A Chemung County tobacco vendor was recently fined for selling tobacco products to a minor.
On The Way, 102 S. Main Street, Elmira, sold tobacco to a minor during a routine compliance check in April, according to the Chemung County Health Department.
The owner of the business, Aneesha, Inc., declined a stipulation offer of a $550 fine and requested a hearing, the health department said. Following a July 22 hearing in front of the county Board of Health, the business was fined $650.
Compliance checks are conducted annually at every tobacco retailer in Chemung County, the health department said in a news release.
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