Mexico president to push forward anti-vape bill

December 12, 2023 by

Mexico president to push forward anti-vape bill

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to present a law banning e-cigarettes and vapes before he leaves office in 2024, he said on Monday, after the supreme court overruled his previous attempt to outlaw their sale. "It's proven they're bad for your health," he said at a regular news conference on Monday. Mexico has one of the world's strictest anti-tobacco laws, after passing a bill for a total ban on smoking in public places - including the street - in January.

12.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 12.0 million current smokers in Mexico 20.10% of men are current smokers but only 6.20% of women.



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