8227-A. Expiration of license
(a) Expiration.--A license shall expire on the last day of February next succeeding the date upon which it was issued unless the department at an earlier date suspends, surrenders or revokes the license.
(b) Violation.--After the expiration date of the license or sooner if the license is suspended, surrendered or revoked, it shall be illegal for any dealer to engage directly or indirectly in the business heretofore conducted by the dealer for which the license was issued. Any licensee who shall, after the expiration date of the license, engage in the business theretofore conducted by the licensee either by way of purchase, sale, distribution or in any other manner directly or indirectly engaged in the business of dealing with tobacco products for profit shall be in violation of this article and be subject to the penalties provided in this article.