Quick links to detailed datasheets for Mexico

Prevalence

Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
1%
1 A
Ever tried e-cigarette vaping:
6%
1 A
References:
  1. Encuesta Nacional de Consumo de Drogas, Alcohol y Tabaco, ENCODAT 2016-2017. Available at:https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Iktptvdu2nsrSpMBMT4FdqBIk8gikz7q/view
Comments:
  1. Data on vaping prevalence in Mexico (in Spanish) can be found in the National Poll on Consumption of Drugs Alcohol and Tobacco. It is official government data and is publicly available. Data on e-cigarette usage is found in the tobacco section and a pdf version can be downloaded using the link. Around 59,000 people were polled in the survey.

Product promotion

Advertising is regulated:
Yes
A
Comments:
  1. Allowed or banned at place of sale or allowed or banned in all media.

Regulation

Regulatory status:
Banned
1 A
Regulated as tobacco product:
Yes
1 A
Other options for purchasing - where bans in place:
Yes
1 A
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/
Comments:
  1. Although restrictions are in place shops can be found in a large number of larger cities/towns

Availability

Legal to buy device online - personal use:
No
Legal to buy nicotine online - personal use:
No
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: 18 years
Legal restrictions on use in public places:
No