What age can I buy cigarettes or cigars?

You can buy cigarettes or cigars once you turn 18 years of age.

 

It is an offence for a person under the age of 18 to buy a tobacco product or smoking implement.

 

It is an offence to sell, supply or deliver a tobacco product or smoking implement to a person who has not reached 18 years of age.

 

It is not an offence for a person under the age of 18 to smoke a cigarette or cigar.

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Please note: Laws are subject to change. Last updated November 2015.

Important: This general information is not the same as legal advice. You should speak with a lawyer about your situation. The information is based on a Western Australian context.