About this site


This site will provide you with information about legislation surrounding the sale of tobacco, its potential impact on you and your business as well as support and guidance on Responsible Tobacco Retailing.


When will the display ban come into force for small shops?
England6 April 2015
Wales6 April 2015
Northern Ireland6 April 2015
Scotland6 April 2015

The Display ban came into force for large shops on:
England6 April 2012
Wales3 December 2012
Northern Ireland31 October 2012
Scotland29 April 2013