California Business and Professions Code Division 8.5 - Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement Act

  • Section 22950.
    This Division shall be known and may be referred to as the Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement Act or the STAKE Act.(Added by Stats....
  • Section 22950.5.
    For purposes of this division, the following terms have the following meanings:(a) Department means the State Department of Public Health.(b) Enforcing agency means the State...
  • Section 22951.
    The Legislature finds and declares that reducing and eventually eliminating the illegal purchase and consumption of tobacco products by minors is critical to ensuring the...
  • Section 22952.
    On or before July 1, 1995, the State Department of Public Health shall do all of the following:(a) Establish and develop a program to reduce...
  • Section 22953.
    All moneys collected as civil penalties by the department and other state agencies pursuant to this division shall be deposited in the State Treasury to...
  • Section 22954.
    Any cigarette or tobacco products distributor or wholesaler as defined in Sections 30011 and 30016 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, and licensed under Article...
  • Section 22955.
    Agents of the state department, while conducting enforcement activities pursuant to this division, are peace officers and are subject to all of the powers and...
  • Section 22956.
    All persons engaging in the retail sale of tobacco products shall check the identification of tobacco purchasers, to establish the age of the purchaser, if...
  • Section 22957.
    (a) In addition to the primary enforcement responsibility assumed by the department, another enforcing agency may conduct inspections and assess penalties for violations of this...
  • Section 22958.
    (a) An enforcing agency may assess civil penalties against any person, firm, or corporation that sells, gives, or in any way furnishes to another person...
  • Section 22959.
    (a) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) shall be transferred annually from the portion of the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment block grant...
  • Section 22960.
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no cigarette or tobacco product shall be sold, offered for sale, or distributed from a vending machine or...
  • Section 22961.
    (a) No person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other organization shall advertise or cause to be advertised any tobacco products on any outdoor billboard located within...
  • Section 22962.
    (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:(1) Self-service display means the open display of tobacco products or tobacco paraphernalia...
  • Section 22963.
    (a) The sale, distribution, or nonsale distribution of tobacco products directly or indirectly to any person under the age of 18 years through the United...

Last modified: September 9, 2016