Smoking 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, 1,191 people die each year due to tobacco smoking.
Heated Tobacco Products
HTP is illegal to be marketed.
Nicotine Vaping Devices
E-cigarettes is banned. In Nicaragua you need prescription to purchase E-cigarettes. In Nicaragua is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to e-cigarette vaping.
Snus is allowed. Use of Snus is permitted by law in Nicaragua.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
In Nicaragua is legal to purchase nicotine without prescription to using NRT. Advertising NRT is allowed. NRT is available in Pharmacy.