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Disallowed content

February 14, 2022


Tobacco products

  • Sale or use of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, cigarette papers, or blunt wraps, or any other preparation of tobacco, or any other instrument or paraphernalia that is designed for the smoking or ingestion of tobacco, products prepared from tobacco, or any controlled substance is prohibited.
  • Advertising for electronic cigarettes, including the cartridges and liquid nicotine solutions that are used in such devices, is not allowed even if marketed as a smoking cessation product.
  • Advertising generally is allowed for products and services that are clearly intended for smoking cessation.

Country Restrictions

Advertising for tobacco paraphernalia, such as humidors or cigarette rolling papers, is not allowed.