Supermarkets may no longer sell cigarettes

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
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Nederlandse versie
Effective date: 1 July 2024

What changes?

Do you own or run a supermarket? Sales of tobacco products and vapes (e-cigarettes) will be banned from supermarkets. The Dutch Cabinet wants to reduce the number of outlets selling tobacco. In 2024 the sale of tobacco in approximately 6,400 supermarkets will end.

The ban on online sales of tobacco products and vapes was introduced in 2023.

For whom?

  • owners of supermarkets


This change in law will come into force on 1 July 2024

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