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Online sales of cigarettes and cigars banned

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versieEffective date: 1 July 2023

There will be a change in the Tobacco and smoking products Decree.

What changes?

Do you sell smoking products from a webshop? The sale of tobacco products and related goods via online channels will be banned.

Smoking products are tobacco products or related products. Related products are electronic cigarettes and refill packs/cartridges, with and without nicotine, and herbal products for smoking.

For whom?

  • owners of webshops that sell smoking products
  • manufacturers and importers of smoking products


This change in the Tobacco and smoking products Decree (Tabaks- en rookwarenbesluit) will enter into effect on 1 July 2023.

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