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HHS/FDA RIN: 0910-AI51 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: ●Prohibition of the Sale of Tobacco Products to Persons Younger Than 21 Years of Age 
Abstract:

As required by the section 603 of Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, (Pub. L. 116-94), FDA is issuing a final rule to increase the minimum age of sale for tobacco products from 18 to 21 years of age, increase the minimum age for verification from under the age of 27 to under the age of 30, and to increase the minimum age for facilities that maintain vending machines that sell tobacco products from 18 years to 21 years of age.

 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 21 CFR 1140.14    21 CFR 1140.16   
Legal Authority: 21 U.S.C. 387f(d)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Pub. L. 116-94 requires final rule by 6/17/2020  06/17/2020 

Overall Description of Deadline: Section 603 of Public Law 116-94 requires FDA to issue this final rule by 6/17/2020.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  06/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Eric C. Mandle
Regulatory Counsel
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Tobacco Products, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, WO 71 Room G335,
College Park, MD 20993
Phone:877 287-1373
Email: ctpregulations@fda.hhs.gov