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Ads must not promote the sale or use of tobacco or nicotine products and related paraphernalia unless they are cessation products. Ads must not promote delivery devices such as electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, or any other products that simulate smoking, or are otherwise designed for use with tobacco or nicotine products.
Advertisers can’t run ads that promote the sale or use of tobacco or nicotine products or related paraphernalia, including but not limited to: electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, or other products that simulate smoking. These products present known health risks and are potentially harmful to people. Advertisers can run ads that promote nicotine cessation products, as long as they are targeted to people 18 years or older.
This image is compliant because it promotes an anti-smoking campaign.
"Buy cigarettes and e-cigarettes here today!"
This image promotes an e-cigarette and is non-compliant.
This image shows hookah pipe imagery and is non-compliant.
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