18.5% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 4.4 million current smokers in Iraq

34.7% of men are current smokers but only 2.4% of women

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Smoking in Iraq

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



23,007 people in Iraq die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Iraq

You can't advertise HTP in Iraq.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Iraq

No information about regulation of E-cigarettes is available for Iraq.


in Iraq

No information about regulation of Snus is available for Iraq.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Iraq

In Iraq you don't need a prescription to purchase NRT. NRT is legal to market. You can buy NRT in Pharmacy.