Ban on tobacco advertising extended to stores

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 July 2022

What changes?

Do you have a specialist store that sells tobacco, e-cigarettes and e-liquids? You will no longer be allowed to advertise these products in or outside your store. That includes wall signs and displays in your shop window.

Which stores are allowed to advertise in their shop? Only stores that are exempted from this ban, the so-called exempted specialist stores:

For whom?

  • stores that sell among others tobacco products, e-cigarettes, and e-liquids.

When?

This change in the Tobacco act (Tabaks- en rookwarenwet) will come into effect on 1 July 2022.

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