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Last updated: March 10th 2020

Penalties

Sales Restrictions

Uncertain
Analysis

The penalties for violations of the ban on sales of waterpipe tobacco are uncertain.

Location-based Sales Restrictions

Other
(e.g., seizure of the product, publication of the violation/violator)
Analysis

Violations of location-based sales restrictions are punishable by the confiscation of goods.

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

Under the Law Relating to the Protection of the Child, violations of the ban on selling tobacco to persons below the 18 are punishable by imprisonment for a period of three to six months, and a fine between FRW 100,000 and FRW 200,000.