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|
|October 30, 2014||Family Dollar||2244 University Avenue||Hot Springs||SD||57747|
|October 30, 2014||Only One Lounge||201 South Main Street||Lennox||SD||57039|
|October 30, 2014||KPS Liquor Mart||3840 Pacific Avenue, Suite 102||Tacoma||WA||98418|
|October 30, 2014||Lewis Drug||741 South Washington Avenue||Madison||SD||57042|
|October 30, 2014||Maple Check Food & Liquor||1942 Springfield Avenue||Maplewood||NJ||07040|
|October 30, 2014||Walgreens #07614||902 North Main Street||Lumberton||TX||77657|
|October 30, 2014||Dollar General||Meade Shopping Center US 52||Gilbert||WV||25621|
|October 30, 2014||Plaza Tower News Stand||800 South Gay Street||Knoxville||TN||37929|
|October 30, 2014||Q-Stop Food Store||315 West California Street||Gainesville||TX||76240|
|October 30, 2014||Marathon||State Highway 52||Gilbert||WV||25621|
|October 30, 2014||Ernie’s Fuel Stop||22108 84th Avenue South||Kent||WA||98032|
|October 30, 2014||Food Mart/Chevron||4356 East University Drive||Mesa||AZ||85205|
|October 30, 2014||Snack & Go||101 Absecon Boulevard||Absecon||NJ||08201|
|October 30, 2014||Smokin’ Joe’s Tobacco Shop||952 Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard||Wilkes-Barre||PA||18720|
|October 30, 2014||Fremont Travel Plaza||7487 East State Highway 110||Fremont||WI||54940|
|October 30, 2014||Speed Smart/Chevron||5965 East Brown Road||Mesa||AZ||85205|
|October 30, 2014||The Shops at the Phoenician / Pinatas||6000 East Camelback Road||Scottsdale||AZ||85251|
|October 30, 2014||Quick Stop||7123 East Oak Street||Scottsdale||AZ||85257|
|October 30, 2014||Milford Package Store||270 Main Street||Milford||MA||01757|
|October 30, 2014||Alegria Hispana||7164 49th Street North||Pinellas Park||FL||33781|
|October 30, 2014||Marshfield Village Store||1425 US Route 2||Marshfield||VT||05658|
|October 30, 2014||Hillbilly’s||607 South Dakota Highway 11||Alcester||SD||57001|
|October 30, 2014||Publix||3551 US Highway 441 South||Okeechobee||FL||34974|
|October 30, 2014||Hy-Vee||907 State Street South||Fairmont||MN||56031|
|October 30, 2014||Minit Mart||1780 Bagnell Dam Boulevard||Lake Ozark||MO||65049|