Impact assessment

The Prohibition on the Sale of Tobacco from Vending Machines: Impact Assessment

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This impact assessment (IA 3062) was produced with regard to measuring the impact of the Government's policy related to banning the sale of cigarettes from vending machines.

Documents

The Prohibition on the Sale of Tobacco from Vending Machines: Impact Assessment

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Regulatory Policy Committee opinion

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Detail

The main purpose of the ban being to limit the number of people under the age of 18 from taking up smoking.  The policy also aims to support adults who are trying to quit, by limiting opportunities to buy cigarettes.