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Suffolk County Department of Health Services

Office of Health Education: Tobacco Enforcement Unit

Address:

North County Complex
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Building C016
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(MUST USE SMITHTOWN, NY  11787 IF USING GPS)


(631) 853-4017

 

Suffolk County Laws regarding Sale and Use of Tobacco Products, E-Cigarettes, Liquid Nicotine and Like Products

UPDATES


Liquid Nicotine Warning Requirement Sign
Available HERE

Beginning June 21, 2015, any person operating a place of business that sells liquid nicotine shall post signage warning of the dangers of liquid nicotine in a conspicuous place at the register where liquid nicotine may be purchased. (Resolution 2174-2014, Suffolk County, New York.)

Health Hookah Smoking Warning
Statement sign
Available HERE

Since 2011, any person operating a Retail Tobacco Establishment that allows Hookah smoking shall post in a conspicuous place, a sign upon which there shall be imprinted a Health Warning. (Suffolk County Sanitary Code 760-1106)

Smoking/Vaping Prohibited sign
in Public Places
Available HERE

Since 2009, it has been illegal to use e-cigarettes and similar products in public places where traditional forms of smoking are banned. (Local Law 29-2009 Suffolk County, New York.)

Sale of Tobacco Products
to under Age 21 Prohibited
signage is
Available HERE

As of January 1, 2015, any person operating a place of business wherein tobacco products or herbal cigarettes are sold or offered for sale is prohibited from selling such products, herbal cigarettes, rolling papers or pipes to individuals under 21 years of age, and shall post, in a conspicuous place, a sign upon which there shall be imprinted a statement regarding this law. (Local Law 185-2014, Suffolk County, New York)

NYS Department of Health Vaping Warning Sign
Available HERE

Required NYS Department of Health Sign regarding Vaping


Anyone who violates these requirements may be fined a minimum of $300.

Resources

Suffolk County
Tobacco Vendor
Education Certificate
Important Update

Vendor Education Certificate
Payment Form


G.P.S. INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
Office of Health Education, 725 Veterans Highway, Smithtown, NY 11787
for G.P.S. or Mapquest. We are in Building C016, which is a one story brick building. It is in the middle of Building 50 (IT) and the “EAC TASC” building (brown trailer). Enter by the brown sign that reads “Office of Health Education”. The classroom will be in the back of the courtyard by the double green doors.

Link to Directions

Schedule

 

Tobacco Vendor Education Classes
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Office of Health Education: Tobacco Enforcement Unit

 

Address
William J. Lindsay County Complex
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Building C016
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(MUST USE SMITHTOWN, NY 11787 IF USING GPS)

Until Further Notice:

Due to the Coronavirus, and for the safety and well-being of our vendors and staff, on-site Tobacco Vendor Education classes are currently suspended. We will resume on-site classes in the future.

All vendors required to take Tobacco Vendor training (because their certificate is expiring, expired or they do not have one) will have to complete the training online.


Information

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901