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There is no specific law currently, so e-cigarettes are legal to sell and use in Belize and there is no tax on them at the moment. However, the National Drug Abuse Control Council Belize (NADCC) are drafting a new Tobacco Control Act which may heavily regulate e-cigarette product sales and possibly restrict public use, along with a substantial tax to be applied to the final sale price . This new legislation is predicted for late 2018.
Selling e-cigarettes (containing nicotine) and control mechanisms
Sale of e-cigarettes
No specific law[1, 2, 3]

1. Vapetrotter website. Available at:

2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:

3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at :

Notes on methodology & limitations

Data has been collected from a range of sources which are openly available online, such as vaping information/regulation websites & direct from country's legislation where available. In a few instances information has been included which was received from individuals specialising in the field. The regulatory picture changes frequently and these data boxes show the situation at time of going to press. This website will be updated as/when new regulatory information is received. There are gaps in the data available - readers are invited to send in updated information to the GSTHR team.

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