Saudi Arabia changes Restriction on Selling Tobacco and Shisha

The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs announced that grocery stores and supermarkets can sell tobacco and shisha products.

Saudi Arabia lifted ban on sell of tobacco products

The tobacco products which include cigarettes and shisha products are allowed to sell in the Kingdom in retail stores that are licensed from the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) such as regular and electronic cigarettes and shisha products in provision stores and hypermarkets.

The Saudi Ministry authorized to sell these products shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions to sale in baqala, grocery stores and supermarkets.

Source: Saudi Gazette