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Tennessee Tobacco Retailer Education Guide

Click Here for a detailed guide that will assist you, the tobacco retailer, and your employees, in understanding the law, identifying generally accepted forms of identification, spotting fake IDs, discovering youth strategies for getting tobacco, calculating age, understanding incentives for obeying the law, facing civil penalties for those who sell tobacco products to minors, and more.

This booklet was developed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS), Division of Substance Abuse Services, in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee National Guard Counterdrug Task Force. Copies are available free of charge, and it can be downloaded and printed from this website. For more information call TDMHSAS at (615) 532-6500.

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