FDA Clarifies Its Position on Tobacco 21 Enforcement


The FDA says that it will be updating its website, regulations and other material in the near future to reflect the higher age limit. For the time being, the FDA’s enforcement of the federal minimum age for purchasing tobacco products is ongoing and the agency is still conducting compliance checks on tobacco retailers, meaning everyone should recognize 21 years as the new minimum for purchasing tobacco products.

You can read the full statement on federal Tobacco 21 made by the FDA here. For all the latest legislation and FDA news impacting the tobacco industry, click here.