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Data sourced: 2019.   Page updated: 2022-09-02

Smoking in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, 1,191 people die each year due to tobacco smoking. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 5.25%



In Nicaragua, 1,191 people die each year due to tobacco smoking.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Nicaragua

HTP is illegal to be marketed.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Nicaragua

The National Assembly Tobacco Control Act 2010 prohibits the sale, importation or manufacture of objects imitating tobacco products - this includes e-cigarettes. However, reports tell of vape stores in major cities, but these can be subject to enforcement actions leading to prosecutions, expensive legal fees, fines and imprisonment.


in Nicaragua

Snus is allowed. Use of Snus is permitted by law in Nicaragua.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to using NRT. Advertising NRT is allowed. NRT is available in Pharmacy.

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