Two businesses that sell tobacco products were cited as part of a recent compliance check conducted by Oak Forest police.
The Mobile Gas Station located at 14701 Central Ave. and Aisha's GoLo Food Mart located at 15100 S. Cicero Ave. were selling tobacco products to minors, police said.
This recent operation, which happened on the evening of Feb. 20, 2014, was the third conducted as part of the 2013–2014 "Kids Can't Buy Them Here" compliance survey. Fines for those found not in compliance can face fines of $200 to $500.
Police surveyed nearly two dozen businesses within the city limits. The following were found in compliance:
Circle K/Shell Gas Station on 159th Street, Osco Drug Store, Eddy's Liquor & Tobacco, Shell Gas Station on 159th Street, Marathon Gas Station, Convenient Food Mart, 7-Eleven on Central Avenue, Foremost Liquors, Blarney Stone Pub, Stop & Go Food Mart, Beggars Pizza, BP Amoco Gas Station, Swagat Foods, Walgreen's, Citgo Gas Station, 7-Eleven on 167th Street, CVS Pharmacy, Rose Liquors, Taps Pub and Mobile Gas Station.
The compliance checks are funded by a grant from the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.
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