Kazakhstan to Ban Vapes

August 03, 2023 by tobaccoreporter.com

Kazakhstan to Ban Vapes

Lawmakers in Kazakhstan voted on July 29 to ban the sale, import, export and production of e-cigarettes and liquids, reports Atlas News. “The harm of vapes is undeniable,” said Deputy Nurgul Tau. “That is why the Ministry of Health has been sharply raising the issue of introducing a ban on the circulation of vapes since 2021. In my request, I proposed a complete ban on the sale of vapes.”


20.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 2.7 million current smokers in Kazakhstan 37.70% of men are current smokers but only 5.80% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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