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Prevalence

Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
0.5%
1 A
Ever tried e-cigarette vaping:
10.7%
1 A
References:
  1. Kilibarda, B. et al, (2018) E-cigarette use in Serbia: Prevalence, reasons for trying and perceptions. Addictive Behaviors.
Comments:
  1. A nationally representative survey was conducted in December 2017 and included 1045 adults (18 years or older) living in households in Serbia. Data were weighted to correspond to the distribution in population by age, gender, type of settlement and educational level.

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:
Allowed
1
Regulated as consumer product:
Yes
2
References:
  1. Serbia | Global Tobacco Control. https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/e-cigarette/serbia.
  2. 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/

Availability

Legal to sell device:
Yes
Legal to sell nicotine:
Yes
Legal to purchase without prescription:
Yes

Perception of harm

Harmful, or more harmful than cigarettes (female):
64%
1 A
Harmful, or more harmful than cigarettes, (male):
66%
1 A
Harmful, or more harmful than cigarettes:
65.3%
1 A
References:
  1. Kilibarda, B., Krstev, S., Milovanovic, M. and Foley, K., 2019. E-cigarette use in Serbia: Prevalence, reasons for trying and perceptions. Addictive behaviors, 91, p.61.
Comments:
  1. This survey did not compare perceptions of harmfulness with cigarettes. The data relates to the % of the sample who agree with the statement 'e-cigarette use is harmful to health'