§ 10-9-7  VENDING MACHINES; LOCKING DEVICES.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any licensee to sell or offer for sale, give away, deliver or to keep with the intention of selling, giving away or delivering tobacco products, electronic cigarette or alternative nicotine products by use of a vending machine, unless such vending machine is equipped with a manual, electric or electronic locking device controlled by the licensee so as to prevent its operation by persons under the age of 21 years.  The locking device shall be activated and operational at all times.
   (B)   All vending machines with tobacco products, electronic cigarette or alternative nicotine products shall be placed in an area within which the licensee’s personnel have a clear view and access and where the machines can only be activated where the person selling the tobacco products, electronic cigarette or alternative nicotine products has determined by a visual inspection and where necessary through identification that the person purchasing the tobacco products, electronic cigarette or alternative nicotine products is not under the age of 21.
   (C)   Any premises where access by persons under the age of 21 years is prohibited and where vending machines are strictly for the use of employees of business located at such premises, shall be exempt from the requirements of division (A) and (B) of this section.
   (D)   It shall be unlawful for any licensee to have or permit on its premises any vending machine, which sells both non-tobacco products and tobacco products or alternative tobacco products.
(Ord. 92-10-116, passed 10-27-1992; Ord. 2014-01-01, passed 1-6-2014; Ord. 2019-08-29, passed 8-5-2019)