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Bans and Contemplated Bans on Tobacco and Vaping Products

May 7, 2020

During the pandemic, several governments have temporarily banned or restricted the sale of tobacco, vaping products and waterpipes, and experts are encouraging tobacco users to quit outright as a protective measure against COVID-19. But the tobacco and vaping industry is aggressively lobbying against some restrictions and encouraging users to stock up on tobacco products, while reportedly endangering the lives of tobacco factory workers.

See the status of various countries’ bans.