Report a Smoke-Free Workplace Law or other tobacco related violation

File a complaint about a Smoke-free Workplace Law violation or tobacco retail sales and sales to minors

Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation & Prevention Program

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Know the law:

The Smoke-Free Workplace law (MGL chapter 270, section 22, "An Act to Improve the Public Health in the Commonwealth" went into effect on July 5, 2004 to protect employees and the public from secondhand smoke. This law amends the 1988 Massachusetts Clean Indoor Air Law and prohibits smoking in schools, restaurants and bars, taxis, private offices, and other places of work.

If you observe a violation of this law, a complaint can be filed by contacting your local board of health/health department or the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

How to report Report a Smoke-Free Workplace Law or other tobacco related violation

Smoke-free Workplace Law Complaints

To report a complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health by phone, call (800) 992-1895.

To file a Smoke-free Workplace Law complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health by mail, download and complete the Complaint Form.

Mail to:

Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington St.
4th Floor

Boston, MA 02108-4619

To file a Smoke-free Workplace Law complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health online, download and complete the Complaint Form.

Email your completed form to: SFWPL@state.ma.us

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Retail Sales Complaints

If you have a complaint about retail sales and tobacco pricing, contact the Department of Revenue at (800) 392-6089.

Sales to Minors Complaints

To report the sale of tobacco products to minors, please contact your local board of health or the Attorney General’s Office.

Complaints about illegal sales to minors can be also directed to (800) 992-1895 at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

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250 Washington St., 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108-4619
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