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CONTACT INFO

Email
Health@columbus.gov

Mailing Address
240 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215

 

Phone
(614) 645-7417

Tobacco 21 Requirements

What are the Tobacco 21 requirements for tobacco retailers in the City of Columbus?

  • The new law prohibits the sale of tobacco as well as tobacco product paraphernalia, without a retail tobacco sales license (or a temporary retail tobacco product paraphernalia sales license) issued by Columbus Public Health.
  • It prohibits sales to anyone under the age of 21. 
  • ID checks must be performed for anyone under age 30.
  • Tobacco 21 signs provided to tobacco retailers by Columbus Public Health are required for points of transaction and display cases to further notify customers of the law.