Tobacco display ban for Scottish supermarkets

Cigarette displays are now banned in large retailers in Scotland Credit: PA

New legislation comes in today to ban larger retailers in Scotland from displaying cigarettes and tobacco products.

Stores that do not comply could be convicted of a criminal offence or receive a fine from trading standards officers.

The ban is already in place in England and Wales.

It will be rolled out to smaller shops in 2015.

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Scotland's cigarette display ban

New legislation comes in today to ban larger retailers in Scotland from displaying cigarettes and tobacco products.