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Smoking in Macedonia

In Macedonia, on May 2nd 2019, the President signed a decree formalising the adoption of the new Law on Tobacco which includes a separate category for Heated Tobacco Products and e-cigarettes, and requires different health warning for this category versus cigarettes. No health warnings are required on e-cigarette devices. 'Smoking' is defined as the use of a combustible tobacco product. Pre-market notification for Heated Tobacco Products and pre-market approval for e-cigarettes will be required.

4,051

Deaths

In Macedonia, 4,051 people die each year due to tobacco smoking.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Macedonia

HTP is allowed. In Macedonia is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to using HTP. Advertising HTP is allowed.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Macedonia

In Macedonia, a new tobacco law introduces a separate category for heated tobacco products. On May 2nd 2019, the President signed a decree formalising the adoption of the new Law on Tobacco. The law introduces a separate category for heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes, and requires different health warnings for this category versus cigarettes. No health warnings are required on devices. “Smoking” is defined as use of a combustible tobacco product. Pre-market notification for heated tobacco products and pre-market approval for e-cigarettes will be required.

Snus

in Macedonia

Snus is banned.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Macedonia

In Macedonia is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to using NRT. NRT is legal to market. You can buy NRT in Pharmacy.