59. The operator of a retail outlet is prohibited from selling tobacco at the retail outlet if, for that retail outlet,
(1) the operator was found guilty more than once of an offence under any of sections 13, 14.2 and 14.3 within five years;
(2) the operator was found guilty of a total of three offences under section 20.4 or 20.5 within five years.
The prohibition to sell tobacco under subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph applies for three months or one year according to whether, in the five years preceding a finding of guilty for an offence under any of sections 13, 14.2 and 14.3, the operator was found guilty of a single offence or of two or more offences under any of those sections.
The prohibition to sell tobacco under subparagraph 2 of the first paragraph applies for one month.
If a tobacco retail outlet under a prohibition to sell tobacco is also a cigar room, smoking cigars or pipe tobacco is also prohibited in that retail outlet for as long as the operator is prohibited from selling tobacco.
1998, c. 33, s. 59; 2005, c. 29, s. 54; 2015, c. 28, s. 68.