Last updated: March 4th 2020

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation, Warning
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Analysis

Penalties for violating any provisions of the law include warnings, fines ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 UI (Indexed Units), and temporary closure, depending upon the severity of the offense. If tobacco products are sold via vending machines, the Ministry of Public Health may close the establishment for up to five consecutive days. In the event of a recurring violation, the Ministry may close the establishment for up to 30 days.

Location-based Sales Restrictions

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation, Warning
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Analysis

Penalties for violating any provisions of the law include warnings, fines ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 UI (Indexed Units), and temporary closure, depending upon the severity of the offense.

Minimum Retail Package Size

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation, Warning
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Analysis

Penalties for violating any provisions of the law include warnings, fines ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 UI (Indexed Units), and temporary closure, depending upon the severity of the offense.

Minimum Legal Sales Age

Fine, Business License Suspension or Revocation, Warning
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Analysis

Violations of the ban on sales to persons below the age of 18 are punishable by warnings, fines ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 UI (Indexed Units), and temporary closure, depending upon the severity of the offense.