The Iowa ABD Age to Purchase App assists Iowa retailers in verifying the age of customers when selling or serving alcohol, tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products.
This app is strictly a supplemental tool and is not a replacement for any reasonable and necessary steps or factual evidence that may be needed to determine the age of a person. No personal information of the customer is stored on the device.
Download the app via the links below:
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Iowa driver's license and ID card guidelines
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To give retailers all the tools they need to comply with federal tobacco regulations, the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products has developed a new education program called "This is Our Watch."
This program helps tobacco retailers better understand FDA tobacco regulations, the importance of compliance, and the greater purpose — protecting the nation's youth from the harms of tobacco use.
Learn more about the "This is Our Watch" program on the FDA website (External link, opens in a new window) and order free program materials from the FDA (External link, opens in a new window).
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The ID Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition shows every valid driver's license format in actual size and color. Included are descriptions of the security features, license number and term.
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