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Last updated: September 26th 2019

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Fine, Jail
Analysis

To the extent that vending machine sales and internet sales are banned under the prohibition on tobacco advertising and promotion, these offenses are punishable by imprisonment from 20 days to 6 months, a fine of 50,000 to 5,000,000 francs CFA, or one of these punishments.

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Location-based Sales Restrictions

Fine, Jail
Analysis

A violation of location-based sales provisions is punishable by imprisonment from 20 days to 6 months, a fine of 50,000 to 5,000,000 francs CFA, or one of these punishments

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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

A violation of the minimum legal sales age is punishable by imprisonment from 20 days to 6 months, a fine of 50,000 to 5,000,000 francs CFA, or one of these punishments

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