Violation Tracker Individual Record
Date:December 2, 2004
Offense Group:safety-related offenses
Primary Offense:tobacco litigation
Safeway agreed to pay $245,000 as part of the resolution of a lawsuit alleging that it violated state law by selling tobacco products to minors and failing to take proper steps to prevent such sales.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Idaho
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:retailing
Specific Industry of Parent:retail-supermarkets
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