Tobacco Products

Retailer Education Materials

FDA has developed a wide range of materials to help retailers understand and comply with federal laws and regulations when it comes to selling tobacco products. If you sell any type of tobacco product, these materials were created with you in mind. Learn more about how to comply, and share the information to help others meet the requirements, too.

Retailer Education Materials

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

Download the “FDA Age Calculator” a voluntary smartphone application to help retailers comply with federal age restrictions for selling tobacco products.

FDA Rules For Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) Sales flyer

Order Free Materials for Retail Stores

Order free materials, or download to print yourself. These materials help to raise awareness and educate retail employees about federal tobacco sale laws.


FDA hosts a series of webinars for tobacco product retailers, as well as manufacturers and importers. If your business sells any type of tobacco product, these webinars are designed to help you comply with the requirements under the Tobacco Control Act and related regulations.

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Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Learn more about tobacco regulations focused on protecting youth, such as Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents.

Ban on Cigarettes With Certain Characterizing Flavors

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

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