No minor under eighteen (18) years of age shall buy any cigar, cigarette, smokeless tobacco or tobacco inany of its forms. No person shall sell, buy for, distribute samples of or furnish any cigar, cigarette, smokeless tobacco or tobacco in any of its forms, to any minor under eighteen(18)years of age.
For the purpose of this Section, “smokeless tobacco” is defined in Section 26–1‑2(A).
(A) Tobacco products listed above may be sold through a vending machine only in the following locations:
Factories, businesses, office, private clubs, and other places not open to the general public.
Places to which minors under eighteen (18) years of age are not permitted access.
Places where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed on the premises.
Places where the vending machine is under the direct supervision of the owner of the establishment or an employee over eighteen (18) years of age. The sale of tobacco products from a vending machine under direct supervision of the owner or an employee of the establishment is considered a sale of tobacco products by that person. As used in this Section, “direct supervision” means that the owner or employee has an unimpeded line of sight to the vending machine.
Places where the vending machine can only be operated by the owner or an employee over age eighteen (18) either directly or through a remote control device if the device is inaccessible to all customers.