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Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters


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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:


Posted within the last 45 days

Date Stamp on Letter Retailer Store Name Retailer Street Address Retailer City Retailer State Retailer ZIP Code
November 06, 2014 Texaco 1105 North Highway 287  Decatur  TX  76234 
November 06, 2014 Health Care Pharmacy 628 Old Saint Mary’s Road  Perryville  MO  63775 
November 06, 2014 Walmart Supercenter 11225 Tamiami Trail North  Naples  FL  34110 
November 06, 2014 Walgreens #7632 3061 College Park Drive  Woodlands  TX  77384 
November 06, 2014 F & M Food Mart 1600 Arcade Avenue  Louisville  KY  40215 
November 06, 2014 E-Z Chek Food Store 1015 North Wood Avenue  Linden  NJ  07036 
November 06, 2014 Quiktrip 201 East 23rd Street  Independence  MO  64055 
November 06, 2014 Belleair Food Mart 510 Indian Rocks Road North  Belleair Bluffs  FL  33770 
November 06, 2014 Foster Stationers 465 South Washington Avenue  Bergenfield  NJ  07621 
November 06, 2014 Mr. Mart 4925 East Highway 22  Panama City  FL  32404 
November 06, 2014 Family Dollar 50 Pine Island Road, Suite 2  Fort Myers  FL  33903 
November 06, 2014 J.T. Pit Stop 13408 State Route 164  Lisbon  OH  44432 
November 06, 2014 Winn-Dixie #2354 995 Sebastian Boulevard, Suite B  Sebastian  FL  32958 
November 06, 2014 Madison Discount Liquor 123 Northwest 2nd Street  Madison  SD  57042 
November 06, 2014 Sixth Street Market 1413 6th Street West  Ashland  WI  54806 
November 06, 2014 Eagle Stop 10306 Old Highway 54  Eugene  MO  65032 
November 06, 2014 Mini Mart 4500 46th Avenue North  Saint Petersburg  FL  33714 
November 06, 2014 Roll N Save Cigarettes 6105 Park Boulevard North  Pinellas Park  FL  33781 
November 06, 2014 Luxus Discount Liquors 5000 34th Street North  Saint Petersburg  FL  33714 
November 06, 2014 AJ’s Deli 2945 South Park Road  Bethel Park  PA  15102 
November 06, 2014 Safe House Bar & Grill N20281 County Road J  Dodge  WI  54625 
November 06, 2014 Walgreens #12814 2719 Anderson Avenue  Manhattan  KS  66502 
November 06, 2014 RaceTrac 314 Del Prado Boulevard North  Cape Coral  FL  33909 
November 06, 2014 Short Stop 241 North Nebraska Street  Salem  SD  57058 
November 06, 2014 B & D Auto/Truck Plaza 2031 West Elm  Lebanon  MO  65536 


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Center for Tobacco Products Food and Drug Administration

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Building 71, Room G335

Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002