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Last updated: April 20th 2020

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

N/A
Analysis

There are no sales restrictions on tobacco products; therefore, there are no associated penalties.

Location-based Sales Restrictions

Fine
Analysis

For individuals, violations of location-based sales restrictions are punishable by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars for a first conviction; a fine not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars for a second conviction; and a fine not exceeding fifty thousand  dollars for any subsequent offense.

For a body corporate, tourist establishment, club, bar, restaurant, or other business, violations of location- based restrictions are punishable by a fine not exceeding one million dollars. In addition, the business owner, operator, manager, director, corporate officer or mother person in control may be held personally liable.

These penalties are not applicable to small shops owned by individuals; itinerant vendors of small goods; or peddlers.

Law Source, Section
Arts. 15(a),15(b), 15(c), 15(d), 15(e), 15 (f), 15(g)

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

Violations of the ban on sales to persons below the age of 18 are punishable by a fine not exceeding two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, and in default of payment to imprisonment with hard labor for a term not exceeding three months.

Law Source, Section