Ala. Admin. Code r. 20-X-20-.01 - Glossary Of Terms

The following words or phrases, whenever they appear in Regulations 20-X-20 and above, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meaning ascribed to them as follows:

(1) Board. The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.
(2) Distribution. To sell, barter, exchange, or give tobacco or tobacco products for promotional purposes or for gratis.
(3) Minor. Any person under the age of 19 years.
(4) Person. Any natural person, firm, partnership, association, company, corporation, or other entity. Person does not include a manufacturer or wholesaler of tobacco or tobacco products, nor does it include employees of the permit holder.
(5) Proof Of Identification. Any one or more of the following documents used for purposes of determining the age of a person purchasing, attempting to purchase, or receiving tobacco or tobacco products:
(a) A valid driver's license issued by any state and bearing the photograph of the presenting person.
(b) United States Uniformed Service Identification.
(c) A valid passport.
(d) A valid identification card issued by any state agency for the purpose of identification and bearing the photograph and date of birth of the presenting individual.
(e) For legal mail order purposes, only a valid signed certification that will verify the individual is 19 year of age or older.
(6) Responsible Vendor Program. A program administered by the ABC Board to encourage and support vendors in training employees in legal and responsible sales practices.
(7) Sampler. Any business or person who distributes tobacco or tobacco products for promotional purposes.
(8) Tobacco Or Tobacco Products. Tobacco or any product containing tobacco, including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Cigarettes.
(b) Cigars.
(c) Chewing tobacco.
(d) Snuff.
(e) Pipe tobacco.
(f) Smokeless tobacco.

It is not intended that the definition herein shall create a legal phrase, as the definition shall apply equally to the term "tobacco" and to the term "tobacco products."

(9) Tobacco Permit. A permit issued by the ABC Board to allow the permit holder to engage in the distribution of tobacco or tobacco products at the location identified in the permit.

Author: ABC Board


Ala. Admin. Code r. 20-X-20-.01
New Rule: Filed December 7, 1998; effective January 11, 1999.

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 28-11-4.

State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.

No prior version found.