SAMHSA/CSAP’s Division of State Programs is responsible for implementing the requirements of the Synar Amendment. Learn about the Synar Amendment, its implementing regulation, and the Synar program.
SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) assists states in complying with the Synar Amendment. Learn about Synar's programmatic requirements including revisions to Synar Guidance as a result of the Tobacco 21 law (PDF| 335 KB).
The Synar program has been successful in reducing youth access to tobacco through retail sources.
- The State Synar Rate Tables (PDF | 140 KB) provide data on target and reported retailer violation rates from FY 1997 to FY 2018.
The annual Synar reports detail trends in sales of tobacco to minors and the success of state compliance with the Synar Amendment.