Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations
Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters
Topics on this Page:
- Information on Tobacco Warning Letters
- Search for Warning Letters
- Warning Letters Posted in the Last 45 Days
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:
- 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:
- Use the Search and Export Warning Letters to Excel function.
Posted within the last 45 days
|Date Stamp on Letter||Retailer Store Name||Retailer Street Address||Retailer City||Retailer State||Retailer ZIP Code|
|December 18, 2014||Sunoco||4715 Del Prado Boulevard South||Cape Coral||FL||33904|
|December 18, 2014||BP Shop||506 Commonwealth Avenue||Erlanger||KY||41018|
|December 18, 2014||Mendota Heights Auto Service||2030 Dodd Road||Mendota Heights||MN||55120|
|December 11, 2014||Valero / One Stop Food Mart||3807 West Stan Schlueter Loop, Suite 100||Killeen||TX||76549|
|December 11, 2014||Smoker Friendly’s Liquor Plus||203 Jones Street||Point Pleasant||WV||25550|
|December 11, 2014||Woody’s Liquor||2862 Roosevelt Boulevard||Clearwater||FL||33760|
|December 11, 2014||Food N Fuel||4701 West 12th Street||Sioux Falls||SD||57106|
|December 11, 2014||Mills Gas Mart||1936 West Lincoln Avenue||Fergus Falls||MN||56537|
|December 11, 2014||Spartan Bros. Foods & Deli||7140 North Harlem Avenue||Chicago||IL||60631|
|December 11, 2014||Liquor City||1506 North Academy Boulevard, Suite B||Colorado Springs||CO||80909|
|December 11, 2014||Ray’s Smoke Shop||16026 North Cave Creek Road||Phoenix||AZ||85032|
|December 11, 2014||76||27 South Park Victoria Drive||Milpitas||CA||95035|
|December 11, 2014||Royal Farms 127||7900 Royalty Way||Salisbury||MD||21801|
|December 11, 2014||Phillips 66||2330 US Highway 59 North||Carthage||TX||75633|
|December 11, 2014||Valero||401 North Jefferson Street||La Grange||TX||78945|
|December 11, 2014||S&K Foods/Marathon Gas||207 North Cedar Street||Kalkaska||MI||49646|
|December 11, 2014||Blythewood IGA||135 Blythewood Road||Blythewood||SC||29016|
|December 11, 2014||Chung’s Aspen Liquors||3857 East Pikes Peak Avenue||Colorado Springs||CO||80909|
|December 11, 2014||Lucky Leadway Food Store||5002 South Third Street||Memphis||TN||38109|
|December 11, 2014||Chevron||7410 Lakewood Drive West||Lakewood||WA||98499|
|December 11, 2014||Raceway||1625 US Highway 27 South||Avon Park||FL||33825|
|December 11, 2014||7-Eleven #20938||2090 Main Street||Ferndale||WA||98248|
|December 11, 2014||Circle K||10323 Front Beach Road||Panama City Beach||FL||32407|
|December 11, 2014||Bayshore Breeze Market & Grill/Mobil||2600 Bayshore Boulevard||Dunedin||FL||34698|
|December 11, 2014||In-n-Out Markets||743 North Century Avenue||Maplewood||MN||55119|