Is smoking allowed in Mauritius?

Smoking is prohibited on public transport and in most indoor public places. However, smoking is allowed in designated areas in indoor workplaces. In practice, smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas in only those workplaces that are office settings.

Can you take cigarettes into Mauritius?

(a) If a passenger is of 16 years of age or over he/she may bring in the following goods, free of customs duty: (i) tobacco (including cigars and cigarettes) not exceeding 250 grammes (ii) spirits not exceeding 1 litre (iii) wine, ale or beer not exceeding 2 litres in all.

How many people smoke Mauritius?

Almost one-third of adult men (18 years and older) in Mauritius smoke (32.4%), and only 2.6% of adult women smoke. This represents a significant decrease since 1998 when 42.1% of males and 3.2% of females were smokers. * Nearly all smokers in Mauritius (91%) are daily smokers.

Is vape legal in Mauritius?

There is no law addressing the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public places, workplaces, and public transport; therefore, the use of e-cigarettes is allowed.

Is Shisha legal in Mauritius?

Shisha smoking is as dangerous as cigarette smoking as it contains tobacco. According to the law, we do not have the right to import and produce Shisha tobacco in Mauritius.

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How many cigarettes can I bring into Mauritius?

Mauritius duty free

The following goods may be imported into Mauritius by travellers aged 18 and over without incurring customs duty: 250g of tobacco products. 1L of spirits and 2L of wine, ale or beer, or 2L of spirits if no wine, ale or beer. 4L of wine, ale or beer if no sprits.

How much cash can you bring into Mauritius?

Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Mauritian Rupee – MUR) and foreign currencies: amounts exceeding MUR 500,000. – or equivalent in foreign currencies must be declared.

Is rolling tobacco illegal in Mauritius?

Rolling papers is illegal and you can’t take rolled cigarettes. You cannot buy roll up cigarettes.

What is the purpose of the Tobacco Control Act?

To protect the public and create a healthier future for all Americans, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act), signed into law on June 22, 2009, gives FDA authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products.