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§ 6902. Warning Sign; Identification.

17 CA ADC § 6902BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services
Chapter 4. Preventive Medical Service
Subchapter 14. Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement (STAKE) Act Program (Refs & Annos)
17 CCR § 6902
§ 6902. Warning Sign; Identification.
(a) At each retail site that sells or furnishes tobacco products a sign shall be conspicuously posted so that it is likely to be read by a consumer during a sale at each cash register, vending machine or any other point at which sales occur. The sign shall meet the following specifications:
(1) Contain the following words with initial letters capitalized in the following manner: The Sale of Tobacco Products to Persons Under 21 Years of Age Is Prohibited by Law and Subject to Penalties. Valid Identification May Be Required. To Report an Unlawful Tobacco Sale Call 1-800-5ASK-4-ID. Business and Professions Code Section 22952.
(2) Be square in shape and no smaller than 5.5 inches high by 5.5 inches wide (30.25 square inches) or be rectangular in shape and no smaller than 3.66 inches high by 8.5 inches wide (31.11 square inches). A sign may be larger; however, the sign shall be proportionate to one set of the dimensions set forth in this subdivision.
(3) Be printed in ink that is of high contrast from the color of the background material. (Examples are black ink on white paper or dark blue ink on yellow paper.)
(4) Located at least one-third inch from the top and sides, the following required words shall be no smaller than 20 point medium or bold Helvetica or Futura type face: “The Sale of Tobacco Products to Persons Under 21 Years of Age Is Prohibited by Law and Subject to Penalties. Valid Identification May Be Required.” Located at least one-third inch from the sides, the following required words shall be no smaller than 30 point medium or bold Helvetica or Futura type face and in all cases 6 point size larger than all other text: “To Report an Unlawful Tobacco Sale Call 1-800-5ASK-4-ID.” Located at least one-quarter inch from the sides and bottom, the required legal citation “Business and Professions Code Section 22952” shall be no smaller than 12 point medium or bold Helvetica or Futura type face.
(b) The seller shall request valid identification from any individual who attempts to purchase a tobacco product if that individual reasonably appears to the seller to be under 21 years of age.
Note: Authority cited: Section 22952(b), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 22952(b), 22956 and 22958, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 12-22-95 as an emergency; operative 12-22-95 (Register 95, No. 51). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-20-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 4-17-96 as an emergency; operative 4-20-96 (Register 96, No. 16). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-19-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New section refiled 8-12-96 as an emergency; operative 8-12-96 (Register 96, No. 33). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-10-96 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Editorial correction of subsection (a)(1) (Register 96, No. 50).
5. New section refiled 12-10-96 as an emergency; operative 12-10-96 (Register 96, No. 50). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-9-97 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 12-10-96 order transmitted to OAL 1-8-97 and filed 2-3-97 (Register 97, No. 6).
7. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(1), (a)(4) and (b) and amending Note filed 8-11-2016 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2016, No. 33).
8. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a)(1) and (a)(4) filed 12-9-2021 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2021, No. 50).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
17 CCR § 6902, 17 CA ADC § 6902
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