LOCAL INFORMATION

10. 1. 3
Smoking

Extent: Jersey
Updated 18 December 2018

 

 

Selling cigarettes to children under the age of eighteen

Selling cigarettes to children under the age of eighteen is an offence. The penalty, if found guilty, is a fine at level 3 on the standard scale. See 4.20.0

Health and Safety - Smoking in the workplace

The Restrictions on Smoking (Workplaces) (Jersey) Regulations 2006 came in to force on the 2nd January 2007. Smoking is not allowed in most work places and public places.

Failure to comply with the Law is a criminal offence. Individuals may be fined a fixed penalty of up to £5,000 for smoking in non-smoking premises. The manager or person in charge of any non-smoking premises could also be fined a fixed penalty of up to £5,000.

The law is enforced by Environmental Health Officers.

Help 2 Quit

Free courses for those trying to stop smoking are available from the Public Health Department.

Please see full details here - https://www.gov.je/health/help2quit/Pages/index.aspx

Hypnosis to help stop smoking

For some people, hypnosis can be helpful. Seek advice from a GP who might be able to recommend a suitable hypnotist.

QUIT

Victory House
170 Tottenham Court Road
London
W1P 0HA

QUITLINE 0800 00 22 00

website:www.quit.org.uk

This charity is for people who wish to give up smoking.