20.3. Section 20.2 does not apply to the operator of a cigar room or a duty free shop.
Nor does it apply to the operator of a specialty tobacco retail outlet if the following conditions are met:
(1) the specialty tobacco retail outlet is and remains a tobacco retail outlet specially set up for the retail sale of tobacco;
(2) it is in operation on 10 May 2005;
(3) receipts derived by the operator of the specialty tobacco retail outlet from the retail sale of tobacco, accessories that may be used for tobacco smoking and specialized publications about such products in the 12 months before 31 May 2006 account for 75% of receipts from all sales made at that retail outlet in that period;
(4) the operator of the specialty tobacco retail outlet sends the Minister, not later than 30 June 2008, a written notice stating the name and address of the retail outlet, and sufficient proof that the operator meets the conditions set out in this paragraph.
However, the operator of a tobacco retail outlet that is covered by the first and second paragraphs must display tobacco and tobacco packaging in such a way that it is visible only from the inside of the retail outlet.
The operator of a retail outlet that is covered by the second paragraph may not admit a minor to or allow the presence of a minor in the retail outlet.
2005, c. 29, s. 24; 2015, c. 28, s. 23.