What you need to know: From our research, it seems a bit fuzzy about Israel`s exact position. It seems that vaping is allowed and you can use your e-cigs where smoking is allowed. There are a large number of vape shops that can be found mainly in major cities. If you`re traveling to a Latin American country that doesn`t have restrictive vaping laws, be sure to bring your vape gear as long as you pack it properly. All over the world, airlines have published fairly universal regulations on how travelers must pack liquid products and items with batteries. Since vaping involves both liquids and batteries, you need to pay close attention to how you pack your vaping equipment if you want to avoid problems getting through airport security. What you need to know: As a member of the EU, their vaping laws largely mirror those of the UK. Vaping is allowed in areas where you can smoke, but there is now a total ban on smoking in all bars, restaurants and workplaces. This is an incomplete list of Latin American countries with anti-vaping laws. However, before you fly, be aware that traveling to Latin America requires special consideration if you are a former smoker who has switched to vaping. There are several countries in Latin America where vaping is illegal, and Mexico is so involved in vaping-related court battles that no one really knows if it`s legal to vape there or not.
What you need to know: Vaping products are classified the same as cigarettes, so the same rules apply. Where smoking is prohibited, the same is true for vaping. What you need to know: Vaping is not prohibited, but the use of nicotine-containing e-liquids is prohibited. The purchase of e-cigarettes is prohibited in some states, but legal in others. Overall, it`s a pretty confusing picture, but for people who vaporize juices with nicotine, Oz isn`t a great country to visit. What you need to know: Although you can legally vape in Turkey, the sale of vaping devices and liquids is prohibited. However, many UK holidaymakers have reported that they can freely purchase vaping supplies in major holiday destinations. If you plan to visit the country and pack your device, do so with caution and do your own research before you go.
What you need to know: E-cigarettes are considered tobacco products and therefore the same laws apply to vaping and smoking. You cannot use e-cigarettes on public transport or in public spaces unless there is a designated smoking area. What you need to know: There is virtually no information on whether vaping is allowed in Bolivia. Many countries around the world tend to follow their neighbors when it comes to ECIG policy, in which case it is likely that Bolivia has a ban or fairly restrictive laws. We will continue to investigate and update as much as possible. What you need to know: The France competes with the UK for the largest number of vapers in Europe and like the UK, you can safely vape anywhere smoking is allowed. In 2016, new laws were passed banning vaping on public transit or in areas where children are present. If you have any doubts, ask someone who looks local! The legal measures of this country have been reviewed by our legal staff in consultation with lawyers or tobacco control experts in the country. What you need to know: It`s not 100% clear, but vaping appears to be allowed, but not in public.
What you need to know: There is a total ban on e-cigarettes and vaping. You can view the Brunei Ministry of Health`s statement on vaping by clicking here. What you need to know: The Ministry of Health banned the importation of all vaping items in 2017. This follows their ban on e-cigarettes in 2009. Officially, Jordan now has a ban on the sale, advertising, manufacture, importation and use of e-cigarettes. During our research, we found a number of vape shops that seem to operate mostly in the capital. There are also several forum posts suggesting that you can easily carry vaping products through customs and that vaping is prevalent in major cities. We recommend that you proceed with caution if you want to vape during your visit to the country. What you need to know: It`s not entirely clear, but many travel forums have users who report that they used their EciGs freely and purchased supplies while visiting the country. That doesn`t mean it`s legal, it may just be that the authorities turn a blind eye, so proceed with caution. The laws and regulations governing vaping around the world are an ever-changing picture. Many countries have been very slow to react to the rapid introduction of e-cigarettes.
Finally, if they take action, the results can be serious and severely restrict the use of e-cigarettes. If you plan to travel this year and want to take your device with you, it is advisable to check local laws before you go. Some countries like the United States, Australia, and Russia have national and state/regional laws. If you`re on your way when you reach your destination, check with locals before whipping your ECIG instead of assuming you`re okay. What you need to know: By better starting point than good old Blighty. The UK is very promising and is one of the most progressive countries in the world in its views on e-cigarettes. In general, vaping is allowed wherever smoking is allowed, and vape stores can be found in virtually any city if you need to stock up on e-liquids or other supplies. What you need to know: Norway is strange, in terms of vaping I`m sure the country is beautiful! Vaping is allowed, but the sale of nicotine-containing products is not. Norwegians can buy vaping products containing nicotine abroad, but only if they can prove it to help them quit smoking. If you travel to Norway, the rules are just as vague. If you plan to stay for a while, you will need a medical certificate to show that vaping will help you quit smoking. Without it, your device and liquids can be confiscated.
If you`re taking a shorter trip, you shouldn`t have any problems. What you need to know: It seems Taiwan has banned e-cigarettes and e-liquids. Section 14 of the Tobacco Risk Prevention Act prohibits you and you are no longer allowed to import vaping products. E-liquids containing nicotine are now classified as medicines. If you intend to transport nicotine-containing liquids into the country, you must apply for approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health and Welfare. What you need to know: Vaping is allowed and there are very few restrictions. Smoking is prohibited in public places such as shops, bars and restaurants, but vaping has not been included in this regulation. Vaping supplies can be picked up during your visit to Bulgaria and in a rapidly growing market, you should see some brands you know. The only restrictions that apply are the ban on cross-border sales, which means that you cannot import goods from outside Bulgaria. This won`t be a problem if you`re just visiting the country. One of the least vape-friendly regions in the world with several big tourist favorites very anti-vaping.
Direct bans exist in large parts of the continent and where there are no bans, the laws are not clear. If a country bans smoking in public, you`re always safer if you assume the ban also covers vaping. Airport smoking rooms are becoming increasingly rare, and they are even rarer these days given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the need to enforce social distancing rules. Also, you should completely avoid vaping in Latin American countries that have banned vaping, although smoking is still allowed in those countries. What you need to know: At the time of writing (January 2018), there does not appear to be any known regulation covering vaping. Major cities and tourist hotspots have vape shops and there are currently no problems with transporting your device and liquids when you travel to Morocco. What you need to know: Unlike its neighbors, New Zealand has a much more progressive attitude towards vaping, more in line with the UK. Towards the end of 2017, the. New Zealand has few restrictions on vapers and vape shops are plentiful if you need to stock up on supplies. What you need to know: Austria largely follows EU TPD laws and is therefore quite similar to the UK`s vaping policy.
The vape market is quite strong and you shouldn`t have any trouble buying supplies during your visit. We cannot confirm that this information is 100% correct as we did not have the chance to visit Brazil. While we believe this is a fair assessment of the situation, we always advise caution. If you plan to bring your steam equipment to Brazil, we recommend that you only take with you anything that does not bother you, possibly confiscated by the authorities. What you need to know: Vaping is common in Malta and it`s easy to get supplies when you need them. E-cigarettes are classified as tobacco products and therefore the same rules should apply. We are saying that, as in 2015, a fine imposed on a woman for vaping in an enclosed public space has been overturned by the courts. Their conclusion was: «The smoking ban only applies to tobacco products, not e-cigarettes.» We`re not suggesting you test the theory, so the best advice is to follow the local`s lead or ask a staff member if you`re in a restaurant, bar or café. Another continent of contrasts with Australia, which is heading towards a total ban and New Zealand embraces vaping. What you need to know: The sale, advertising and importation of e-cigarettes is prohibited.