Global E-Cigarette Regulation as of July 2018
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Moving on from the FCTC as the most universal tobacco control measure, it may come as a surprise to both those in tobacco control and those advocating for tobacco harm reduction that at present most countries do not have any specific law regulation regarding e-cigarettes: 101 countries have no specific law on e-cigarettes. It is possible that if it came to a government or court decision, it might be that in some of these countries e-cigarettes would be found to be covered by tobacco control legislation. However, this has yet to be determined in many countries. This includes many LMIC, where it is likely that e-cigarettes are not yet available or are only used by a minority.  

For more information, see the " No Fire, No Smoke: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction 2018" report here.

Published in 2018 by Knowledge•Action•Change
Harry Shapiro -No Fire, No Smoke: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction