Turkmenistan

Policy Summary: 

The 2013 Tobacco Control Law defines "electronic cigarettes" as an electronic decice to simulate smoking by generating steam, which may contain nicotine, having the form of the cigarette and when inhaled, gives the taste sensation of real tobacco smoke. Electronic cigarettes are completely banned. Due to their prohibition, the advertising of such products are also not allowed. 

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Regulatory Mechanisms: 

Law of Turkmenistan on protecting the health of citizens from the effect of tobacco smoke and the consequences of tobacco product consumption (http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tobaccocontrollaws.org%2Ffiles%2Flive%2FTurkmenistan%2FTurkmenistan+-+2013+TC+Law.pdf&date=2017-06-05)

WHO Region: 
EURO