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Youth Access to Tobacco and Synar Info
The federal Synar Amendment requires states to have laws in place prohibiting the sale
and distribution of tobacco products to persons under 21 years-of-age and to enforce those
laws effectively. Annual Synar checks, required by the amendment, show that great strides
have been made the reduction in retailer violations of the law and youth access to tobacco
products in Michigan.
Keeping Tobacco Products Away from Individuals Under 21: Tobacco Retailer Education PowerPoint - Condensed
|Annual Reports: Youth Tobacco Sales Rates, Synar|
How Can I Report a Potential Tobacco Violation?
- Michigan Youth Tobacco Act: Retailer Violation Complaint Form
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Use, Gambling and Epidemiology Section (MDHHS/SUGE) is providing the general public the opportunity to report potential tobacco, vapor or alternative nicotine sales to individuals under the age of 21, single cigarette selling or other violations related to the Michigan Youth Tobacco Act (YTA) via the Youth Tobacco Act: Retailer Violation Complaint Form.
- Report Potential Tobacco Product Violation: FDA
- If you see what you believe to be a violation of the Tobacco Control Act or other related regulations, you can submit a form on the FDA website.
Other Related Items:
Youth Tobacco Act Legislation
|Improving Michigan Practices
Free Power Point training for tobacco compliance, quiz and certificate