Traceability marking and security feature on tobacco products – this applies to retailers
Retailers of tobacco products are responsible for securing that all unit packets of tobacco have the correct labelling, for cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco this includes traceability marking and security features.
If you are engaged in retail trade of tobacco products, you may only sell cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco with traceability and security features. If these markings are missing, the product may not be sold.
From 20th of May 2024 the rules on traceability and security features applies to all tobacco products.
As an actor who deals in tobacco, you always have an obligation to know what applies by law. The information on this website is intended solely to help you, and does not replace what is written in the law. There may also be other laws or regulations from other authorities that you must be aware of. The Public Health Agency continuously updates the content, but we cannot guarantee that the information on the page is always completely up to date.