NEW TOBACCO RULES SPARK COMPLICATED ID PROCEDURE

NEW YORK -- Complying with the Food and Drug Administration's new tobacco rules may be challenging for some retailers.Tawn Nhan, a spokeswoman at Salisbury, N.C.-based Food Lion, said the biggest hurdle will be training workers to understand the rules.Food Lion has already conducted store-level meetings to educate cashiers about the regulations. The chain has an existing age-verification policy for

NEW YORK -- Complying with the Food and Drug Administration's new tobacco rules may be challenging for some retailers.

Tawn Nhan, a spokeswoman at Salisbury, N.C.-based Food Lion, said the biggest hurdle will be training workers to understand the rules.

Food Lion has already conducted store-level meetings to educate cashiers about the regulations. The chain has an existing age-verification policy for shoppers under 30 who wish to purchase alcohol. Food Lion is now telling empl

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