Policy Summary: 

Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are classified as medicinal products under the Food and Drugs Act.* As such they must be registered before they can be imported (no approval has been granted for these products to date). The Food and Drugs Act prohibits the sale, distribution, importation or manufacture of a drug that is not registered with the Ministry of Health. A tobacco control regulation prohibits the use of ENDS in public places and on public transportation.


*Personal communication with in-country experts and/or Ministry of Health representatives

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