10-50-9. License required of distributors and wholesalers--Registration required of retailers--Separate license or registration for each outlet--Violation as petty offense.
Each person, except a retailer, engaging in the business of selling cigarettes or tobacco products in this state, including any distributor or wholesaler, shall secure a license therefore from the secretary of revenue. A separate application and license is required for each wholesale outlet if a person owns or controls more than one place of business dealing in cigarettes or tobacco products. Each person selling cigarettes or tobacco products at retail shall register with the Department of Revenue. A separate registration is required for each retail outlet operated within the state. No fee may be charged for this registration.
Any person, except a retailer, who sells, offers for sale, or possesses with intent to sell, any cigarettes or tobacco products, without a license or registration commits a petty offense.