Town of Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Haddam 1-27-1998, effective 2-14-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 235-1
Purpose. 

§ 235-2
Definitions. 

§ 235-3
Self-service products prohibited. 

§ 235-4
Penalties for offenses. 

This chapter is intended to prohibit the sale of self-service cigarettes and other tobacco products in establishments open to children under the age of 18. This chapter will require customers to ask the assistance of a store clerk to obtain possession of tobacco products, thereby inhibiting theft of the products by minors.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

ESTABLISHMENT
Any place of business open to the public, including children 17 years of age and younger.
SELF-SERVICE
Any product available to or within the reach of customers of an establishment without the assistance of a store employee.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS
Any product containing tobacco and shall include, but not be limited to, cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, tiparillos, and chewing tobacco.

No Haddam establishment shall offer self-service tobacco products for consumption by the public after the effective date of this chapter.

The owner of an establishment which violates this chapter shall be fined not more than $500.