Venezuela joins others in Latin America with ban on vapes and heated tobacco

Venezuela is the latest Latin American country to issue a government decree banning nationwide sales, consumption, exports and distribution of vapes and heated tobacco.

On 1st August, the South American country published a decree in its official gazette that prohibits the “manufacture, storage, distribution, circulation, sales, import, export, use, consumption, advertising, promotion and sponsorship” of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), similar electronic non-nicotine systems, consumables, tanks or cartridges, conventional and heated tobacco products, herbal heated products, refill consumable containers, accessories and similar products.

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