Naperville Police Announce Tobacco/Alternative Nicotine Product Compliance Check Results for June 2022
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The Naperville Police Department recently completed a round of tobacco/alternative nicotine product compliance checks on June 7 and 8, 2022. The compliance checks were performed at 73 Naperville businesses to determine if local tobacco/alternative nicotine product retailers are complying with the minimum-age tobacco laws that prohibit the sale of tobacco/alternative nicotine products to persons under the age of 21.

Seventy-one establishments passed the compliance check. The following two (2) establishments failed to successfully pass the compliance check, resulting in City Ordinance citations for selling tobacco/alternative nicotine product to a person under the age of 21 years old:

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Smoke Arena, 1570 W. Ogden Ave.
Smokers Choice, 803 E. Ogden Ave.

With the help of a grant awarded by the Illinois Department of Human Services Tobacco Enforcement Program, the Naperville Police Department educates local tobacco/alternative nicotine product retailers on minimum-age tobacco/nicotine product laws and the importance of verifying the age of customers before selling age-restrictive products such as tobacco/alternative nicotine products. Tobacco/alternative nicotine product retailers are given a retailer education packet and notified that the compliance checks are going to occur in the near future.

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