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  Tobacco Licence 

Apply or renew your Retail Tobacco Merchant’s Licence online,

click here.

(This link will take you to the SA Government bizgate website.)

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  New Laws 

For more information about the new smoke-free laws which were introduced on 31 May 2012, see the smoke-free outdoor areas page

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  Artistic Performances 

Application for Exemption for Artistic Performances
Smoking is not permitted in enclosed public places and work places. An exemption is required if an artistic performance contains smoking.   read more...
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Tobacco Control in South Australia

In South Australia the sale, distribution, use of tobacco and areas where smoking is prohibited is regulated by the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997. 

This website provides information for the hospitality industry, tobacco retailers, the general public and others on the tobacco laws in South Australia. 

For information and support to quit smoking, phone the Quitline on 13 7848 or visit the Quit SA website at Information and support is also available through GPs, pharmacists and health professionals.

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  Tobacco plain packaging and new health warnings 

The laws regarding the packaging of tobacco products in Australia have changed. For more information, visit the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing's website:


For complaints relating to the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 and the Tobacco Plain Packaging Regulations 2011 please contact:

Ph: 1800 062 971



The National Measurement Institute, through its authorised officers, will undertake compliance and enforcement activities across Australia on the Department of Health and Ageing's behalf and will report potential contraventions to the Enforcement Committee.

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