The following words and phrases, whenever used in this Article, shall be construed as defined in this Section:
“Business” means any sole proprietorship, joint venture, corporation or other business entity formed for profit-making or nonprofit purposes, including retail establishments where goods or services are sold.
“Person” shall mean any individual, partnership, cooperative association, private corporation, personal representative, receiver, trustee, assignee, or any other legal entity.
“Self-service merchandising” means the open display of tobacco products to which the public has access without the intervention of the vendor or a store employee.
“Tobacco product” means any tobacco cigarette or smokeless tobacco product.
“Tobacco retailer” shall mean any person or business that operates a store, stand, booth, concession, or other place at which sales of tobacco products are made to purchasers for consumption or use.
“Vendor-assisted” means the customer has no access to the tobacco product without the assistance of a store owner or employee.
(Added by Ord. 446-96, App. 11/27/96)