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In Missouri, there is no specific tobacco license required.  You must have a Missouri Retail Sales Tax license to sell tobacco and any other local license required by the local jurisdictions.  Federal Tobacco law requires that retailers sell tobacco products to patrons 21 and over.  For more information about the federal tobacco 21 law visit

Tobacco Manufacturers/Distributors:

There is no licensure required from ATC, however, we encourage you to contact Missouri Department of Revenue at and the Food and Drug Administration at

For Retailer Training please visit

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OR Show Me Education and Compliance Training for Tobacco and Nicotine Retailers

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “This is Our Watch” Campaign for tobacco and vaping merchants is a great source of information on understanding youth tobacco and vaping laws, including retailer regulations and guidance, retailer training and enforcement, and retailer warning letters. Access the This is Our Watch site here.

For the Federal Tobacco Complaint System please visit

For tobacco prevention or cessation visit

Federal related vape resources:

Related Links

Review Missouri tobacco and vaping compliance check inspections using the Food and Drug Administration database here.

Information about youth smoking/vaping and prevention, is available here.