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Cameroon

      

Brief Overview

As of a 2014 report on Cameroon by the World Health Organization there are currently no bans or regulations on e-cigarettes.

Although, we suggest that you at least abide by current smoking laws until further information is gathered from the embassy. (Available in the tab below)

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All Laws & Regulations

Cameroon became a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control on May 4, 2006.

Smoke Free Places: Smoking is prohibited in schools, universities and Ministry buildings. Smoking is not regulated in any other indoor public place, indoor workplace or on any means of public transportation.

All indoor workplaces

Smoking is Restricted

All indoor public places

Smoking is Restricted

All public transport

Smoking is Not Restricted

Government facilities

Smoking is Restricted

Hospitals

Smoking is Restricted

Residential healthcare facilities – public areas

Smoking is Restricted

Non-residential healthcare facilities

Smoking is Restricted

Childcare facilities/preschools

Smoking is Not Restricted

Primary and secondary schools

100% Smoke Free

Universities/vocational facilities

100% Smoke Free

Shops

Smoking is Not Restricted

Cultural facilities

Smoking is Not Restricted

Indoor stadium/arenas

Smoking is Not Restricted

Restaurants

Smoking is Not Restricted

Bars/pubs/nightclubs

Smoking is Not Restricted

Casinos

Smoking is Not Restricted

Hotels/lodging – public areas

Smoking is Not Restricted

Hotels/lodgings – guest rooms

Smoking is Not Restricted

Prisons/detention facilities – public areas

Smoking is Not Restricted

Trains, buses and other shared ground transportation other than taxis

Smoking is Not Restricted

Taxis (for-hire vehicle)

Smoking is Not Restricted

Commercial aircraft

Smoking is Not Restricted

Commercial watercraft

Smoking is Not Restricted

Public transport facilities (waiting areas for mass transit)

Smoking is Not Restricted

Private offices

Smoking is Not Restricted

Review Status

This country’s legal measures have not been reviewed by our staff or verified by in-country lawyers or tobacco control experts.

Relevant Links & Articles

Tobacco Control Laws: https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/country/cameroon/laws

Smoke Free Laws: https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/country/cameroon/sf-indoor

World Health Organization Tobacco Report: http://www.who.int/tobacco/surveillance/policy/country_profile/cmr.pdf

ATCA Industry Watch: http://atca-africa.org/en/cameroon

Tobacco Atlas Information: http://www.tobaccoatlas.org/country-data/cameroon/

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