Contact Us

DONGGUAN VERDE ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD

ADD: NO.5, SECOND FLOOR, BUILDING C, XILIU STREET 1, TECHNOLOGY ROAD, YINHU INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT, QINGXIA VILLAGE, QINGXI TOWN, DONGGUAN, CHINA

CONTACT US: Lily

EMAIL: info@greencig.com

Chinese Cities Consider E-Cigarette Bans

- Nov 26, 2018 -

Up until now, the manufacture, sale and use of e-cigarettes in China was largely unregulated. “E-cigarettes are regulated at most as an electronic device. It’s not regulated as a tobacco product, pharmaceutical product or medical device,” said Beijing-based e-commerce expert, Guo Tao.

 

However, the situation may be changing. Last April, Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province, included e-cigarettes in a new smoking regulation that bans smoking in public spaces. While earlier this month, Xi’an has implemented a new smoking regulation that encourages operators of businesses, such as restaurants, to implement their own e-cig regulations. Additionally, Beijing’s health authorities said they will be looking into e-cig studies in order to inform future policies on the devices.

Current regulations are not legally binding

With regards to sales, Chinese authorities including the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration issued a notice banning the sales of e-cigs to minors, however, this document isn’t legally binding. Hence why experts are saying that these regulations are not enough.

“The manufacturing, promotion, advertising, and sales of e-cigarettes should all be regulated. Use of e-cigarettes should be banned in public areas such as on public transportation, so that people don’t have to suffer from second-hand vapor,” said Wu Yiqun, deputy director of the Beijing-based think tank Research Center for Health Development,

Related News

Related Products

  • Orange Tobacco Heating Device
  • Rose Gold tobacco heating device
  • Purple Heated Tobacco
  • Grey Heated Tobacco
  • MCH Heated Tobacco
  • Portable Tobacco Heating Products