Purpose of rules and regulations.
Pursuant to its rule making authority, the board may promulgate rules and regulations that have the full force and effect of law, for purposes of, but not limited to, the following:
(1) Establishing permits for the distribution of tobacco or tobacco products.
(2) Preventing the distribution of tobacco products to minors.
(3) Conducting annual random compliance tests to assure compliance with applicable state and federal guidelines regarding the distribution of tobacco or tobacco products to minors. The tests may utilize minors and may involve any person or location engaged in the distribution of tobacco.
(Acts 1997, No. 97-423, p. 721, §4.)