Palau

Policy Summary: 

E-cigarettes that contain nicotine are classified as tobacco products. A license issued by the Minister of Finance is required for distribution, export, importation or manufacture of tobacco products in Palau.

Sale by and to minors (under 21 years) is prohibited and this information must be visibly displayed. Age verification is required at point of sale. Sale via vending machines is prohibited, as is sale over the internet or via mail order (cross border distance sale). Sale of e-cigarettes in packaging other than manufacturer’s original packaging is also prohibited.

Advertising, promotion and sponsorship is banned. Display of tobacco products at the point of sale is prohibited, as is brand-stretching.

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