Last updated: July 19th 2021

Regulatory Framework

Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under tobacco control laws?

Yes
Analysis

E-cigarettes are authorized and regulated under UAE.S 5030:2018 – Electronic Nicotine Products (Equivalents of Traditional Tobacco Products).

There are several outlets reporting that e-cigarettes are regulated under Federal Law No. 15 of 2009. However, we have not been able to verify this.

Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under medicine or pharmaceutical laws?

No
Analysis

E-cigarettes are not regulated under medicine or pharmaceutical laws.