Kendall County Sheriff's police recently conducted a compliance sweep at tobacco retailers — and local businesses passed with flying colors.
"All of the tobacco retailers in unincorporated Kendall County were in compliance will Illinois tobacco laws," Deputy Brian Harl said in a press release. The compliance checks were completed on Feb. 20.
The checks are done to determine whether local tobacco retailers are
complying with state minimum-age tobacco laws which prohibit the sale of
tobacco to persons under the age of 18.
Compliance checks are funded by a grant awarded by
the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s “Kids Can’t Buy ‘Em Here” Tobacco