Quick links to detailed datasheets for Ethiopia

Prevalence

Ever tried e-cigarette vaping:
0.2%
1 A
References:
  1. Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2016. Available at:https://nccd.cdc.gov/GTSSDataSurveyResources/Ancillary/DataReports.aspx?CAID=1
Comments:
  1. In Ethiopia, GATS was implemented in 2016 as a national household survey among persons 15 years of age or older. A multi-stage, geographically clustered sample design was used to produce nationally representative data. There were 10,150 completed individual interviews.

Product promotion

Health claims allowed:
No
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:
Banned
1
Regulated as consumer product:
No
1
Regulated as medicinal product:
No
1
Regulated as tobacco product:
No
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/country/ethiopia/summary

Availability

Legal to import device - trade:
No
Legal to import nicotine - trade:
No
Legal to sell device:
No
Legal to sell nicotine:
No
Legal to purchase without prescription:
Yes

Regulations and restrictions

Minimum age restrictions on sales:
Yes: 21 years
Legal restrictions on use in public places:
Yes