2021 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 63. Public Health and Safety
§63-1-229.15. Signs in retail establishments required – Fines.

A. Every person who sells or displays tobacco products, nicotine products or vapor products at retail shall post conspicuously and keep so posted at the place of business a sign, as specified by the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement (ABLE) Commission, stating the following: "IT'S THE LAW. WE DO NOT SELL TOBACCO PRODUCTS, NICOTINE PRODUCTS OR VAPOR PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE." The sign shall also provide the toll-free number operated by the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement (ABLE) Commission for the purpose of reporting violations of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act.

B. When a person violates subsection A of this section, the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement (ABLE) Commission shall impose an administrative fine of not more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each day a violation occurs. Each day a violation is continuing shall constitute a separate offense. The notice required by subsection A of this section shall be the only notice required to be posted or maintained in any store that sells tobacco products, nicotine products or vapor products at retail.

Added by Laws 1994, c. 137, § 6, eff. July 1, 1994. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 171, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 1997; Laws 2004, c. 253, § 2, eff. July 1, 2004; Laws 2014, c. 162, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 2014. Renumbered from § 600.5 of Title 37 by Laws 2016, c. 366, § 173, eff. Oct. 1, 2018. Amended by Laws 2020, c. 70, § 6, emerg. eff. May 19, 2020; Laws 2021, c. 554, § 6, emerg. eff. May 28, 2021.

NOTE: Laws 2016, c. 366, was conditionally effective upon passage of State Question No. 792, Legislative Referendum No. 370, which was adopted at election held on Nov. 8, 2016.

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