0860 State Board of Equalization
0570225 - CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS LICENSING PROGRAM
This program provides revenue for the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Compliance Fund, which is used to implement, enforce, and administer the provisions of the California Cigarette and Tobacco Licensing Act. The purpose of the Act is to reduce tax evasion, smuggling, and counterfeiting of cigarette and tobacco products and stamps. It requires statewide licensing of all distributors, wholesalers, importers, manufacturers, and retailers of cigarette and tobacco products.