Prohibits the Importation, Distribution, Selling, Possession, Use of Electronic Cigarettes within the Republic of Palau.
“E-cigarettes” means any product or product component (refill liquids, cartridges, capsules, electronic devices, or other components exclusively of use for e-cigarettes) designed to deliver nicotine and/or other chemicals to the user via an aerosol or vapor by heating a solution that a user inhales.
Any person who imports or purposefully sells or distributes to any minor (person under 21 years), or to a person who he knows will supply them to a minor, shall be imprisoned for up to 1 year or fined not more than $20,000 (USD) or both.
Any person who sells or distributes e-cigarettes, may be imprisoned for up to 1 month or fined not more than $1,000 or both.
Any traveler who voluntarily surrenders any e-cigarettes at points of entry into Palau shall not be convicted for their import.
No person shall purchase, possess, or consume an e-cigarette within Palau.
1st violation: up to $50
2nd violation: up to $200
3rd violation: up to $400
Subsequent violations: up to $500- or 24-hours incarceration
No airline allows smoking conventional tobacco or using e-cigarettes (vaping) in flight.
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To keep our people healthy and our environment clean in a Pristine Paradise, we aim to: