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Tobacco Law in Effect

Sample of a sign that tobacco vendors must post at the point of sale.

Cayman's Tobacco Law, 2008 is in effect from today, Thursday, 31 December 2009.

Business owners are reminded that all legislated smoke-free areas must be clearly marked. These include enclosed bars, restaurants and pool halls, parks, any commercial transport, public toilets and public transportation terminals (e.g. the cruise terminals) and all shops and shopping centres.

Tobacco vendors must also display the necessary signs according to the law. Sample signs are available from the Public Health Department. For more information call 244-2621. The law and regulations are also available on


For further information contact: Cornelia Oliver