10.1% of the adult population are current smokers
There are approximately 2.2 million current smokers in Afghanistan
17.7% of men are current smokers but only 2.1% of women
Smoking in Afghanistan
Adult tobacco smoking prevalence is at 10.1% (with 2.1% of women and 17.7% of men). In Afghanistan, 26997 people die each year due to tobacco smoking. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 9.07%
26997 people in Afghanistan die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year.
Nicotine Vaping Devices
There is no specific law regarding e-cigarettes. If you have an update please e-mail the GSTHR team.
Heated Tobacco Products
You can't advertise HTP in Afghanistan.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
In Afghanistan you don't need a prescription to purchase NRT. NRT is legal to market. You can buy NRT in Pharmacy.
Snus is allowed. Snus is legal to use.
There is no information about using pouches