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WAC 314-10-100

How may cigarette sampling activity be conducted?

(1) The cigarette sampler's license entitles the licensee, and employees or agents of the licensee, to distribute samples at any lawful location in the state during the term of the license. The person engaged in sampling shall carry the Class T1 or T2 license or a copy of the license at all times and produce same at the request of an enforcement officer as defined in RCW 7.80.040.
(2) No person may distribute or offer to distribute samples in a public place. This prohibition does not apply to:
(a) An area to which persons under 18 years of age are denied admission,
(b) A store or concession to which a cigarette retailers license has been issued, or
(c) At or adjacent to a production, repair or outdoor construction site or facility.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, no person may distribute or offer to distribute samples within or on a public street, sidewalk, or park that is within 500 feet of a playground, school, or other facility where that facility is being used primarily by persons under 18 years of age for recreational, educational or other purposes.
(4) Class T1 and T2 licensees shall provide the board, forty-five days prior to a sampling event, the locations, dates and times sampling activities will take place.
(5) All T1 and T2 licensees must provide to the liquor control board, in a format prescribed by the board, a listing of the location, date, hours and quantities of cigarettes distributed in the state for the previous six months.
(a) A report for the period covering January 1st through June 30th of each year is due by no later than July 31st of each year.
(b) A report for the period covering July 1st through December 31st is due by no later than January 30th of the immediately following year.
(c) The board may take administrative action against any cigarette sampler who fails to submit the required reports.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 66.08.030. WSR 08-20-109, ยง 314-10-100, filed 9/30/08, effective 10/31/08; WSR 93-23-016, ยง 314-10-100, filed 11/5/93, effective 12/6/93.]
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