As part of the comprehensive We Card training program, the We Card ID CHECK-UP service is a proven, effective way to improve compliance and reduce risk of fines and other penalties.
After 12 months of routine, bi-monthly checks, retailers in the program improve their compliance rates by 40%! (See chart)
|Time in Program||Pass||Fail|
|After 1 month||65.8%||34.2%|
|After 3 months||83.9%||16.1%|
|After 6 months||89.3%||10.7%|
|After 12 months||95.5%||4.5%|
As state agencies continue to enforce age-sensitive product sales, tobacco compliance checks are likely to become more common. This makes reliable, effective training tools, such as We Card ID CHECK-UPs, even more important. After all, preventing underage tobacco sales is part of your responsibility as a retailer.