Illegal e-cigarette sales: Oman announces new fines

January 18, 2024 by gulfbusiness.com

Illegal e-cigarette sales: Oman announces new fines

Selling electronic cigarettes, shisha or any associated accessories will incur fines of up to OMR2,000 ($5,208) in Oman, according to a new circular. The sale and marketing of e-cigarettes have been banned in Oman since 2015 by the country’s Consumer Protection Authority. However, the use and possession of e-cigarettes in Oman are legal, according to the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction.


10.60% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 414,544 current smokers in Oman 15.00% of men are current smokers but only 0.30% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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