Until the FDA issues guidance or regulations on what constitutes an FDA “approved training program,” the FDA indicates It is illegal to for a minor to purchase or possess Restricted Products; however, it is not a violation for a person under the age of 18 to purchase, accept or possess Restricted Products pursuant to a plan of action to investigate, patrol or otherwise conduct a 'sting operation' or enforcement action if the 'sting operation' or enforcement action is approved by the Department of State Police, a county sheriff, a municipal police department, the Department of Public Health or a local health department.
For information about obtaining state-required signs for Illinois, you may learn more by calling the Illinois Liquor Control Commission at 312-824-6884.
As a condition of receiving federal substance abuse block grant funds, federal law requires the State of Illinois to conduct random, unannounced inspections of tobacco outlets to determine compliance rates.
Keep in mind that the laws may be different depending on the type of sexual behavior—vaginal, anal or oral—and the gender of your partner.
In Illinois, you can legally consent to sexual intercourse when you become 17 years old. 7.“An Overview of Minors’ Consent Laws, State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 8.“Minors’ Access to STI Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.
Get familiar with these laws, so you and your partner know what is or isn’t legal in your state.
Retailers who violate the regulations may also be in violation of state law and subject to state penalties or other related orders. Federal law provides that the FDA shall adopt regulations that may provide any retailer that implements the “approved training program,” a reduced civil money penalty if that retailer is found in violation.
The FDA does not require training, but it recommends retailers train and educate their employees.
Decline a sale when the customer is underage, has no photo ID, the photo ID contains no date-of-birth or the photo ID has expired.
Tobacco (including cigars, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco or tobacco in any of its forms), tobacco accessories (cigarette papers, pipes, holders of smoking materials of all types, cigarette rolling machines, and other items, designed primarily for the smoking or ingestion of tobacco products or of substances), smoking herbs (broom, calea, California poppy, damiana, hops, ginseng, lobelia, jimson weed and other members of the Datura genus, passion flower and wild lettuce) and bidi cigarettes.
See FDA regulations for tobacco product manufacturers at gov.