About

66.1% of the adult population are current smokers

There are approximately 6.7 million current smokers in Jordan

Quick links to detailed datasheets for Jordan:
Country profile

Smoking in Jordan

3,174 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Jordan. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 16.5%

3,174

Deaths

3,174 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Jordan.

16.5%

e-cigarette vaping

Adult e-cigarette vaping prevalence is at 16.5%.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Jordan

You can't advertise HTP in Jordan.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Jordan

An 'official letter' from the Ministry of Health (2009) bans the sale, advertising, manufacturing, importation and use of e-cigarettes in Jordan. More recently the Jordan Times (3rd December 2018) reported that the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Iftaa Department has issued a fatwa (religious edict) declaring that smoking electronic cigarettes and argileh (water pipe) is just as bad as smoking traditional tobacco products and is therefore prohibited by Sharia law.

Snus

in Jordan

There is no information about using snus

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Jordan

You can buy NRT in Pharmacy. NRT is legal to market.