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Administrative law plays a key role in regulating matters related to tobacco products. It regulates the competences of various administrative organs, issues of informing consumers about health dangers of using tobacco products as well as where tobacco products can be used. When regulating tobacco products, matters of health are taken into account, but the legislator also has to find compromises between the rights and interests of various groups. We should, for example, notice how much the companies making tobacco products influence legislature. Polish regulations of tobacco products — just like in many other countries — to a large degreereflect technological, scientific and social changes.