City of Roseville, MI
Macomb County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors — See Ch. 71, Art. III.
Controlled substances — See Ch. 109.
Minors — See Ch. 197.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 217.
[Adopted 8-27-1996 by Ord. No. 1083 (Ch. 313 of the 1984 Code)]

§ 313-1 Sale of tobacco products to minors prohibited; violations and penalties.

A. 
No person shall sell, give or furnish any cigarette, cigar, chewing tobacco, snuff or tobacco in any other form to a person under 18 years of age.
B. 
A person who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $50 for each offense.

§ 313-2 Posting of signs required; violations and penalties.

A. 
A person who sells tobacco products at retail shall post, in a place close to the point of sale and conspicuous to both employees and customers, a sign produced by the Department of Public Health that includes the following statement:
"The purchase of tobacco products by a minor under 18 years of age and the provision of tobacco products to a minor are prohibited by law. A minor unlawfully purchasing or using tobacco products is subject to criminal penalties."
B. 
If a sign required by Subsection A is more than six feet from the point of sale, it shall be 5 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches, and the statement required by Subsection A shall be printed in 36 point boldface type. If the sign required under Subsection A is six feet or less from the point of sale, it shall be two inches by four inches, and the statement required by Subsection A shall be printed in 20 point boldface type.
C. 
A person who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $50 for each offense.

§ 313-3 Use of tobacco products by minors prohibited; violations and penalties.

A person under 18 years of age shall not possess or smoke cigarettes or cigars or possess or chew such or inhale chewing tobacco or tobacco snuff or possess or use tobacco in any other form on a public highway, street, alley, park or other lands used for public purposes or in a public place of business or amusement. A person who violates this section is guilty of a civil infraction punishable by a fine of not more than $50 for each offense. The court may require a person who violates this section to participate in a health-promotion and risk-reduction assessment program and make him or her responsible for the costs of participating in the program. In addition, a person who violates this section is subject to the following:
A. 
For the first violation, the court may order the person to perform not more than 16 hours of community service in a hospice, nursing home, long-term care facility or in such other manner as the court deems appropriate.
B. 
For a second violation, in addition to participation in a health-promotion or risk-reduction program, the court may order the person to perform not more than 32 hours of community service in a hospice, nursing home, long-term care facility or in such other manner as the court deems appropriate.
C. 
For a third or subsequent violation, in addition to participation in a health-promotion or risk-reduction program, the court may order the person to perform not more than 48 hours of community service in a hospice, nursing home, long-term care facility or in such other manner as the court deems appropriate.