Tobacco Licensing

Tobacco Information

The Ingham County Health Department has several programs and projects that work to eliminate unnecessary exposure to tobacco smoke. Help is also available for those that want to quit their tobacco addiction, report exposure or to get help to reduce exposure to tobacco smoke in our community. Youth programs and community projects help to prevent addiction and are dedicated to raising healthier kids in Ingham County. Please call the Ingham County Health Department, Bureau of Environmental Health at (517)887-4312 if you do not see the resource you need or have any questions.

Report the Selling of Tobacco Products to Minors - Submit Document/s Via Email

Tobacco Retail Sales

In Ingham County all retailers who sell tobacco must purchase and display a tobacco sales license. The license is non-transferable and must be renewed by January 1 of each calendar year. Tobacco checks are conducted at each store on an annual basis through the cooperation of the Ingham County Health Department and the Ingham County Sheriff's Office.

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Unlicensed: Underage Smoking & the Tobacco Lobby - Joe Khalil Special Report Pt. 1

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Vendor Information

The documents below may help you maintain compliance with the Ingham County Retail Sales Regulation.

Click Here: Online Services, Forms & Permit Applications

Youth Signs

The signs below are for deployment in licensed premises that sell tobacco.

Public Information

To report a suspicion of sale to a minor please fill out the form below or contact us at (517)887-4312

Smoke Free AIr

Michigan was a smoke-free state as of May 1, 2010. To find out more, use the following website or the toll-free phone number to access the information you need to be in compliance with.

Visit the Michigan Department of Community Health Website

Toll-free phone number: (866) 59SMOKE or (866) 597-6653

To file a complaint against a business, please fill out the Public Act 188 Complaint Form

Additional Resources