A Good Day's Work: A Guide for Tobacco-Free Work Sites in Arizona
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A Good Day's Work: A Guide for Tobacco-Free Work Sites in Arizona, First Edition,
of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to those under 18 while leaving
them on the market for adults." (U.S. Food and Drug
Administration, Executive Summary: The Regulations
Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and
Smokeless Tobacco to Protect Children and Adolescents, rev.
As the previous statement indicates, the FDA has focused their
efforts on the sale and distribution of tobacco products to children
and adolescents. It is extremely important for work sites to clearly
demonstrate a non-tolerance policy for tobacco use by any under
aged employee or visitor both within buildings and upon the
Clearly, for those businesses that provide tobacco either through
direct sales or vending machines, care must be taken that tobacco
products are not sold to minors. The FDA considers such a sale a
federal offense, and has established state level offices to investigate
reports of such sales. Attachment III includes the contact
information for the FDA's branch office in Phoenix, Arizona.
Currently, the FDA has asserted jurisdiction over cigarettes and
smokeless tobacco under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic
Act (the Act). As of February 1999, this jurisdiction is being
challenged in a North Carolina court by the tobacco industry. If the
FDA's jurisdiction is upheld, the FDA will enforce strong regulatory
management of advertisements, sponsorships, sales and
distributions of tobacco products.
18 A Good Day's Work: A Guide for Tobacco-Free Work Sites in Arizona, First Edition, 1999 of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to those under 18 while leaving them on the market for adults."