Venezuela declares war on electronic cigarettes

Posted on April 1, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Social Issues, Venezuela

Venezuela’s government threatened to punish with fines up to $ 8,400 for those who distribute or promote the so-called electronic cigarettes banned in the country for not having permits or corresponding health records.

Health Ministry sources reported Efe that the Venezuelan government has taken up a campaign launched in June last year against this product because they consider it clinically proven “efficiency” and “has not been checked for quality and safety of their ingredients “. Read Article

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