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Last updated: December 20th 2019

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Fine
Analysis

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.

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Location-based Sales Restrictions

Analysis

Tobacco sales are not restricted by location; therefore, there are no associated penalties.

Minimum Retail Package Size

Analysis

The law does not regulate the minimum size of tobacco product packages; therefore, there are no associated penalties.

Minimum Legal Sales Age

Fine, Jail
Analysis

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.

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