Finance / Public Safety

Three retailers fined / licences suspended for selling tobacco to minors (09/11/02)

NB 1717

Nov. 2, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - Three retailers have been fined and will have their tobacco licence suspended for a month for selling tobacco to persons younger than 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 fined $288, and their licence to sell tobacco products will be suspended from Nov. 1 to Dec. 1. The fines and suspensions were issued to:

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MEDIA CONTACTS: Marc Belliveau, communications, Department of Finance, 506-453-4138; Lisa Harrity, communications, Department of Public Safety, 506-453-4433.

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