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Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction


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Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction

An Education Campaign to Help Tobacco Retailers Comply with FDA Regulations

Tobacco retailers play a direct role in protecting kids from nicotine addiction and the deadly effects of tobacco use. FDA recognizes that tobacco retailers can help prevent our nation’s youth from becoming the next generation of Americans to die prematurely from tobacco-related disease.

Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction.  Help protect kids by Pledging to support responsible tobacco retailing.  Click here to take the pledge.By complying with federal and state tobacco regulations, retailers help keep tobacco products out of the hands of youth and break the chain of tobacco addiction.

Explore our Break the Chain of Tobacco Addiction resources:

Retailer Education Materials

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

Regulations & Guidance

Learn about federal tobacco regulations and guidance focused on the sale, distribution and marketing of tobacco products.

Tobacco Retail Compliance Webinars

Learn about the series of webinars on federal tobacco regulations. These webinars are designed to provide FDA tobacco compliance education and information to retailers and small businesses. Each webinar includes a Q&A session to provide participants the opportunity to have their questions answered by FDA.

Pledge to Protect Kids from Tobacco

Help protect kids by pledging to support responsible tobacco retailing.

Retailer Training and Enforcement

Get information on how to comply with federal tobacco regulations, enforcement activities, and compliance checks.



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