Last updated: June 15, 2023
“Electronic cigarettes” means tobacco-free products that, using electronic technologies, heat nicotine- containing liquid (in cartridges, reservoirs and other containers for use in electronic cigarettes) and form an aerosol intended for inhalation.
The definition of “electronic cigarettes” is significant because the provisions of Law No. 121/2021 apply to e-cigarettes. For the purposes of this review, we will be using the term “e-cigarettes” when referring to “electronic cigarettes.”
Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)
“Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)” means devices simulating tobacco smoking by heating the solution for electronic nicotine delivery systems and generating an aerosol or vapor inhaled by the user, including electronic cigarettes (may look similar to conventional tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, pipes or hookahs, and may also look like everyday household items, such as pens, USB flash drives and larger cylindrical, rectangular products or other types and shapes).
The definition of “electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)” is significant because the provisions of Law No. 121/2021 apply to ENDS.
“Nicotine-containing liquid” means liquid containing nicotine and intended for use in electronic nicotine delivery systems, including electronic cigarettes (in cartridges, reservoirs and other containers), used when heated for formation of aerosol intended for inhalation.
The definition of “nicotine-containing liquid” is significant because the law regulates liquids for e-cigarettes.