Retailer Information and Resources
ID Verification Tip Sheet
This tip sheet provides photos and descriptions of California’s driver’s license for persons under age 21 and 21 or over, and the United States Armed Forces Common Access Card.
Tobacco Product Tip Sheet
This quick guide shows photos of the variety of tobacco products- new and traditional - covered under California law.
Retail Tobacco Laws FAQ #2
The document responds to additional questions retailers may have about changes to tobacco laws. (updated 9/12/16)
Minimum Clerk Age Jurisdictions
California state law does not identify a minimum age for clerks to sell tobacco products; however, many cities and counties have such a restriction. This list identifies the jurisdictions known to have minimum clerk age requirements.
Notice to Employees
This document describes new age-of-sale requirements for tobacco products and provides a place for an employee to acknowledge the requirements by signing the document. It is offered as an example and may be modified to meet the needs of the retailer
California Board of Equalization
For questions and information about tobacco retail licensing and fees, or via telephone at 1-800-400-7115 (select the “Cigarette and Tobacco Products” option).
Coming Soon! The quiz provides managers and clerks to check their understanding of tobacco laws that affect the sale of tobacco products.
Tobacco Laws Training Certification
Coming Soon! This form may be used for manager or clerks to acknowledge that they have completed the review of the California Retailers and Tobacco Laws Training.