With the rapid spread of COVID-19, the epidemic in Europe and the United States is extremely serious. Under the impact of this pandemic, most cities in those countries have gradually recorded the state of empty cities so with the other countries.


The E-cigarette online sales website, RzSmoke, is still available for purchase as well as the main offline sales channels, such as convenience stores and gas stations.


VPZ, the UK’s largest e-cigarette retailer, closed all of its 155 stores nationwide as of March 24 following warnings from the government and the World Health Organization.

Thus, according to the Press Association (UK), British regulators were concerned about the health risks of Covid-19 for smokers to continue using traditional tobacco, so they permit vapor-like E-cigarette chains to remain open and meet consumers demand.


In the face of the Covid-19 outbreak, VapingPost reported that on March 14, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe declared a Level 3 Covid-19 alert. All non-essential stores closed except restaurants, pharmacies and tobacconists, E-cigarette stores are not allowed to remain open. Anyway, consumers may order thru delivery or pick-up. In addition to that, under an amendment to the ordinance, shops will be deemed “of public interest”and were allowed to reopen as long as they take all necessary precautions to avoid the spread of the virus.


In an effort to contain the epidemic, the Italian government has taken drastic measures, such as banning all public gatherings, closing schools and restaurants. Initially, the list included e-cigarette stores, but the ban has been lifted now.

Dr Riccardo Polosa, a world-renowned scientist on reducing the dangers of e-cigarettes(heat not burn herbal sticks) and tobacco, has successfully persuaded the Italian government to absolve itself from closing e-cigarette stores.
On March 13, the Ministry of Health and Italian Prime Minister issued a statement saying that in addition to tobacco shops, e-cigarette shops will also be permited to operate.


Similar to Italy, e-cigarette shops are included as living necessity and can continue to operate during and outbreak.


On March 23, Ontario Premier Doug Ford released a list of essential services for the industry operating points that will continue to operate during the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the Canadian Electronic Cigarette Association (CVA) urged the government to keep e-cigarette stores open during the outbreak. This encourages as well doing online ordering and payment to eliminate cash processing and reduce physical interaction.


A small country in southern Europe: Purchases are allowed thru delivery.

The outbreak in Europe and United States is still in progress and the measures taken by the government encounters dynamic adjustment. This virus is the enemy of all mankind. Let us wish all countries in the world an early victory and prosperity over this outbreak.

And lastly, information’s are limited please leave a message below for any corrections! We encourage E-cigarette practitioners as well to leave comments below to supplement. Thank you very much!