Webpage last updated 4/29/2024. 

What Happens if You Sell Tobacco Without a License?

Retailers who continue to sell tobacco products without a County of San Diego TRL can be fined up to $1,000 per day, up to $50,000 in any 12-month period.

If your establishment no longer sells tobacco products, please notify us at:



Click here to learn about local tobacco sales laws in cities within San Diego County and for information on how to help.