Report Tobacco Sale or Use Violations

When are establishments in violation of Philadelphia Tobacco Sales Laws?

Not asking for and checking ID

Not posting an age warning sign

No current Tobacco Retailer Permit

Selling tobacco products, electronic smoking devices or accessories to a minor under 21 years of age

Selling "loosies" or out of package cigarettes/cigars without a UPC and not meant for individual sale

To report sales violations call or text “SALES” to:  


Or fill out our form below: 

Report Sales Violation:

Please indicate zip code
(e.g., a clerk sold to someone who looks under 21)
Please provide description of seller

Report a Tobacco Use Violation:

Please indicate zip code
(i.e., inside a building)
(i.e., a bartender provided an ashtray to a customer)
Please provide description of violator