South Africa

Policy Summary: 

Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are regulated by the Medicines Control Council as schedule 3 medicines. Although, the court ruled in favor of a manufacturer that challenged the application of this law to one of their products, the ruling still applies especially to manufacturers that market e-cigarettes as therapeutic products.*

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*Personal communication with in-country experts and/or Ministry of Health representatives