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Tobacco and Alcohol Control Office

The This link will open in a new windowTobacco and Alcohol Control Office was established in February 2001 to enhance and coordinate the Government's anti-smoking efforts.

The priority functions of Tobacco and Alcohol Control Office include:

  • To act as a principal enforcement agency under the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance (Cap. 371)

  • To assist venue manager of statutory no smoking areas to ensure public compliance to the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance (Cap. 371)

  • To promote smoke-free culture and enhance compliance to the Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance (Cap. 371) through publicity and health education

  • To coordinate the smoking cessation service of the Department of Health

  • To assist the Food and Health Bureau in reviewing tobacco control legislation

  • To enforce the Dutiable Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 to prohibit commercial sale or supply of alcohol to minors

  Last Revision Date : 1 November 2018