Operation of vending machine without license a public nuisance -- Seizure
and sale -- Redemption.
(a) Any person who engages in the business of owning, operating, or leasing
any vending machines containing tobacco products, vapor products, alternative
nicotine products, or e-liquid products without first obtaining the license
described in this subchapter is declared to be maintaining a public nuisance.
(b) Any vending machine so operated may be seized and sold by the Director
of Arkansas Tobacco Control at public auction upon the order of the Pulaski
County Circuit Court.
These machines may be redeemed prior to sale by the owner upon the payment
of all taxes or fees due on the machine and all costs and expenses incurred
in enforcing this section if the offender pays all taxes, fees, and costs
within ten (10) days after seizure of the machines by the director.