Tobacco Enforcement

The Tobacco Enforcement Program includes surveillance investigations of Maryland State retail cigarette licensed facilities located in Montgomery County to ensure compliance with Montgomery County's Distribution of Tobacco Products to Minors and Tobacco Products Placement laws.
Board Alcohol/Tobacco Enforcement Specialists issue civil citations to retail cigarette license holders and their clerks for tobacco distribution and display violations.
Board Alcohol/Tobacco Enforcement Specialists must also appear and testify in District Court regarding the tobacco civil citations issued.

Montgomery County Code sections enforced by Board of License Commissioners Tobacco Enforcement Specialists