The sale, manufacture, import, transport, storage and advertising of e-cigarettes remain banned in Brazil, electronic cigarette Devices (DEF), also known as e-cigarettes, also known as vape, pod, e-cigarette, e-ciggy, e-pipe, e-cigar and heat not burn (heated tobacco)

The agency said the standard does not address personal use, but prohibits the use of devices in closed, collective Settings. Failure to comply will be considered a health violation and will result in penalties such as warnings, suspensions, recalls and fines.

Representatives of Brazil’s cigarette industry demanded that the decision be based on science, and representatives of the tobacco industry also demonstrated, along with owners of nightclubs, bars and restaurants, and users of e-cigarettes