Economy & Business | Health Care
State could lose millions in grant money as its youth tobacco sales rate shoots up
July 17th, 2019 - 2:00am
The state is certain it will end the federal fiscal year with a violation rate of more than 20 percent, meaning it can expect a penalty from the federal government. The violation rate refers to the instances in which retailers are caught selling tobacco to youth under the age of 18, often through undercover sting operations.