Tobacco Products

State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Governments

The goal of the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Governments website section is to increase understanding of: the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) and how it may impact your programs; tobacco product regulation as a subset of tobacco control; FDA’s authority as compared to that of your own jurisdictions' laws; as well as provide additional information about what the FDA Center for Tobacco Products does and does not do. 

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) intends to award sole source contracts to Indian Tribes for tobacco retail compliance check inspections.

The following resources should provide State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial governments with information relating to FDA's authorities:

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