CA Bus & Prof Code Section 22979.7

In addition to any other civil or criminal penalty provided by law, upon a finding that a manufacturer or importer has violated any provision of this division, the board may take the following actions:


In the case of the first offense, the board may revoke or suspend the license or licenses of the manufacturer or importer pursuant to the procedures applicable to the revocation of a license set forth in Section 30148 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.


In the case of a second or any subsequent offense, in addition to the action authorized under subdivision (a), the board may impose a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed the greater of either of the following:


Five times the retail value of the seized cigarettes or tobacco products defined as cigarettes under this section.


Five thousand dollars ($5,000).
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 22979.7’s source at ca​.gov