Tobacco Control Laws
In Tasmania there are restrictions covering:
A number of different strategies are used to enforce smoke-free areas and the legislative compliance among tobacco sellers:
- Compliance visits: tobacco retailers are regularly checked to ensure they comply with the laws.
- Controlled Purchase Operations: we test whether retailers are selling tobacco products to children. When a sale is made, the seller and/or retailer may be prosecuted.
- Warnings and infringement notices
Have you noticed a breach?
Call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to report breaches of the tobacco control legislation.
Want more information?
2010 Compliance report: From Suitcase to Glovebox