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e-Cigarette Regulatory report: Dominican Republic

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  • 11 Pages
  • July 2021
  • Region: Dominica, Dominican Republic
  • ECigIntelligence
  • ID: 5403201
There is no specific law regulating the sale, manufacture, supply, use, display and advertising of e-cigarette products in the Dominican Republic.

This report outlines possible scenarios for their future regulation.

In practice, there are barriers to the entry of e-cigarettes into the country, as they have been confiscated by customs officials at airports.

There is currently no specific tax on e-cigarettes.

The Dominican Republic is one of the few nations that has not signed up to the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).

Table of Contents

1 Executive summary

2 Outlook

3 Dominican Republic: the basics

4 National regulatory framework

5 Age restrictions

6 Product restrictions

7 Labelling and packaging

8 Obligation to notify

9 Retail channel restrictions

10 Public usage

11 Advertising and marketing

12 Tax

13 Sanctions

14 Relevant laws

15 Relevant bodies