Wanted to share this from our friends at VFHY! Feel free to use it any way you see fit and share with your legislators!
Tobacco retail licensing is recommended as an effective policy to reduce youth tobacco use. A study was conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason University to review policies nationwide and create an overview document to assist in educating policy makers and the public in Virginia about this important issue. Please see the attached one-page overview of tobacco retail licensing that highlights best practices.