Kazakhstan Government Implements Total Ban on E-Cigarettes

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Kazakhstan Government Implements Total Ban on E-Cigarettes
Kazakhstan government has decided to completely ban e-cigarette and e-liquid products due to health concerns among youth.

According to a report by RTVI, on July 29th, the government of Kazakhstan has made the decision to completely ban e-cigarette and e-liquid products.


The ruling party of the country announced in a statement that, in order to safeguard the health of young children, members of the cross-department committee overwhelmingly voted in favor of a complete ban on the sale, import, export, and production of e-cigarettes.


According to the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan, e-cigarette sales in the country have increased 300 times in the past two years. Over the past few years, the consumption of e-cigarettes among children and adolescents has significantly risen, with approximately 3 million imported e-cigarettes in Kazakhstan in the past two and a half years.



[1] В Казахстане полностью запретят электронные сигареты


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