2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 49 - Tobacco Products, E-Cigarettes and Nicotine Liquid Containers
Section 30-49-7 - Vending machines; restrictions on sales of tobacco products, e-cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 30-49-7 (2017)

30-49-7. Vending machines; restrictions on sales of tobacco products, e-cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers.

A. Except as provided in Subsections B and C of this section:

(1) a person shall not sell tobacco products, e-cigarettes or nicotine liquid containers at a retail location in New Mexico by any means other than a direct, face-to-face exchange between the customer and the seller or the seller's employee; and

(2) a person selling goods at a retail location in New Mexico shall not use a self-service display for tobacco products, e-cigarettes or nicotine liquid containers. As used in this subsection, "self-service display" means a display to which the public has access without the assistance of the seller or the seller's employee.

B. Tobacco products, e-cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers may be sold by vending machines only in age-controlled locations where minors are not permitted.

C. The provisions of this section do not apply to written, telephonic or electronic sales of tobacco products.

History: Laws 1993, ch. 244, 7; 2003, ch. 364, 1; 2015, ch. 98, 6.

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