Mexico and the problems with electronic cigarettes

Arriving in Cancún Mexico in a holiday with your Electronic Cigarette can cause you problems. The country has declared war on electronic cigarettes

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The health authorities of Mexico have seized more than 9,000 units of electronic cigarettes, which are banned in Mexico.

"These are products that have not been confirmed anywhere in the world to have the necessary safety, quality and effectiveness to replace tobacco use, but unfortunately people believe they are a viable means to quit when not There is evidence that it is so. " Said Alvaro PÃ rez Vega, commissioner of health operations for Mexico's COFEPRIS, according to the agency EFE.

The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) closed two businesses in the City of Mexico for the sale of electronic cigarettes. The product is prohibited in the country by the sanitary legislation.

Mexican authorities have confiscated 11,000 electronic cigarettes and accessories in the last two years. Officials say they are smuggled in mostly in Mexico through China.

 

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