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A 2012 law entitled "On Amendment of Certain Laws of Ukraine on Improving Certain Provisions on Limiting Places for Smoking" classifies e-cigarettes alongside tobacco products and prohibits their use in a range of public spaces and on public transport, with the exception of designated areas.
Selling e-cigarettes (containing nicotine) and control mechanisms
Sale of e-cigarettes
No specific law[1, 2, 3]
As tobacco products
Yes[1, 2, 3]
References

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/

General use and availability
Legal to use
Yes[1, 2, 3]
References

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/

Health
Legal restrictions on vaping in public places
Yes[1, 2, 3]
References

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/

Notes on methodology & limitations

Data has been collected from a range of sources which are openly available online, such as vaping information/regulation websites & direct from country's legislation where available. In a few instances information has been included which was received from individuals specialising in the field. The regulatory picture changes frequently and these tables show the situation at time of going to press. This website will be updated as/when new regulatory information is received. There are gaps in the data available - readers are invited to send in updated information to the GSTHR team.

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  • Friday, September 21, 2018
  • ON THE UKRAINIAN MARKET A NEW NON-COMBUSTIBLE CIGARETTE

  • In Kiev presented the new alternative means of delivery of nicotine, designed to reduce the harm done to smokers ‘ bodies – a device glo from British American Tobacco.

    Earlier, in 2016, the first alternative to combustible cigarettes was introduced to the Ukrainian market the company Phillip Morris International. Device called IQOS and it managed to gain popularity among heavy smokers who are not ready to refuse from the consumption of the nicotine, but wanting to reduce the harm caused by traditional Smoking.