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Last updated: March 4th 2020

Main Policies

Sale of e-cigarettes

Sale of e-cigarettes

Banned
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent. Therefore, the sale of e-cigarettes is banned.


Main policies

Use in indoor public places, workplaces, and public transport

Banned
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Analysis

Decree No. 299/2017 extends the use prohibitions established in Law No. 18.256 to e-cigarettes. Therefore, e-cigarette use is prohibited where smoking is prohibited. This includes all enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, and public transportation. In addition, smoking is prohibited within the outdoor premises of health and educational institutions.

Advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Banned
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent.

Point of sale product display

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Health claims in advertising (modified risk claims)

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Sale of e-cigarettes via the internet

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Flavors

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Specified ingredients/additives

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Health warnings on product packaging

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Other product packaging and labeling requirements

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Maximum nicotine concentration

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Device requirements

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.

Manufacturer/importer disclosures and/or notification requirements

Not Applicable
Analysis

The law bans the commercialization, importation, and advertising of e-cigarettes, as well as their registration as a trademark or patent; therefore, this policy is not applicable.