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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XIV
TAXATION AND FINANCE
Chapter 210
TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS
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F.S. 210.085
210.085 Transactions only with permitted manufacturers, importers, distributing agents, dealers, and retail dealers.Except as otherwise provided in s. 210.04(9), a manufacturer or importer, or a distributing agent representing a manufacturer or importer, may sell or distribute cigarettes to a person located or doing business within this state only if such person is a dealer or importer with a valid, current permit under s. 210.15. A distributing agent may accept cigarettes from a manufacturer or importer with a valid, current permit for transfer to a dealer with a valid, current permit but may not own or sell cigarettes. A dealer may sell or distribute cigarettes to a person located or doing business within this state only if such person is a dealer or retail dealer with a valid, current permit under s. 569.003. A dealer may obtain cigarettes only from a manufacturer or importer or from a distributing agent or dealer with a valid, current permit under s. 210.15. A retail dealer may obtain cigarettes only from a dealer with a valid, current permit under s. 210.15.
History.s. 5, ch. 2005-228.