Last updated: January 25, 2022
Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under tobacco control laws?
E-cigarettes are included within the definition of tobacco products. Therefore, prohibitions regarding the use and advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products, also apply to e-cigarettes.
Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under medicine or pharmaceutical laws?
To the best of our knowledge, e-cigarettes are not regulated under medicine or pharmaceutical laws.
Are e-cigarettes partly or entirely regulated under any other laws?
Presidential Decision No. 2149 bans the import of e-cigarettes, except for personal use, under Ministry of Trade Circular No. 2020/7. The domestic production of e-cigarettes is prohibited without approval from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and no approval has been granted as of this review. Therefore, the sale of e-cigarettes is effectively banned.