Tobacco Retailer Licensing

Tobacco Retailer Licensing

An Effective Tool for Public Health

Communities are adopting tobacco retailer licensing laws as one way to ensure compliance with tobacco laws and to combat the public health problems associated with tobacco use.

In this fact sheet, we explain how tobacco retailer licensing works, why many communities are pursuing this policy, and what goes into creating and implementing a strong tobacco retailer licensing law.

You may also be interested in our other tobacco retailer licensing resources, including our Model California Ordinance Requiring a Tobacco Retailer License.