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Only the brands and brand families listed in this directory may be stamped, offered or possessed for sale in the State of Maryland.


Sale of Tobacco Products in Maryland

Important Background Information for Tobacco Product Manufacturers, Licensed Wholesalers, and Others That Sell Cigarettes or Roll-Your-Own Tobacco in Maryland

Tobacco product manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers that sell their products in Maryland are subject to two important statutes-- (1) The Tobacco Product Manufacturers Escrow Act: Business Regulation Article, § 16-401 et seq., and (2) Complementary Legislation: Business Regulation Article, § 16-501 et seq. For information on these statutes, and links to the statutory text, click on the links below:

You may view Maryland's tobacco directory, containing lists of tobacco brands that may, consistent with the Complementary Legislation, be sold in Maryland by clicking on the file links on the left side of this page under "Maryland Tobacco Directory". Pursuant to the Complementary Legislation, the office of the Attorney General has promulgated regulations requiring certain tobacco manufacturers to make quarterly filings and certifications: COMAR 02.07.01: Nonparticipating Manufacturer Quarterly Escrow and Certification Obligations

The following forms are to be used by tobacco manufacturers and wholesalers for compliance with the Escrow Act and Complementary Legislation:

If you are a tobacco manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer and have questions about compliance with Maryland's Escrow Act or Complementary Legislation, please contact Aravind Muthukrishnan, Office of the Attorney General of Maryland, 200 St. Paul Place, 20th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1626, Tel: (410) 576-6395 , Fax: (410) 576-6955.


Attorney General of Maryland 1 (888) 743-0023 toll-free / TDD: (410) 576-6372
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