Guidelines for the Sale of Tobacco - Tasmania

Service summary

You are required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to sell tobacco or tobacco products over the counter or via a vending machine. Tobacco products include any cigars or cigarettes, any product of which tobacco is an ingredient, or any device designed or intended only for use with tobacco.

These guidelines set out the requirements you must abide by regarding signage, pricing tickets and price boards. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Tobacco Licensing Officer, Tobacco Control and Licensing
Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services


Operating address:
Level 3
25 Argyle Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 125
Hobart
7001

Phone:

03 61660709

Phone:

1300135513

Phone:

1800671738
public.health@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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