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Download: Tobacco 21 Ordinance (PDF)
The Tobacco 21 ordinance takes effect on October 1, 2018 to increase the age for sale of tobacco products from 18 years of age to 21 years of age. This includes tobacco products whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to a cigarette, e-cigarettes, a cigar, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, or an electronic smoking device or liquids used in electronic smoking devices. This public health measure will delay the age of first tobacco use, reduce the risk of youth becoming regular smokers, and help keep tobacco out of schools. If you have any questions, call (210) 207-8730 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Council Presentation 1-11-2018
Tobacco 21 Education and Implementation Overview
Q & A about Tobacco 21
Metro Health is working to roll out a successful implementation of the Tobacco 21 ordinance. You can see our timeline by clicking HERE.
T21 Retailer Education Toolkit Cover Page
T21 Poster 11x14 English
T21 Poster 11x14 Spanish
T21 Poster 11x8.5 English (can be used in place of 11x14 poster)
T21 Poster 11x8.5 Spanish (can be used in place of 11x14 poster)
T21 Employee Notification Form
T21 4x6 Point of Sale Card/Sticker
Tobacco 21 Q&A
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