TOBACCO 21: IT’S THE LAW

Rhode Island retailers cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. It’s the law.


Rhode Island Law: Passed in July 2021 - Retailers cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
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Federal Law: Passed in December 2019 – Retailers cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
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What is a tobacco product?


In the state of Rhode Island, a Tobacco Product is defined as any tobacco or nicotine product intended for human consumption (i.e., smoked/inhaled, absorbed, or ingested). This can include but is not limited to: cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, etc.


Report Retailers not doing the right thing:

  • Call 401-462-3441 to place an anonymous complaint


Why Rhode Islanders Support Tobacco 21:

 

 

 

Tobacco Free Rhode Island

 

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