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After the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, tobacco vending machines or any other mechanism or method of retail sales of cigarettes or other tobacco products which do not require a sale to be conducted in person by the seller or agent of the seller are prohibited in this city; provided, that this section shall not prohibit the installation and use of a tobacco vending machine by a proprietor, his/her agents or his/her employees eighteen years or older in:

1. Any premises or portion thereof to which access by minors is expressly prohibited by law if, and only if, the tobacco vending machine is located fully within such premises from which minors are prohibited and not less than ten feet (10’) from all entrance and/or exit ways; and

2. Commercial buildings or industrial plants or portions thereof where the public is expressly prohibited and where such machines are strictly for the use of the employees therein. (Ord. M-3624, 2003)