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 11, 2014||Wal-Mart Supercenter #2596||2301 Freeway Drive||Mount Vernon||WA||98273|
|December 11, 2014||Smoks Tobacco Outlet||8015 Front Beach Road||Panama City Beach||FL||32407|
|December 11, 2014||West Medford Spa||439 High Street||Medford||MA||02155|
|December 11, 2014||Citgo||299 Crescent Boulevard||Brooklawn||NJ||08030|
|December 11, 2014||Sun’s Market||46 Juliustown Road||Browns Mills||NJ||08015|
|December 11, 2014||Mitchell’s Market||178 West Mitchell Road||Memphis||TN||38109|
|December 11, 2014||Treasures Gifts and Snacks||1501 4th Avenue, Suite 306||Seattle||WA||98101|
|December 11, 2014||Exxon||2900 Riverside Drive||Macon||GA||31204|
|December 11, 2014||APlus/Sunoco||403 South MacDill Avenue||Tampa||FL||33609|
|December 11, 2014||Publix||16970 San Carlos Boulevard||Fort Myers||FL||33908|
|December 11, 2014||Union Sq. Smoke Shop||54A Union Square||Somerville||MA||02143|
|December 11, 2014||Peter’s Sports Bar||902 Lee Boulevard, #1||Lehigh Acres||FL||33936|
|December 11, 2014||Jewel-Osco||217 Irving Park Road||Streamwood||IL||60107|
|December 11, 2014||Maplewood Tobacco||2515 White Bear Avenue North||Maplewood||MN||55109|
|December 11, 2014||AOC Food Mart||437 Main Street||Destin||FL||32541|
|December 11, 2014||Chevron/Starvin’ Sam’s Mini-Mart||5639 Barrett Avenue||Ferndale||WA||98248|
|December 11, 2014||Exxon/Tiger Mart||2096 Lakewood Road||Toms River||NJ||08755|
|December 11, 2014||Mountain Top Tobacco||80 North Mountain Boulevard||Mountain Top||PA||18707|
|December 11, 2014||Ecrm Snack Beverage & Grocery||17260 Harbour Pointe Drive||Fort Myers||FL||33908|
|December 11, 2014||Patriot’s/Valero||8 South Main Street||Luthersville||GA||30251|
|December 11, 2014||Handy Mart||1000 South McDonald Street||McKinney||TX||75069|
|December 11, 2014||Captains Cabin||3380 Mercantile Avenue||Naples||FL||34104|
|December 11, 2014||California Pure Water||1535 Landess Avenue, Suite 102||Milpitas||CA||95035|
|December 11, 2014||In-n-Out Markets||743 North Century Avenue||Maplewood||MN||55119|
|December 11, 2014||BP||9650 4th Street North||St. Petersburg||FL||33702|