As used in this chapter, the term:

(1) “Dealer” is synonymous with the term “retail tobacco products dealer.”
(2) “Division” means the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
(3) “Permit” is synonymous with the term “retail tobacco products dealer permit.”
(4) “Retail tobacco products dealer” means the holder of a retail tobacco products dealer permit.
(5) “Retail tobacco products dealer permit” means a permit issued by the division pursuant to s. 569.003.
(6) “Tobacco products” includes loose tobacco leaves, and products made from tobacco leaves, in whole or in part, and cigarette wrappers, which can be used for smoking, sniffing, or chewing.
(7) “Any person under the age of 18″ does not include any person under the age of 18 who:

(a) Has had his or her disability of nonage removed under chapter 743;

Terms Used In Florida Statutes 569.002

  • Dealer: is synonymous with the term "retail tobacco products dealer. See Florida Statutes 569.002
  • Division: means the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. See Florida Statutes 569.002
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Permit: is synonymous with the term "retail tobacco products dealer permit. See Florida Statutes 569.002
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Retail tobacco products dealer: means the holder of a retail tobacco products dealer permit. See Florida Statutes 569.002
  • Tobacco products: includes loose tobacco leaves, and products made from tobacco leaves, in whole or in part, and cigarette wrappers, which can be used for smoking, sniffing, or chewing. See Florida Statutes 569.002
(b) Is in the military reserve or on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States;
(c) Is otherwise emancipated by a court of competent jurisdiction and released from parental care and responsibility; or
(d) Is acting in his or her scope of lawful employment with an entity licensed under the provisions of chapter 210 or this chapter.