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(A) It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 21 year to possess, purchase or attempt to purchase or use any tobacco products, alternative nicotine products or electronic cigarettes, or to misrepresent his or her identity or age, or to use any false or altered identification for the purpose of purchasing or attempting to purchase any tobacco products, alternative nicotine products or electronic cigarettes.
(B) The terms, TOBACCO PRODUCTS, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS and ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES shall have the same meanings as defined in Chapter 10, Article 9, § 10-9-1 of the Carol Stream Code of Ordinance.
(C) Any person who violated division (A) of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100, nor more than $750.
(D) Any police officer observing a violation of this section may, as an alternative to arresting the offender, issue a “hang-on ticket” as provided in Chapter 15, Article 4 of this Code of Ordinances pursuant to which the person cited may pay the sum of $100 within the time stated on the ticket as a compromise or settlement to avoid the prosecution of an ordinance violation in the Circuit Court.
(Ord. 95-04-19, passed 4-4-1995; Ord. 2017-05- 22, passed 5-1-2017; Ord. 2019-08-29, passed 8-5-2019)