Rhode Island Tobacco 21 Public Awareness Campaign:

  • Click here to download social media toolkit – English
  • Click here to download social media toolkit – Spanish
  • Click here to view slide deck outlining the campaign timeline and goals

What other states have Tobacco 21 Laws?

  • In 2019, the Federal Tobacco Sales age was increased from 18-21. Below you will find a map of the United States showcases State and Federal Tobacco 21 Laws.
    • Click here for the English version of this resource.
    • Click here for the Spanish version of this resource.

Report  Violations

  • To report violations of RI law prohibiting the sale or distribution of tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDs) products (also known as “e-cigarettes”) to individuals under the age of 21; sales of single or loose cigarettes; sales of ENDs products not in original packaging; and/or sales of liquid nicotine products that do not have child-resistant packaging, please call (401) 462-3441. Complaints may be made anonymously.

Resources for Retailers:
Retailers across Rhode Island can no longer sell any tobacco product (including e-cigarettes) to anyone under the age of 21. The following resources are designed to assist retailers in meeting training and signage requirements:

Why Rhode Islanders Support Tobacco 21:




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