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Data sourced: 2022.   Page updated: 2023-04-17

Smoking in Syria

The prevalence of daily tobacco smoking among adults is 24.7%. 9447 people in Syria die from tobacco smoking-related diseases each year. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 8.7%.



9447 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Syria.

Nicotine Vaping Devices

in Syria

The manufacture, handling, sale, purchase and use of e-cigarettes are banned under a Ministry of Local Administration Circular No. 12/16 Dated November 29, 2009.

Heated Tobacco Products

in Syria

HTP is allowed. You can't advertise HTP in Syria.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

in Syria

You can't advertise NRT in Syria.


in Syria

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


in Syria

There is currently no information about using pouches.

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