SUBJECT: MINOR POSSESSION OF TOBACCO
AGENCIES: CITY CLERK, PARKING DEPT.
ELEMENTS: “No person under 18 years of age shall purchase, possess or use any
Excludes persons under 18 that must handle tobacco products during their
A person under 18 shall not misrepresent his or her age for the purpose
of purchasing tobacco.
Non criminal disposition available under C. 40 S. 21D, or criminal
complaint filed at the appropriate venue.
PENALTIES: Immediate confiscation of tobacco products.
1st Offense: Successful
completion of the Lynn
Community Health’s Smoking Cessation Program
within a two (2) month period
of the violation.
If said program is not completed within a two (2) month
period a $100 fine will be imposed.
$100 fine or successful completion of 20 hours of community service.
3rd and Subsequent
Offense: $100 fine.
ENFORCEMENT: Enforcement of this ordinance shall be implemented by the Lynn Board of
Health, it’s agents, designees or appointees and the Lynn Police Department.
City Clerk or his designee, the Parking Dept. and the Health Dept. can
act as fine collector.
Department of Community Development will administer, enforce and oversee,
at its discretion any and all persons deemed by the Lynn Board of Health to
participate in Community service.