The Austrian tobacco trade was always in the service of the economic and social history of the Austrian tobacco monopoly is through a slew of dates and linked to related law works. . The years 1784, 1835, in 1911, 1949, 1968 and 1996 are here the historical cornerstones decide each very crucial standards have been developed and adopted. The rationale of the tobacco monopoly in 1784 by Joseph II In 1784 was the Foundation of the tobacco monopoly by Emperor Josef II. Vollmonopol(Anbau, Gewinnung, Bearbeitung, Herstellung und Handel dem Staat vorbehalten). The “direction of tobacco” was part of the territorial administration. Soon, war victims and innocent impoverished officials and their relatives in the allocation of tobacco sales permits were preferred. It was the beginning of linking tobacco sales and social thoughts.
In 1835, the tobacco monopoly was regulated in the Customs and State monopoly right next to the salt and saltpeter monopoly. This full monopoly now on a new law has been building on the foundations from the year 1784 Basis set. Regulation on occupation, new direction, and dissolution of tobacco wear shops in 1911 In 1911 was a comprehensive regulation on occupation, new direction, and dissolution of tobacco wear shops. This regulation was based of the tobacco full monopoly with adjustments to the State form until 1949. In this period, the financial management with major agendas of the tobacco monopoly administration was entrusted. In the years after 1918 was a preferred assignment affected by armed conflict and their families from the first world war. The tobacco monopoly Act 1949 In the tobacco monopoly Act of 1949 was entrusted with managing the monopoly Austria tobacco Werke AG. There was still a full monopoly, i.e. the State of Austria was reserved for cultivation, extraction, processing, manufacturing and trade. According to first Republic, State, Nazi, World War II and occupation, this federal law had the task to restructure the tobacco sector and to normalize for current and future challenges.