About

12.4% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 1.8 million current smokers in Ivory Coast

23.9% of men are current smokers but only 0.9% of women

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Data sourced: 2019.   Page updated: 2022-09-02

Smoking in Ivory Coast

Cigarettes is allowed. In Ivory Coast you can legally purchase tobacco smoking devices. In Ivory Coast Cigarettes is available without prescription. In Ivory Coast is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to tobacco smoking. The number of current smokers in Ivory Coast is 1.8 million. Adult tobacco smoking prevalence is at 12.4% (with 0.9% of women and 23.9% of men). 9,111 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Ivory Coast. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 4.84%

9,111

Deaths

9,111 people in Ivory Coast die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Ivory Coast

You can't advertise HTP in Ivory Coast.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Ivory Coast

There is no specific law regarding e-cigarettes. If you have an update please e-mail the GSTHR team.

Snus

in Ivory Coast

Snus is allowed. Use of Snus is permitted by law in Ivory Coast.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast you don't need a prescription to purchase NRT. Advertising NRT is allowed. You can buy NRT in Pharmacy.

The GSTHR database is updated regularly by our team. However, please be aware that the information we provide does not constitute legal advice. We cannot guarantee that the information is up to date or accurate, as the regulatory status of different product categories can change at short notice and with little publicity. If you wish to check the legal status of use or possession of any safer nicotine product in a specific country or region, you should verify the information independently. If you have reason to think that the information supplied on the GSTHR is inaccurate, please contact us with details and any references and we will rectify any errors.