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Last updated: August 20th 2020

Penalties

Activities / Violations
Entities That Can Be Held Responsible
Sanction(s)
 

Advertising and Promotion

Manufacturers, sellers of tobacco, or their agents, any person responsible for advertising, promotion or sponsorship of tobacco products; any person who initiates, publishes or distributes advertisements or promotional content when they should have been aware of the content; media or organizers of events; and other natural persons
Fine
Enforcement Agency

Sanitary inspectorate, market inspector

Analysis

Fines range from between 7,000 and 20,000 Euros for violations by tobacco manufacturers, retailers, marketing entities, media or organizers, and their agents. Fines for violations by natural persons not associated with the tobacco industry are 1,000 Euros.

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Sponsorship

Manufacturers, sellers of tobacco, or their agents, any person responsible for advertising, promotion or sponsorship of tobacco products; any person who initiates, publishes or distributes advertisements or promotional content when they should have been aware of the content; media or organizers of events; and other natural persons
Fine
Enforcement Agency

Sanitary inspectorate

Analysis

Fines range from between 7,000 and 20,000 Euros for violations by tobacco manufacturers, retailers, marketing entities, media or organizers, and their agents. Fines for violations by natural persons not associated with the tobacco industry are 1,000 Euros.

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