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Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters

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Information on Tobacco Warning Letters

Warning Letters issued to tobacco retailers for violations observed during a compliance check inspection are available in the Compliance Check Inspections of Tobacco Product Retailers database.

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.

The Tobacco Retailer Warning Letters overview page provides a brief description of what retailers should do if they have received a warning letter.

Warning Letters issued to online retailers and to manufacturers for violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and its applicable regulations, are available in the FDA's Electronic Reading Room.

More information on FDA’s tobacco laws and regulations, is available on our website. 

Search for Warning Letters

The Compliance Check Inspections Database, containing the results of inspections of traditional "brick and mortar" retail stores, including warning letters issued, is updated monthly.

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Date Stamp on Letter Retailer Store Name Retailer Street Address Retailer City Retailer State Retailer ZIP Code
April 12, 2018 Cardenas 18 50037 Harrison Street Coachella CA 92236
April 12, 2018 Abarrottes La Herradura 3401 North Franklin Street Denver CO 80205
April 12, 2018 Vapor Vortex 1102 South Milton Road Flagstaff AZ 86001
April 12, 2018 Kings River Country Store 22784 Highway 412 Huntsville AR 72740
April 12, 2018 Publix 9201 Oakhurst Road Seminole FL 33776

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Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
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Silver Spring, MD 20993-002

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