The Riigikogu approved with 59 votes in favour the Act on Amendments to the Tobacco Act and Associated Acts (753 SE), initiated by the Government.
Under the Act, persons under eighteen are prohibited to consume, acquire, own and possess products used similarly to tobacco products. It is also prohibited to offer for sale, sell or advertise such products to minors. The Act contains a list of products used similarly to tobacco products and related products which includes also electronic cigarette, water pipes and tobacco-free snus. Under the Act, minors are prohibited to stay in smoking rooms and areas. The Act amends the Advertising Act by adding a prohibition on advertising products intended for the consumption of tobacco products, products used similarly to tobacco products and components thereof.
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