Quick links to detailed datasheets for Costa Rica:

Prevalence

Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
1.3%
1 A
References:
  1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2015. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1
Comments:
  1. In Costa Rica, GATS was first conducted in 2015 as a household survey of persons 15 years of age. A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were a total of 8,607 completed individual interviews.

Product promotion

Ban on all advertising:
Yes
A
Advertising is regulated:
Yes
B
Comments:
  1. Banned at place of sale and banned in all media.
  2. Allowed or banned at place of sale or allowed or banned in all media.

Regulation

Regulatory status:
Allowed
1
Regulated as tobacco product:
Yes
1
References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/

Availability

Legal to sell device:
Yes
Legal to sell nicotine:
Yes
Legal to purchase without prescription:
Yes

Regulations and restrictions

Minimum age restrictions on sales:
Yes: 18 years
Legal restrictions on use in public places:
Yes