Sale of nicotine vaping devices is prohibited in 37 countries. In many countries, where it is legal to sell, buy and use SNP, they are nevertheless treated as tobacco products, which not only imposes bans on use in public places, but prohibits any promotion of SNP as a safer option to smoking.

Countries, which ban the sale of e-cigarettes:

Antigua and BarbudaArgentinaAustraliaBhutanBrazilBruneiCambodiaEast TimorEgyptEthiopiaGambiaIndiaIranJapanKuwaitLaosLebanonMauritiusMexicoNepalNicaraguaNorth KoreaOmanPanamaQatarSeychellesSingaporeSri LankaSurinameSyriaTaiwanThailandTurkeyTurkmenistanUgandaUruguayVenezuela