Town of East Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of East Haddam 12-30-1998. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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 product by minors.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Any place of business open to the public, including children 17 years and younger.
Any product available to or within the reach of customers of an establishment without the assistance of a store employee.
Any products containing tobacco and shall include, but not be limited to, cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, tiparillos, and chewing tobacco.
No East Haddam establishment shall offer self-service tobacco products for consumption by the public after the effective date of this chapter.
[Amended 3-28-2018]
The owner of an establishment which violates this chapter shall be fined not more than $250.