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Responsible CT Retailer Newsletter
October 1, 2019 | Issue 04
Governor Lamont Announces Enactment of Law Raising the Age to Purchase Tobacco Products to 21. You can read the full article
A summary of the new law can be found here:
Public Act 19-13
CT Tobacco & E-cigarette Training
Also on October 1, 2019, use the
new phone friendly
online training program - Tobacco Sales: Do the Right Thing. Now available to use on any smart phone or tablet.
Public Service Announcement
Attached below, please watch the brief new PSA to learn
about all the changes in the
On October 1, 2019, ALL customers must be at least 21 years old to purchase any tobacco product, any electronic cigarette or vapor product.
There are no exemptions in the new law.
The new law does not grandfather anyone under 21.
The new law does not exempt military personnel.
Fines and penalties have increased.
The law requires you to check the photo ID of any customer who appears under the age of 30.
It’s time to do the right thing. It’s time to make sure these dangerous products don’t land in the hands of anyone under the age of 21 years old. Let’s all make a difference.
For more information
CT State Notice Signs
Check your mailbox for the
new state notice sign and reminder decals
Tobacco Merchant & Community Education Steering Committee Meeting
Please join us at our next meeting!
DATE AND TIME
334 Farmington Ave.
Plainville, CT 06062