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||Shell/Food Mart||1811 Main Street||Ferndale||WA||98248|
|December 11, 2014||Discount Tobacco Ware House||1100 East Oakland Avenue||Bloomington||IL||61701|
|December 11, 2014||Honey Plus||224 State Street||New London||CT||06320|
|December 11, 2014||Watford Food Mart||8817 Front Beach Road||Panama City Beach||FL||32407|
|December 11, 2014||Treasures Gifts and Snacks||1501 4th Avenue, Suite 306||Seattle||WA||98101|
|December 11, 2014||Sweet Heart Coffee & Tea||372 Barber Lane||Milpitas||CA||95035|
|December 11, 2014||BP||9650 4th Street North||St. Petersburg||FL||33702|
|December 11, 2014||Exxon/Tiger Mart||2096 Lakewood Road||Toms River||NJ||08755|
|December 11, 2014||Big Mario’s APizza||1009 East Pike Street||Seattle||WA||98122|
|December 11, 2014||727 Food Market||3095 22nd Avenue South||St. Petersburg||FL||33712|
|December 11, 2014||Kroger||5173 West Washington Street||Indianapolis||IN||46241|
|December 11, 2014||Family Express||3015 East State Road 25||Lafayette||IN||47905|
|December 11, 2014||Sav-Way||406 West McIntyre Street||Mullins||SC||29574|
|December 11, 2014||Fairplay General Store/Citgo||5848 South US Highway 79||Carthage||TX||75633|
|December 11, 2014||Tesoro County 6||24997 County Highway 6||Detroit Lakes||MN||56501|
|December 11, 2014||The Filllin Station||1107 West Sabine Street||Carthage||TX||75633|
|December 11, 2014||Chevron/Starvin’ Sam’s Mini-Mart||5639 Barrett Avenue||Ferndale||WA||98248|
|December 11, 2014||Farm Stores Express||35 Hollywood Boulevard||Melbourne||FL||32904|
|December 11, 2014||Mr. Mart/Texaco||8701 Front Beach Road||Panama City Beach||FL||32407|
|December 11, 2014||Rim Rock Happy Tavern||12300 West Highway 44||Rapid City||SD||57702|
|December 11, 2014||Marathon/Food Center||1001 West Irving Park Road||Streamwood||IL||60120|
|December 11, 2014||Circle K Express||4900 Ulmerton Road||Clearwater||FL||33760|
|December 11, 2014||Mr. Mart/Texaco||1612 Florida Georgia Parkway||Havana||FL||32333|
|December 11, 2014||Wildwood Meat Market||1228 28th Street South||Saint Petersburg||FL||33712|
|December 11, 2014||Rattlers||2409 West State Highway 71||La Grange||TX||78945|