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Sheriff's Office will enforce state laws on tobacco sales


January 9, 2020

The minimum age for purchasing tobacco anywhere in the United States was raised just before Christmas from 18 to 21. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not yet issued full guidance as to how this should be handled at a state and local level, prompting the Crook County Sheriff’s Office to issue a statement on how tobacco sales are to be enforced at this time.

“Regardless of federal law, the Crook County Sheriff’s Office will enforce Wyoming State Statutes regarding the sale, purchase, possession and use of tobacco products,” says Sheriff Jeff Hodge.

“Wyoming Statutes prohi...

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