 46 Truck Stop 41 West Harriet Avenue Palisades Park NJ 07650
August 11, 2016 Greyhound Package Store 676 Broadway Raynham MA 02767
August 11, 2016 Owens Grocery 4401 Back Valley Road Speedwell TN 37870
August 11, 2016 Food Lion #2117 31810 River Road Millington MD 21651
August 11, 2016 Super Mart 3 1012 Hugh Ward Boulevard Flowood MS 39232
August 11, 2016 Rhodes 101 1624 North Kingshighway Street Cape Girardeau MO 63701
August 11, 2016 Pescaderia Y Carniceria Vuelve a La Vida 5630 West Camelback Road Glendale AZ 85301
August 11, 2016 Beba's Deli 2101 4th Avenue Seattle WA 98121
August 11, 2016 Sunoco 3824 West Jefferson Avenue Ecorse MI 48229
August 11, 2016 Fresh Start 3887 East Highway 44 Rapid City SD 57703
August 11, 2016 Big Kmart Store #4874 100 Sugar Creek Town Center Road Franklin PA 16323
July 28, 2016 Franklin Corner Deli 177 Franklin Corner Road Lawrenceville NJ 08648
July 07, 2016 Mister Food & Beers Carr 111 Int 420, Bo Voladoras Moca PR 00676
June 30, 2016 Cambridge Liquor, Beer & Wine Shop 280 US Highway 9 North Morganville NJ 07751
June 30, 2016 Lewiston Variety II 88 Russell Street Lewiston ME 04240

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