10-50-82. Inclusion in directory prerequisite to affixing tax stamp or distribution--Monetary penalty--Deposit in general fund.
No distributor or wholesaler or other person may:
(1) Affix a South Dakota cigarette tax stamp to a package or other container of cigarettes, or pay South Dakota cigarette tax on cigarettes of a tobacco product manufacturer or brand family not included in the directory; or
(2) Sell or distribute, or acquire, hold, own, possess, transport, import, or cause to be imported, cigarettes of a tobacco product manufacturer or brand family not included in the directory that the distributor, wholesaler, or other person knows or should know are intended for distribution or sale in this state.
The secretary may, in addition to any other provision of law, impose and collect a monetary penalty in an amount not to exceed the greater of five hundred percent of the retail value of the cigarettes or five thousand dollars for each violation of this section by a distributor or wholesaler. Any monetary penalty collected pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the state general fund.