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.