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File #: RES 19-1730    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: Approving adverse action against the Cigarette/Tobacco License held by High 5 Inc., d/b/a SNAP Market (License ID #20190001517) at 957 Rice Street.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. [http][OQZ1RJFP0EE6V6][][v][NOV, SNAP Market] (14)
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Approving adverse action against the Cigarette/Tobacco License held by High 5 Inc., d/b/a SNAP Market (License ID #20190001517) at 957 Rice Street.

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WHEREAS, the Cigarette/Tobacco license held by High 5 Inc. d/b/a SNAP Market (License ID #20190001517) for the premises located at 957 Rice Street in Saint Paul was the subject of a Notice of Violation sent August 19, 2019; and


WHEREAS, the Notice stated that on June 16, 2019 a DSI inspector used an underage cooperating individual (UCI) to conduct an underage tobacco compliance check. During the compliance check the store clerk sold a pack of Marlboro Cigarettes to the UCI; and


WHEREAS and during the underage compliance check the DSI Inspector observed flavored products offered for sale including: Black and Mild Wine, Zig Zag Grape, Zig Zag Slo Burn Grape, Zig-Zag Cigarillos, White Grape and Double Platinum KUSH in violation of Saint Paul Legislative Code § 324.07 (f); and


WHEREAS, per Saint Paul Legislative Code § 310.05 (m) (2) and § 324.11 (b) (1), the licensing office recommended a $500.00 matrix penalty for the first-time violation for selling flavored products and a $200.00 matrix penalty for the sale of tobacco to an underage person; and


WHEREAS, the licensee did not respond to the Notice of Violation to either pay the $500.00 and $200.00 matrix penalties or request a public or administrative hearing; and


WHEREAS, the Notice of Violation stated that if the licensee failed to pay the $500.00 and $200.00 matrix penalties or request a public or administrative hearing by August 30, 2019, that the matter would be placed on the consent agenda to impose the recommended penalty; now, therefore, be it


RESOLVED, High 5 Inc. d/b/a SNAP Market (License ID #20190001517) for the premises located at 957 Rice Street is hereby ordered to pay the $500.00 and $200.00 matrix penalties for sale of tobacco to an underage UCI and for offering prohibited flavored products for sale including Bla...

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