Tobacco Retailer Training

Posted on November 13, 2018


November 13, 2018

To All Tobacco Sales Permit Holders:

On May 3, 2018, the Danvers Board of Health, acting under authority of MGL Chapter 111, Section 31, voted to restrict the sales of flavored nicotine products.  A copy of the regulation which takes effect January 1, 2019 may be found at danversma.gov/departments/board-of-health/.

In sum, this regulation prohibits the sale of all flavored tobacco products; except for mint flavors, in stores that are not age-restricted to 21-plus. This includes liquid nicotine, and smokeless tobacco products as well.  To help eliminate any confusion and to allow for all retailer questions to be answered, we have scheduled several training dates in conjunction with the City of Peabody Board of Health.

Danvers Trainings:                                                   Peabody Trainings:

Danvers Senior and Social Center                     Peabody Municipal Light Plant

25 Stone Street                                                             201 Warren Street Extension

November 20, 2018                                                    December 6, 2018

3-4pm and 6-7pm                                                        3-4pm and 6-7pm

 

As the enactment date is quickly approaching, please make every attempt possible to attend one of the training sessions.  If you require any assistance, please contact me at extension 3022, or at mcarleo@danversma.gov right away.

 

FOR THE BOARD OF HEALTH

Mark L. Carleo, REHS

Assistant Director of Public Health

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