Last updated: August 27, 2021
Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under tobacco control laws?
E-cigarettes are regulated under the Law on Trade in Tobacco Products, Herbal Smoking Products, Electronic Smoking Devices and Associated Liquids (as amended), under Cabinet Regulation No. 306 on the Requirements for Health Warnings to Be Placed on Packaging, and under Cabinet Regulation No. 440 on Procedure for the Submission and Processing of Information on Tobacco Products, Herbal Products for Smoking, Electronic Cigarettes and Associated Refill Containers.
Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under medicine or pharmaceutical laws?
E-cigarettes are not regulated under medicine or pharmaceutical laws.
Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under any other laws?
Within the EU, e-cigarettes are also regulated under the following legal acts, which have been transposed into national law:
- European Communities (General Product Safety) Regulations 2004
- European Union (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012
- European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014, amended by the European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
- European Union (Low Voltage Electrical Equipment) Regulations 2016
- European Communities (Electromagnetic Compatibility) Regulations 2017