Regulatory Control

Health Protection Officers are Designated Smokefree Officers.  Their work includes:

  • Carrying out controlled purchase operations (CPOs) to identify retailers selling tobacco products to underage person/s
  • Inspecting licensed premises and workplaces to check for Smokefree compliance
  • Assisting organisations and individuals with issues around the Smokefree Environments Act 1990

Complaints

Contact us by email health.protection@tdh.org.nz to make a complaint or enquiry about:

  • Smoking in workplaces
  • Smoking in all hospitality venues and certain public places
  • Smoking in schools and early childhood centres
  • The sale of toy tobacco products
  • The sale and supply of tobacco and herbal tobacco products to young adults
  • The sale and supply of chewing tobacco
  • The retail display of tobacco products
  • The advertising of tobacco products