Regulatory reports / South Africa

Our complete analysis of the vaping regulation in South Africa is presented in our regulatory reports page. This section provides in-depth intelligence on the South African regulatory landscape including data on e-cigarette taxation, product and retail channel restrictions and compliance requirements. Deep dive into other regulatory aspects such as labelling and packaging, age restrictions, public usage, etc.

A world of regulatory change in 2021: ECigIntelligence assesses the prospects

6th January 2021 | Regulatory reports |

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ECigIntelligence considers the developments we expect to see in e-cig regulation around the world in 2021, looking at past policy initiatives to assess the prospects for future change

Global tobacco harm reduction policies: selected country overview

11th November 2019 | Regulatory reports |

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This report provides an overview of harm-reduction policies with regards to tobacco use from 18 selected countries from around the world

South Africa regulatory report: unclear regulations remain

1st October 2019 | Regulatory reports |

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The South African government has publicly taken a radical stance against e-cigarettes, promising to restrict them in the same way as tobacco. This report covers regulatory areas including advertising and marketing, tax and enforcement

South Africa regulatory report: vaping in legal limbo

23rd October 2017 | Regulatory reports |

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Nicotine e-cigs can only be sold legally in South Africa at pharmacies under medical licence. There is, however, a thriving black market, and a government promise – yet to be acted on – to regulate e-cigs in the same way as tobacco

Could e-cigarettes be the next battleground for plain packaging?

10th June 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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As the tobacco industry braces itself for a global epidemic of plain-packaging legislation, there have been calls for the controversial measure to be applied to e-cigarettes too.