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||Dollar General||14550 Amstutz Road||Leo||IN||46765|
|October 30, 2014||Safeway||4005 East Chandler Boulevard||Phoenix||AZ||85044|
|October 30, 2014||Lake Liquor||3715 Highway 54, Suite 7||Osage Beach||MO||65065|
|October 30, 2014||Circle K||14554 Herriman Boulevard||Noblesville||IN||46060|
|October 30, 2014||Walgreens #13842||9 Central Avenue East||Saint Michael||MN||55376|
|October 30, 2014||Smokes & Suds||6848 North Government Way, Suite 102||Dalton Gardens||ID||83815|
|October 30, 2014||Mobil/Lipton Mart||1140 Pleasant Street||Lee||MA||01238|
|October 30, 2014||Giant Eagle||553 Hebron Road||Heath||OH||43056|
|October 30, 2014||Petro Champ||5790 62nd Avenue North||Pinellas Park||FL||33781|
|October 30, 2014||Valero||1625 Kismet Parkway East||Cape Coral||FL||33909|
|October 30, 2014||Citgo/Snack Shop||957 Foxon Road||East Haven||CT||06513|
|October 30, 2014||Marathon Gas||5201 East US 36, Suite 101||Avon||IN||46123|
|October 30, 2014||Delano/Station Break||1044 Kingshighway Street||Rolla||MO||65401|
|October 30, 2014||Kings||159 Maplewood Avenue||Maplewood||NJ||07040|
|October 30, 2014||Family Dollar||804 West Britton Road||Oklahoma City||OK||73114|
|October 30, 2014||Walgreens #7506||1290 Chestnut Street||Orangeburg||SC||29115|
|October 30, 2014||Elkins Wal-Mart Supercenter||721 Beverly Pike||Elkins||WV||26241|
|October 30, 2014||Hy-Miler/Shell||2026 Cleveland Road West||Huron||OH||44839|
|October 30, 2014||Brookshire Food and Pharmacy||807 East Tyler Street||Athens||TX||75751|
|October 30, 2014||La Huerta International Market||405 East Smith Street||Kent||WA||98030|
|October 30, 2014||Walgreens #7157||7400 66th Street North||Pinellas Park||FL||33781|
|October 30, 2014||Walgreens #5326||800 West Bay Drive||Largo||FL||33770|
|October 30, 2014||Casey’s General Stores||400 South Washington Avenue||Madison||SD||57042|
|October 30, 2014||Palm City Liquor||3243 Southwest Mapp Road||Palm City||FL||34990|
|October 30, 2014||Midnight Farms Country Store||3590 Southwest Deggeller Court||Palm City||FL||34990|