Tobacco Control Program

Tobacco Control Program Services & Cessation Resources

Regulations & Resources on Tobacco:

LinkDescription
2019 Tobacco Control LawMDPH Website Explaining the New 2019 Tobacco Control Law with Access to Additional Resources
State Code for Tobacco Retail

105 CMR 665.000:  MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RETAIL SALE OF TOBACCO AND ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Signs Required per 105 CMR 665 Chart

Signs Required in Massachusetts Tobacco Retail Establishments

Link to Tobacco Retail Signage

Signs Required in Massachusetts Tobacco Retail Establishments- Offered in Multiple Langauges!

Guidance for Non-Age Restricted Tobacco RetailersMassachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) Tobacco Retailer Guidance Guidance for Non-Age-Restricted Retail Establishments 
Milton's Tobacco Retailer Cap Milton's Tabacco Retailer Cap of 9 Tobacco Retailers
VideoWatch this video to learn about the new tobacco law in Massachusetts-No Menthol. Know Why.
LetterLetter to Local Boards of Health from MDPH providing a summary on the 2019 Tobacco Control Law
ChartWhere and What Tobacco Products Can Be Sold in Massachusetts Chart-2019 Tobacco Control Law
ChartSummary of 2019 Tobacco Control Law Chart
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A SAMPLE OF THE OVER 8000 FLAVORED PRODUCTS THAT WILL BE PROHIBITED FOR SALE STARTING

JUNE 1, 2020

PosterNo Menthol. Know Why. Campaign Flyer
Flyer-EnglishCOVID-19 Pandemic Information from the Massachusetts Smoker's Helpline-English
Flyer-Español (Spanish)COVID-19 Pandemic Information from the Massachusetts Smoker's Helpline-Español

Signage Required Under 105 CMR 665.000 (mandatory):

Additional Links:

COVID-19 & Tobacco/Vaping Resources

Programs: Smoking Cessation Referrals and Town Employee Programs

Enforce Board of Health Regulations:

  • Smoke-free town buildings & vehicles
  • Smoke-free restaurants
  • Smoke-free workplaces
  • Ban on tobacco vending machines
  • Prohibition of self-service of tobacco products
  • Permits to sell tobacco
  • Prohibition on sales to minors

Compliance Checks to Monitor Illegal Sales of Tobacco Products to Minors

Community Education and Participation in Health Fairs and Community Events

Annual Celebration of Great American Smokeout

Coordination with Public School Health Education Program

Participation in Town Tobacco Advisory Committee and Public School Health Advisory Committee

Smoking Cessation and Environmental Tobacco Smoke Surveys