ATUPA Violations

Department of Behavioral & Health

 

The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is responsible for enforcement of Article 13-F of the New York State Public Health Law, also known as the Adolescent Tobacco-Use Prevention Act (ATUPA).  This act prohibits the sale of all tobacco products, herbal cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, and liquid nicotine to persons under eighteen years of age. 


The following tobacco vendors were found to have violated the Adolescent Tobacco-Use Prevention Act between January 1, 2018 and March 31, 2018 by selling tobacco or electronic cigarette products to a minor, or for selling tobacco while their registration was suspended or revoked.  The number of violations that each vendor currently has also appears.

  • Dimpi's Food Market and Deli, C. Poughkeepsie - 1st violation
  • El Universal, T. Dover - 1st violation
  • Gary's Dairy and Deli, T. Rhinebeck - 1st violation
  • Hyde Park Food Mart, T. Hyde Park - 1st violation
  • Lilian's Main Stop Deli, C. Poughkeepsie - 1st violation
  • MegaGem/Nutz, T. Wappinger - 1st violation
  • Pawling Super Deli, V. Pawling - 1st violation
  • Price Chopper #129, T. Poughkeepsie - 2nd violation
  • Tivoli General, V. Tivoli - 1st violation
  • Tony's Deli, T. Pawling - 2nd violation


For questions or information about the Adolescent Tobacco-Use Prevention Act, contact the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health, Tobacco Enforcement section at (845) 486-3404.

 

 

A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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