MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Manatee County sheriff's deputies are cracking down on the sale of vapor containing nicotine products to minors, and found half a dozen shops were in violation during an undercover operation.
The Special Investigations Division conducted an undercover operation focusing on the sale of products which contained nicotine to minors. Investigators used a person under the age of 18 which sell different types of vapors, and attempted to purchase them.
Of the 14 locations checked, the sheriff's office reports 6 sold a vapor containing nicotine to a minor:
Mad Vapor, 3314 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton
Blue Vapor, 5642 Cortez Road W., Bradenton
Totally Wicked, 4907 14th St. W., Bradenton
Desert Winds, 5022 14th St. W., Bradenton
Vapor Dog, 5112 14th St. W, Bradenton
Vapors, 3209 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton
All of the above locations were found to be in violation.