Countries classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products (or imitation/derivative/substitute products), medicinal/pharmaceutical products, consumer products, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)/e-cigarettes or poisons.
Twenty-five countries/jurisdictions classify or regulate e-cigarettes as consumer products, devices, or combination products
Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Malaysia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Scotland, Sudan, Switzerland, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Wales, Yemen.
Seventy-six countries/jurisdictions refer to e-cigarettes as ENDS/e-cigarettes or vaping products
Albania, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Guam, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, and Wales
Twenty-four countries/jurisdictions regulate e-cigarettes as medicines/drugs/medical devices
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Northern Ireland, Norway, Philippines, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, Thailand, United States, Venezuela, and Wales
Sixty-two countries/jurisdictions classify or regulate e-cigarettes (in their entirety or only certain dimensions of sale, advertisement, use, etc.) as tobacco products, tobacco related products, tobacco imitation, tobacco derivatives, or tobacco surrogates
Albania, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Ecuador, England, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Honduras, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue, Northern Ireland, Norway, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Scotland, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tajikistan, Togo, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Viet Nam, and Wales