The Comptroller’s Tobacco Enforcement Program helps protect children from the ill effects of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. This vital public health mission requires constant vigilance and continuous effort on the part of parents, business owners, government officials and all concerned Texans.
Our office provides resources to and collaborates with four stakeholder groups whose efforts are essential in preventing youth nicotine addiction.
The Comptroller’s office offers training to peace officers and vendors as well as other resources to minors and the community at large to encourage and reinforce tobacco law compliance. We also provide warning signs and stickers to remind the public that the State of Texas does not tolerate underage possession, purchase or sales of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products.
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.