Meet the tobacco dogs in Hastings next week

People have the chance to meet specialist tobacco sniffer dogs at a series of events in Hastings and Bexhill between August 12th and 16th.

Tobacco awareness
One of the ‘tobacco dogs’ who will be in Hastings next week.

East Sussex Trading Standards is running a Tobacco Awareness Week, at which people can come along and find out more about the effects of smoking on health.

People can also give information about illegal tobacco products being sold in the area and officers, accompanied by the dogs, will be able to take enforcement action.

People can drop in to Hastings town centre, outside Debenhams, on Monday 12th, Tuesday and Wednesday, outside Asda, in St Leonards, on Thursday 15th and at Bankers Corner, in Bexhill, on Friday 16th, from 9am to 4pm every day.

To anonymously report someone who is supplying or smuggling illegal tobacco, call 0300 999 6 999.

 

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