Maine Tobacco Retailer Training

Welcome to the NO BUTS!
online training course.

This course provides important information you'll need to block underage tobacco sales, including a list of tobacco products covered by Maine's tobacco laws, important guidelines for checking a buyer's age, and effective strategies for saying "no" to underage buyers or buyers without proper identification.

Completing this course is part of the state's requirements for you and your employer to take advantage of the benefits of the NO BUTS! (blocking underage tobacco sales) program. Before you begin, please enter your name and employer information in the text boxes. Once you've completed the entire course, you'll receive credit for the course and you'll receive a printable certificate.

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The sale of flavored tobacco products is prohibited in some Maine municipalities. Please direct questions regarding these specific ordinances to the local town or city office.

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Any questions can be directed to Devon Cummings, Tobacco Enforcement Coordinator, Office of the Maine Attorney General at or (207) 626-8574; or the Maine CDC Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control program at or (207) 287-4627.