Our legal experts track the evolving regulation around the vapour sector on a daily basis. These alerts are then compiled into our Monthly Round-up section.
11th March 2022
Kazakhstan: Disposable e-cigarettes will not be banned in Kazakhstan yet, media reports. According to the reports, the Ministry of Health has decided to exclude this provision from the draft national technical regulation for nicotine-containing products, which has been in development in Kazakhstan since autumn 2021, but has not yet been adopted.
28th February 2022
Kazakhstan: The chair of the State Revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan answered the question on the procedure for the import, customs clearance, and sale of e-cigarettes imported from China into the territory of Kazakhstan. The answer is: behind the paywall.
24th February 2022
Kazakhstan: The Ministry of Health has confirmed to ECigIntelligence that the maximum level of nicotine content in e-liquids is 1 mg/ml. Laboratory tests on the maximum permissible content of nicotine should be carried out by labs in Kazakhstan. However, currently there is no certified method for determining the nicotine content in e-liquids, and, thus, testing labs in Kazakhstan currently do not carry out these tests.