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||4001 Aspen Hill Road||Silver Spring||MD||20906|
|December 11, 2014||Lucky Leadway Food Store||5002 South Third Street||Memphis||TN||38109|
|December 11, 2014||Cenex||911 Highway 34 East||Detroit Lakes||MN||56501|
|December 11, 2014||Bellwether Market||8 Bellwether Way||Bellingham||WA||98225|
|December 11, 2014||Family Dollar||2178 Campbellton Road Southwest||Atlanta||GA||30311|
|December 11, 2014||APlus/Sunoco||403 South MacDill Avenue||Tampa||FL||33609|
|December 11, 2014||BigFoot Java||13521 Pacific Avenue South||Parkland||WA||98444|
|December 11, 2014||Walmart Supercenter #523||4609 Northwest Loop 436||Carthage||TX||75633|
|December 11, 2014||BP||2 Central Entrance East||Duluth||MN||55811|
|December 11, 2014||Wal-Mart #1223||5500 Thomasville Road||Tallahassee||FL||32312|
|December 11, 2014||Citgo Food Mart||25024 West US 12||Sturgis||MI||49091|
|December 11, 2014||J.J. Peppers Food Store||10 South State Street||Elgin||IL||60123|
|December 11, 2014||Family Dollar||622 Somerville Avenue||Somerville||MA||02143|
|December 11, 2014||Chevron Food Mart||2959 Campbellton Road Southwest||Atlanta||GA||30311|
|December 11, 2014||Thorntons||1118 West Touhy Avenue||Park Ridge||IL||60068|
|December 11, 2014||Sunshine Foods of St. Petersburg||2210 62nd Avenue South||Saint Petersburg||FL||33712|
|December 11, 2014||Sneakers Lounge||1159 62nd Avenue North||St. Petersburg||FL||33702|
|December 11, 2014||Shell||226 South Blackstone Avenue||Colon||MI||49040|
|December 11, 2014||Little Store||7002 Grand Avenue||Duluth||MN||55807|
|December 11, 2014||Pit Stop||1004 Peel Street||Avon Park||FL||33825|
|December 11, 2014||Bozied Oil Company/ The Gas Stop||916 6th Street||Brookings||SD||57006|
|December 11, 2014||Walmart Supercenter #1220||2500 South Kirkman Road||Orlando||FL||32811|
|December 11, 2014||Citgo Family Store||2989 Campbellton Road Southwest||Atlanta||GA||30311|
|December 04, 2014||Cappelluti’s Deli||278 Belleville Turnpike||Kearny||NJ||07032|
|December 04, 2014||Tobacco Pouch||6450 US 27 South||Sebring||FL||33870|