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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.


(a) No person, firm, association, or corporation shall sell, permit to be sold, or offer for sale any cigarette or other tobacco product by means of self-service displays or by any means other than vendor-assisted sales.

(b) Self-service display shall mean an open display of tobacco products that the public has access to without the intervention or assistance of an employee. Vendor assisted shall mean that only a store employee has access to the tobacco product and assists the customer by supplying the product.