The NC TTA Center along with ALE and partners have worked hard on creating and implementing the new Tobacco Retailer Training. This training is designed to provide valuable information about the legal requirements of merchants and employees who sell tobacco products in North Carolina. Upon completion of the training module and quiz, merchant and employees who sell tobacco products should be able to do the following:
- Have an understand of the health and economic consequences of tobacco use in North Carolina.
- Have an understanding of legal responsibilities and liabilities for selling tobacco products to anyone under 18 years old.
- Have an understanding of techniques to verify that customers purchasing tobacco are of legal age.
- Be equipped with the tools and techniques to assist them and/or the owner of the store from incurring costly fines and sanctions for violations of the rules governing the sale of “tobacco products”.