Online sales are prohibited in Russia. From March 2024, the production, storage, import and export of nicotine-containing and nicotine-free vapour products must be licensed, and certain e-liquid flavours may be banned. Tax is imposed on nicotine-containing e-liquids and will continue to increase over the next few years. The government is also going to set a minimum selling price.
This report provides a detailed overview of the current regulatory framework in place in Russia for e-cigarettes and related products, covering all policy areas.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Russia: the basics
- National regulatory framework
- Age restrictions
- Product restrictions
- Labelling and packaging
- Obligation to notify
- Retail channel restrictions
- Public usage
- Advertising and marketing
- Minimum prices
- Relevant laws
- Relevant bodies
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