.10 Penalties.

A. A person who violates a provision of this chapter is subject to the following penalties:

(1) A written reprimand by the Secretary for the first violation;

(2) A civil penalty of $100 for a second violation;

(3) A civil penalty of $500 for the third violation; and

(4) A civil penalty of $1,000 per violation for each subsequent finding of violation.

B. The Department shall pay a penalty collected under this regulation to the Cigarette Restitution Fund established under State Finance and Procurement Article, §7-317, Annotated Code of Maryland.