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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. 210.65
210.65 Penalties for tax evasion.
(1) Any distributor or any other person who fails, neglects, or refuses to comply with, or violates the provisions of, this part or the rules promulgated by the division under this part, is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) Any retailer who purchases tobacco products from a distributor not licensed under the provisions of this part is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(3) Any distributor or any other person who has been convicted of a violation of this part and is thereafter convicted of a further violation of this part shall, upon conviction of said further offense, be guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
History.s. 1, ch. 85-141; s. 1, ch. 86-286; s. 53, ch. 87-224; s. 4, ch. 91-429.