What Happens if You Sell Tobacco Without a License?
It is ILLEGAL
for retailers to sell tobacco products WITHOUT
valid TRL from both the state and the County of San
Diego. Previously licensed retailers who do NOT submit a complete
application packet by September 5, 2023, will be required to
products until they obtain and prominently display a valid state and
Retailers who sell tobacco products without a County 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 TRLApplications.HHSA@sdcounty.ca.gov.
Click here to learn about local tobacco sales laws in cities within San Diego County and for information on how to help.
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Webpage last updated 9/15/2023.