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Last updated: September 18th 2019

Main Policies

Sale of e-cigarettes

Sale of e-cigarettes

Allowed
Analysis

The sale of e-cigarettes is not regulated; therefore, the sale of e-cigarettes is allowed.


Main policies

Use in indoor public places, workplaces, and public transport

Some Restrictions
Analysis

The law prohibits smoking e-cigarettes in many specified public places, including, but not limited to, restaurants, educational facilities, and health facilities. However, designated smoking rooms with ventilation are required in several other types of indoor public places, such as public areas of hotels, dormitories, airports, and train stations. Where smoking is restricted to designated smoking rooms, the total area set aside for smoking may not exceed 10% of the total floor area of the premises. The law also prohibits smoking in all public transport; however, this prohibition is generally not enforced in private taxis.

Advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Allowed
Analysis

There is no law addressing e-cigarette advertising, promotion, and sponsorship; therefore, advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of e-cigarettes are allowed.

Sale of e-cigarettes via the internet

Allowed
Analysis

There is no law addressing the sale of e-cigarettes through the internet; therefore, the sale of e-cigarettes through the internet is allowed.

Health claims in advertising (modified risk claims)

Allowed
Analysis

There is no law addressing health claims in e-cigarette advertising; therefore, health claims in e-cigarette advertising are allowed.

Flavors

Allowed
Analysis

There is no law addressing flavors in e-cigarettes; therefore, the use of flavors in e-cigarettes is allowed.

Health warnings on product packaging

Not Required
Analysis

There is no law addressing health warnings on e-cigarette product packaging; therefore, health warnings on e-cigarette packaging are not required.

Other product packaging and labeling requirements

Not Required
Analysis

There is no law addressing other product packaging and labeling requirements for e-cigarettes; therefore, there are no other product packaging and labeling requirements.

Maximum nicotine concentration

Not Required
Analysis

There is no law addressing nicotine concentration levels in e-cigarettes; therefore, there is no prescribed maximum nicotine concentration.