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||BP||704 2nd Street||Kenyon||MN||55946|
|December 11, 2014||Chevron/Starvin’ Sam’s Mini-Mart||5639 Barrett Avenue||Ferndale||WA||98248|
|December 11, 2014||H-Mart Tobacco Street||14333 Aurora Avenue North #2||Seattle||WA||98133|
|December 11, 2014||Summerlin-Sanibel Liquors||20351 Summerlin Road, #108||Fort Myers||FL||33908|
|December 11, 2014||Shell/ Food Mart||2700 Riverside Drive||Macon||GA||31204|
|December 11, 2014||76 / Quik Mart||1501 Main Street||Oroville||WA||98844|
|December 11, 2014||7-Eleven||15021 McGregor Boulevard||Fort Myers||FL||33908|
|December 11, 2014||Shell/Food Mart||855 Tyrone Boulevard North||Saint Petersburg||FL||33710|
|December 11, 2014||Raceway||1625 US Highway 27 South||Avon Park||FL||33825|
|December 11, 2014||7-Eleven||3209 Northwest Avenue||Bellingham||WA||98225|
|December 11, 2014||Plaza Select Foods Grocery||1024 Madison Street||Seattle||WA||98104|
|December 11, 2014||Aspen Hill Sunoco||14031 Georgia Avenue||Silver Spring||MD||20906|
|December 11, 2014||Phillips 66||733 South Vandeventer Avenue||St. Louis||MO||63110|
|December 11, 2014||Valero||401 North Jefferson Street||La Grange||TX||78945|
|December 11, 2014||Ravi Petro||290 Broad Street||New London||CT||06320|
|December 11, 2014||Little Saigon Market||15250 South Tamiami Trail #111||Fort Myers||FL||33908|
|December 11, 2014||Food Lion #2604||740 University Village Drive||Blythewood||SC||29016|
|December 11, 2014||T&C Self Serv||30560 Highway 47 Northwest||Cambridge||MN||55008|
|December 11, 2014||Spartan Bros. Foods & Deli||7140 North Harlem Avenue||Chicago||IL||60631|
|December 11, 2014||Rapp's Short Stop/Mileage||31168 County 24 Boulevard||Cannon Falls||MN||55009|
|December 11, 2014||Walker Homes Groceries||315 West Mitchell Road||Memphis||TN||38109|
|December 11, 2014||Tee Pee’s Smoke Shop||913 East Harry Street||Wichita||KS||67211|
|December 11, 2014||Lakeview Market||1940 22nd Avenue South||St. Petersburg||FL||33712|
|December 11, 2014||Wal-Mart Supercenter #2596||2301 Freeway Drive||Mount Vernon||WA||98273|