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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Retailer Education Materials

Use these materials and tools to learn more and help raise awareness of federal tobacco product regulations: 

Publications Clearinghouse

Order free materials, like flyers, stickers, and mailers, or download promotional materials to print on the fly. These materials help to raise awareness and educate employees about federal tobacco sale laws and provide information on the Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction campaign.  


Listen to our podcasts for information on the go and quickly learn what you need to know to comply with FDA tobacco regulations. To continue to stay current, you can also easily subscribe to our podcasts and be notified when we release new podcasts. 

Tobacco Compliance Webinar Logo: Education and Information for Retailers and Small Business


FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is hosting a series of webinars on federal tobacco regulations. These webinars are designed to provide FDA tobacco compliance education and information to retailers and small businesses. Each webinar includes a Q&A session to provide participants the opportunity to have their questions answered by FDA.


Connect with Us

You can also learn more by connecting with us on Twitter, RSS feed, email, and other new media. Or get the FDA Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction badge and show your support for the campaign. 

Flavored Tobacco

On September 22, 2009 a ban on cigarettes containing certain characterizing flavors went into effect.  The ban, authorized by the new Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act1, is part of a national effort by FDA to reduce smoking in America.