The Missouri Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) has engaged in comprehensive statewide efforts to educate merchants on the state's tobacco laws. Various educational activities, including retailer visits, are conducted throughout the state by contracted Prevention Resource Centers (PRC). Merchant education is provided to retailers to help Missouri keep its Synar rate under 20 percent.

Retailer Best Practices

Federal and State Regulations


Retailer tobacco training is available through the Divison of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC). For more information, please visit ATC's website at

Please contact the Division of Behavioral Health at 573-751-4942 if you would like information on State Law Signs.