2013 Vermont Statutes
Title 07 Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 40 TOBACCO PRODUCTS
§ 1004 Proof of age for the sale of tobacco products; tobacco substitutes; tobacco paraphernalia


7 V.S.A. § 1004 What's This?

1004. Proof of age for the sale of tobacco products; tobacco substitutes; tobacco paraphernalia

(a) A person shall exhibit proper proof of his or her age upon demand of a person licensed under this chapter, an employee of a licensee, or a law enforcement officer. If the person fails to provide such proof of age, the licensee shall be entitled to refuse to sell tobacco products, tobacco substitutes, or tobacco paraphernalia to the person. The sale or furnishing of tobacco products, tobacco substitutes, or tobacco paraphernalia to a person exhibiting proper proof shall be prima facie evidence of a licensee's compliance with section 1007 of this title.

(b) As used in this section, "proper proof" means a photographic motor vehicle operator's license, a valid passport, a United States Military identification card or a photographic nondriver motor vehicle identification card obtained from the department of motor vehicles. (Added 1991, No. 70, 2, eff. May 1, 1992; amended 1997, No. 58, 4; 2013, No. 14, 4.)

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