2nd May 2023
Dominican Republic: Members of the centre-left Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM), the ruling party, have reaffirmed support for a bill to regulate e-cigarettes and heated tobacco devices, including banning their sale to under-18s, press reports. The bill also has the backing of the opposition Fuerza del Pueblo (People’s Force) party.
16th December 2022
- Dominican Republic: The special commission of the Chamber of Deputies working on the bill regulating heated tobacco and electronic cigarettes held a meeting yesterday with doctors and medical organisations from different specialisms in order to discuss their views in relation to these products, press reports. The president of the Dominican Society of Neurology, Santiago Valenzuela, said that heated tobacco products help those who are addicted to combustible cigarettes, due to the fact that they are less harmful.