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Last updated: September 17th 2019

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Fine, Jail
Analysis

Any person who engages in prohibited advertising, promotion, or sponsorship of tobacco products is subject to 2-6 months in prison and/or a fine of 100,000-1,000,000 Burundian francs.

Any person who sells, puts up for sale or authorizes the sale of tobacco products to a minor, a non-smoker or a pregnant woman, including tobacco products available through automatic vending machines is subject to 2-6 months in prison and/or a fine of 50,000-500,000 Burundian francs.

Location-based Sales Restrictions

Fine, Jail
Analysis

Anyone who violates a location-based restriction is subject to 3 months - 1 year or a fine of 100,000-500,000 Burundian francs.

Minimum Retail Package Size

N/A
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

Any person who sells, puts up for sale or authorizes the sale of tobacco products to a minor, a non-smoker or a pregnant woman, including tobacco products available through automatic vending machines is subject to 2-6 months in prison and/or a fine of 50,000-500,000 Burundian francs.