Tobacco Industry

Tobacco Resources

In general, TTB regulates cigars, cigarettes, smokeless tobacco (snuff and chewing tobacco), pipe tobacco, and roll-your-own tobacco to collect Federal excise taxes. You may visit the Government Web sites listed below for additional tobacco information.

To get information about . . .


The FDA’s authority over and regulation of tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Pub. L. 111–31)

FDA Tobacco Center

The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA)

National Associations of Attorneys General

State taxes on tobacco products

Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA)


Page last reviewed/updated: 01/14/2013

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