Last updated: February 3, 2020

Main Policies

Sale of e-cigarettes

Sale of e-cigarettes

Banned
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges.

Main policies

Use in indoor public places, workplaces, and public transport

Some Restrictions
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Analysis

Because Decree 602/2013 establishes that e-cigarettes are to be considered “tobacco products” under Law 26687, the use of e-cigarettes is prohibited where smoking is prohibited. Smoking is prohibited in indoor workplaces, indoor public places, and public transport, except for: 1) enclosed private office space that is not shared with other workers and is not used for public services; 2) clubs for smokers of tobacco products; and 3) tobacco shops. Smoking is also prohibited on outdoor patios, terraces, and balconies of healthcare facilities and primary and secondary educational facilities, and under areas covered with a roof that are intended for public gathering. Sub-national jurisdictions may enact smoke free laws that are more stringent than the national law.

Advertising and promotion (excluding point of sale product display)

Banned
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges.

Point of sale product display

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Health claims in advertising (modified risk claims)

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Sale of e-cigarettes via the internet

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Flavors

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Specified ingredients/additives

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Health warnings on product packaging

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Other product packaging and labeling requirements

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Maximum nicotine concentration

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Device requirements

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Manufacturer/importer disclosures and/or notification requirements

Not Applicable
Analysis

The order bans the sale, import, distribution, and advertising of e-cigarettes, including the devices and cartridges; therefore, this policy is not applicable.