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5.34.020. Retail tobacco specialty business; Specific requirements and revocation

            (1)        In addition to the Business License requirements of this Title, the City shall require a criminal background check for an owner of a retail tobacco specialty business.

                        (a)        The City may not issue a retail tobacco specialty business license to a person who has been convicted of:

                                    (i)         a felony or a crime of moral turpitude within the last seven (7) years;

                                    (ii)        a class A misdemeanor or a crime involving controlled substances within the last five (5) years; or

                                    (iii)       a class B misdemeanor within the last three (3) years, related to the sale of a tobacco or alcohol product.

            (2)        The City may revoke a business license issued under this Section:

                        (a)        if a licensee engages in a pattern of unlawful activity under Title 76, Chapter 10, Part 16, Pattern of Unlawful Activity Act; or

                        (b)        if a licensee violates the regulations restricting the sale and distribution of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to protect children and adolescents issued by the United States Food and Drug Administration, 21 C.F.R. Part 1140; or

                        (c)        for the violation of any other provisions of State law or Layton City ordinance.

Ord. No. 12-18, Enacted, 5/17/2012

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