What penalties exist if I knowingly sell tobacco to a customer without proper identification?

Asked on December 9, 2013 under Criminal Law, Michigan


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

A business owner can face three types of penalty if caught selling cigarettes to minors. For a first offense, they would face a fine. For subsequent offenses they could face up to 90 days in jail or the loss of their license to sell tobacco products. Also a fine of up to $1,000 could be imposed for the crime that you have written about.

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