E-cigarette since its birth in 2004 to the present, nearly 20 years from the development of China to countries and regions around the world, ups and downs, one after another!
It is a healthy electronic product that can be used as a substitute for tobacco, neither as a tobacco product nor as a pharmaceutical product. Nonetheless, the policies of all countries in the world vary from one country to another, with some allowing sales, some with limited sales, and others more completely banned.
Here, Xiaobian 捋 捋 as of 2017 e-cigarette policies in various countries. In three categories, including countries and regions that ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, countries that allow the sale of electronic cigarettes, some sales rights and ambiguous countries and regions.
1, allowing the sale of electronic cigarettes country
China, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Finland and others.
2, some sales authority and ambiguous countries and regions
Australia - - - Partial permissions. Allow zero nicotine products.
Belgium - Partial Authority. Allow zero nicotine products.
Canada - - - - - - Partial permissions. Allow zero nicotine products.
Denmark - Partial Authority. Allow zero nicotine products.
France - - - - - - Partial permissions.
Greece - - - Not sure.
Hong Kong, China - Partial Authority. Nicotine in electronic cigarettes is classified as a permissible toxic product and banned.
China Taiwan - Partial Authority. Allow zero nicotine products.
Iran - - - - - - Not sure.
Japan - - - Partial permissions. Nicotine for e-cigarettes is banned because they are classified as unlicensed medical products.
Mauritius - unclear.
New Zealand - - - Partial Authority. Nicotine products are allowed.
Norway - partial ban. The Norwegian Tobacco Bill prohibits the sale of new tobacco products and nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes, but accepts the import from EU countries.
South Africa - - - - - - Not clear.
Sweden - Partial Authority. Allow zero nicotine products.
Switzerland - Partial authority. Nicotine products are allowed.
3, prohibiting the sale of electronic cigarettes in countries and regions
China Macao, Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Brunei, Colombia, Indonesia, Bhutan, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Panama, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE, Uruguay, Venezuela and others.