Last updated: December 20, 2019
A violation of the ban on internet sales is subject to a fine of 50,000 to 150,000 AFN depending on the type of sale or purchase.
Location-based Sales Restrictions
Tobacco sales are not restricted by location; therefore, there are no associated penalties.
Minimum Retail Package Size
The law does not regulate the minimum size of tobacco product packages; therefore, there are no associated penalties.
Minimum Legal Sales Age
Violations of the ban on sales to minors are punishable by a fine of 5000 AFN for a first offense, 10,000 AFN for a second offense, and 20,000 AFN for a third offense. Violators shall be "referred to judicial and legal authorities," meaning this is a criminal offense and may be subject to criminal penalties such as prison.