630.055  POSSESSION, PURCHASE OR USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY MINORS.
   (a)   No person under 18 years of age shall knowingly obtain, be in actual possession of, purchase or use cigarettes, cigars or related tobacco products.
   (b)   Any person found to be in violation of this section shall be referred to the Juvenile Diversion Program within the Police Department for subsequent referral to a recognized anti- smoking program.  The cost of such program shall be completely at the expense of the violator.  Any person failing to attend such anti-smoking program when so referred shall be subject to a civil fine of fifty dollars ($50.00).
   (c)   If a child disobeys the Juvenile Diversion Program order issued pursuant to division (b) of the section, the Juvenile Diversion Program may do any of the following:
      (1)   Double the fine imposed upon the child under division (b) of the section to one hundred dollars ($100.00);
      (2)   Require the child to perform not more than 20 hours of community service;
      (3)   Refer the matter directly to the Summit County Juvenile Court for noncompliance of any imposed educational programming, fine or community service requirement.
(Ord. 97-2.  Passed 9-3-97; Ord. 01-97.  Passed 6-20-01.)