[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mountain Lakes by Ord. No. 17-95. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All tobacco vending machines are hereby prohibited in the Borough of Mountain Lakes. Any person owning, operating, renting or permitting the use of a tobacco vending machine on premises under his or her control shall be in violation of this section.
It shall be unlawful for anyone, including a tobacco retailer, to sell, give or permit to be sold or given, to a person under 18 years of age, tobacco in any form. It shall be unlawful for a tobacco retailer to sell or permit to be sold tobacco to any individual without requesting and examining identification from the purchaser positively establishing the purchaser's age as 18 years or greater, unless the seller has some other conclusive basis for determining that the buyer is over the age of 18 years.
It shall be unlawful for any tobacco retailer to allow, suffer or permit the sale of tobacco products on his or her premises by any person under the age of 18 years.
The Police Department, Board of Health and the Code Enforcement Official are hereby authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter.