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Corrective Statements: Retailer Compliance Checks

A federal court order requires tobacco companies to place “corrective statement” signs in over 200,000 stores across the U.S. But a recent report found over 16% of stores are failing to display the signs!

To improve enforcement and hold the tobacco industry accountable, the public plays an important role in reporting violations. Use these social media resources to spread awareness about the corrective statements and the tipline for reporting noncompliance.

See tobacco? Don’t see a corrective statement or see a blocked corrective statement? Submit a tip at or text (877) 749-8477.

View the retail corrective statements here.

Corrective Statement Tip Line

Use the tip line to anonymously report stores you suspect are not complying with the court order.

Text: 877-749-TIPS (8477)

List of Participating Retailers
Tip Line FAQs 
Big Tobacco's "Corrective Statements"


Sample Copy: Action needed! A federal court ordered tobacco companies to post signs that tell the truth about smoking where tobacco products are sold. But 16% of stores are failing to display them. Help hold Big Tobacco accountable by reporting these violations at

Sample Copy: Big Tobacco has to post “corrective statements” in over 200,000 U.S. stores that sell tobacco products, but 16% of the stores are failing to comply with this federal court order. Don’t see a sign? Help hold the tobacco industry accountable by reporting it at

Sample Copy: Have you seen a “corrective statement” yet? A federal court required Big Tobacco to post these signs that tell the truth about smoking where tobacco is sold. But a recent report found that 16% of stores are still missing these signs. Help submit tips at

Sample Copy: We can all play a part in holding Big Tobacco accountable. Here are three easy steps to help ensure the tobacco companies are complying with a federal court order that requires them to post “corrective statements” where tobacco is sold. Submit your tip at