Smoke-Free Air Act: Information for Businesses

The Smoke-Free Air Act (PDF) makes virtually all workplaces in New York City smoke-free.

Permits and Registration

In order to allow the use of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes or non-tobacco hookah on the premises, you must obtain the corresponding registration or permit.

Food service establishments may not allow smoking of tobacco products or use of electronic cigarettes on site. These businesses cannot register as Tobacco Retail Stores or Electronic Cigarette Retail Stores.


More Information

  • NYC Smoking and Tobacco Control Laws