16.38 PURCHASE OR POSSESSION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS PROHIBITED BY PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.

(1)    Section 254.92, Wis. Stats., and any amendments are hereby strictly adopted. Pursuant to Section 254.92, Wis. Stats., no person under age eighteen (18) may do any of the following:

(a)    Buy or attempt to buy any cigarette, tobacco products, or nicotine product.

(b)    Falsely represent his or her age for the purpose of receiving any cigarette, tobacco products, or nicotine product.

(c)    Possess any cigarette, tobacco products, or nicotine product.

(2)    Notwithstanding the above, a child may purchase or possess cigarettes or tobacco products for the sole purpose of resale in the course of employment during his or her working hours if employed by a licensed retailer.

(3)    A law enforcement officer shall seize any cigarette or tobacco product involved in any violation of this subsection committed in his or her presence. (Ord. 18-02)