Listing Policy: Tobacco & Tobacco-Related Products

 Tobacco & Tobacco-Related Products Policy

All tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars, snuff, and the like are profoundly regulated in the United States.  Therefore, they cannot be sold at all in the MarketStop MarketPlace, including items that contain even a smidgen of tobacco.

 Permitted Listings Model

  • Tobacco-related products devoid of cigarette or smokeless tobacco brands or logos
    • Ashtrays
    • Cigar cutters
    • Cigarette rolling paper
    • Hookahs
    • Humidors
    • Lighters
    • Lighter fluid
    • Pipes
    • Bongs
  • Non-tobacco containing collectibles, collectible packaging, and promotional items with or without tobacco brand labels
  • Memorabilia, vintage advertisements, clothing, lighters, and promotional items with or without tobacco brand labels
  • Smoking cessation products approved for over-the-counter use, like nicotine gum, vape-pens, patches, etc.
  • Tobacco plant seeds
  • Shisha flavoring
  • Cigar bands

 Prohibited Listings Model

  • Tobacco, or any product that contains tobacco (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, dipping tobacco, Nicogel, smokeless tobacco, snuff, dissolvable tobacco, etc.)
  • Nicotine inhalers or nasal sprays
  • Blunts or cigar wraps
  • Smoking cessation products that have not been approved for sale in the United States
  • Smokeless tobacco products
  • Herbal cigarettes or herbal tobacco
  • Drug paraphernalia or items intended for use with marijuana or illegal drugs, such as:
    • Bongs and all related accessories
    • Vape starter kits
    • Vaporizers and all related accessories
    • Pipes made from metal, most woods, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic, or ceramic
    • “Rose in a Glass” pipes and similar products
    • Wired cigarette papers
  • Shisha containing tobacco
  • Domain URLs, names, or material with said URLs and names that provide anything containing tobacco
  • Photos of cigarettes, cigars, or other tobacco products when selling permitted products
  • e-cigarettes are not allowed to be sold (until further notice)

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 What is the reason for this MarketStop policy?

As already mentioned, all tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars, snuff, and the like are profoundly regulated in the United States.  This policy is in place so that everyone is fully aware of all our policies, as well as all law and regulations so that there is no law-breaking activity in the MarketPlace.

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