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New FDA Rules Take Effect on August 8

August 08, 2016

Beginning Monday, August 8, new rules from the U.S. Federal Drug Administration take effect to protect kids from the dangers of all tobacco products. Highlights of the new rule include:

  • Prohibits retailers nationwide from selling cigars, hookah tobacco, and e-cigarettes to anyone under age 18 and retailers will need to check photo ID of anyone under age 27.
  • Prohibits retailers from giving away free samples of newly deemed tobacco products.
  • Prohibits retailers nationwide from selling cigars, hookah tobacco, and e-cigarettes in a vending machine where anyone under age 18 has access at any time.
More on the FDA's new rules