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  149.203.  Revocation or suspension of a wholesaler's license, when — civil penalty, when — cigarettes deemed contraband, when. — 1.  The director may revoke or suspend the license or licenses of any wholesaler pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 149.035 upon finding a violation of section 149.200, or any implementing rule promulgated by the director pursuant to this chapter.  In addition, the director may impose on any person a civil penalty in an amount not to exceed the greater of five hundred percent of the retail value of the cigarettes involved or five thousand dollars, upon finding a violation by such person of sections 149.200 to 149.215, or any implementing rule promulgated by the director pursuant to this chapter.

  2.  Cigarettes that are acquired, held, owned, possessed, transported in, imported into, or sold or distributed in this state in violation of sections 149.200 to 149.215 or sections 196.1000 to 196.1003 shall be deemed contraband pursuant to section 149.055 and are subject to seizure and forfeiture as provided therein.  Any cigarettes shall be deemed contraband whether the violation of sections 149.200 to 149.215 is knowing or otherwise.


(L. 2001 H.B. 381, A.L. 2002 S.B. 1266)

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