Finance / Public Safety

Three retailers fined / licences suspended for selling tobacco to minors (09/06/04)

NB 789

June 4, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - Three retailers in the province were recently fined and had their tobacco licences suspended for a month as a result of selling tobacco to persons under the age of 19.

The Department of Finance, in conjunction with the Department of Public Safety, took action against the retailers in accordance with Section 5(1) of the Tobacco Sales Act.

The retailers were each fined $288, and their licences to sell tobacco products were suspended for one month.

The fines and suspensions were issued to:


MEDIA CONTACTS: Marc Belliveau, communications, Finance, 506-453-4138; Daniel Lessard, communications, Public Safety, 506-453-4433.