DC Laws for Youth on Tobacco

Business owners that sell tobacco products will have to place a warning sign that includes the following: “No tobacco product will be sold to any person under 21 years of age.” Sales clerks will ask for proof of age from any person seeking to purchase any tobacco product who appears to be under 30 years of age.

Alert IconIf you get caught purchasing cigarettes and you’re under the age of 21, you may have to pay a penalty of $25.