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Smoking Laws for Smokers

No smoking signTobacco smoking remains the largest public health problem in Queensland.

By law and popular demand the Queensland Government introduced Australia’s toughest anti-smoking laws. Final changes took effect in 2006.

The laws benefit patrons, staff and smokers trying to quit and improve the environment for everyone.

Welcome to a cleaner, healthier Queensland.

The laws include:

Go to the Queensland Government Tobacco Laws website for more information.

Report a Possible Breach by phoning the Queensland Government Call Centre on 13 7468 or submit an online form.


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See also: Smoking Areas and Tobacco Sales

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Last Updated: 15 July 2011
Last Reviewed: 15 July 2011