Tobacco Display Ban

Guidance for Headshops in complying with the Tobacco Display Ban

From 6 April 2015 it will be illegal to display tobacco products in shops in the UK. There are some exceptions and also slight differences in various parts of the UK (ie. Scotland where the ban also applies to pipes for instance).

Department of Health guidelines

The New Tobacco Display Law - Your Questions Answered

Read it here.

ACS Advice

The Association of Convenience Stores have produced a great guide

Read it here (only for England)

Guidance on the display and pricing of tobacco products in the United Kingdom

Each country within the UK has a slightly different take on this ban, below you can find guidance on each:

Guidance on the display and pricing of tobacco products in England, for tobacco retailers and regulatory officers

Guidance on the display and pricing of tobacco products and smoking related products in Scotland, for tobacco retailers and Local Authority Trading Standards Officers

Guidance on the display and pricing of tobacco products in Wales, for tobacco retailers and regulatory officers

Guidance on the display and pricing of tobacco products in Northern Ireland, for tobacco retailers and enforcement officers