Iowa Code Title X. Financial Resources [Chs. 421-454] § 453A.47B. Requirements for mailing or shipping--alternative nicotine products or vapor products

A retailer shall not mail, ship, or otherwise cause to be delivered any alternative nicotine product or vapor product in connection with a delivery sale unless all of the following apply:

1. Prior to sale to the purchaser, the retailer verifies that the purchaser is at least eighteen years of age through or by one of the following:

a. A commercially available database, or aggregate of databases, that is regularly used by government and businesses for the purpose of age and identity verification.

b. Obtaining a copy of a valid government-issued document that provides the name, address, and date of birth of the purchaser.

2. The retailer uses a method of mailing, shipping, or delivery that requires the signature of a person who is at least eighteen years of age before the shipping package is released to the purchaser.


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