Celebrating our 10th anniversary – Unlock our special offer today

Mexican president accused of ‘witch hunt’ after decree banning e-cig sales

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has signed a decree to prohibit “the circulation and sales of electronic nicotine delivery systems, electronic cigarettes and vapes”, the latest in a series of moves by the nation’s leader to limit the vaping market’s expansion in the country leading to store closures and accusations of a “witch hunt” against e-cigarettes.

López Obrador held up a pink nicotine vape pen during a press conference on World No Tobacco Day when he signed the decree and said he was certain “the majority of mothers and fathers don’t know the damage these [devices] cause”. 

Read full article
I'm already a subscriber
Author default picture


This article was written by one of ECigIntelligence’s international correspondents. We currently employ more than 40 reporters around the world to cover individual vaping markets. For a full list, please see our Who We Are page.

Our Key Benefits

The global e-cigarette market is in an opaque regulatory environment that requires professionals to be on top of industry developments to make informed decisions and optimise their strategy.

ECigIntelligence provides organisations with leading market and regulatory data analysis to anticipate and understand market developments globally and the impact of regulatory changes to the business.

  • Stay informed of any legal and market change in the sector that impacts your organisation
  • Maximise resources by getting market and legal data analysis daily in one place
  • Make smart decisions by understanding how the regulatory and market landscape evolves
  • Anticipate risks in your decisions by monitoring regulatory changes that impact your organization