Tobacco & Nicotine Related Laws, Rules, and Regulations

Making a difference means knowing the laws and having the correct information. It is very important that permittees are familiar with and understand all laws and regulations that pertain to the sale of age-restricted products, such as tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, and electronic nicotine delivery systems. The links provided below are to help guide you in your understanding of the different laws and regulations, but please note that this information is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of items or topics in which we receive the most questions from permittees.


If you have specific questions regarding your tobacco permit and/or State and Federal laws pertaining to tobacco products, you may e-mail those to This e-mail is regularly monitored by the Alabama ABC Licensing and Compliance Division.

Code of Alabama, 1975, Title 28


Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Administrative Code - Rules and Regulations on Tobacco Products:


Alabama Department of Revenue Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) Manufacturers Directory:


Helpful Content Provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):