Tobacco Tax and Vapor Products Enforcement Resources

Email Notification for Tobacco and Vapor Products
To sign up for email notifications regarding rules and proposed rule changes, please join our GovDelivery email list. Follow this link to access the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Rules Distribution GovDelivery list.

Note: If you did not receive your confirmation email, we recommend that you check the "Bulk" or "Spam" folder in your email to ensure that it was not automatically filtered to that folder by your email service.

Tobacco Resources

Required Signs

  • "Year to Date" signs
    These signs help licensed businesses determine if a customer is of legal age to purchase alcohol or tobacco.
    (Updated annually) Click here.

Administrative Violations Process

 Helpful Links

Vapor Resources

Other resources

The following agencies can provide you with additional information and resources.

  • Department of Revenue - Apply for a license at the Department of Revenue
  • Department of Health - Contact for tobacco prevention and education information, data on tobacco use, and other resources.  
  • Department of Revenue’s Business Licensing Service - Contact to access online vapor products licenses starting August 1st.
  • Attorney General’s Office – contact for information relating to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), filing online consumer protection complaints, and other resources.
  • Food and Drug Administration – contact for full details on tobacco federal regulations, including the new deeming rules posted May 10, 2016.  New federal tobacco laws now apply to ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems that contain tobacco or nicotine,) cigars, hookahs and pipe tobacco, and dissolvable tobacco and gels.
Printer-friendly version