Are you planning on taking a trip across the world in the near future, especially now that COVID restrictions have started to let up? If so, it’s important to make sure that your destination has a friendly attitude toward hemp vaping. Believe it or not, there are countries around the world where vaping is banned and subject to legal consequences. Of course, if you’re an avid hemp vaper, you’ll want to avoid countries in which this activity is illegal in order to avoid criminal punishment.
Good news is that there are a lot of countries in which CBD vaping is perfectly legal. In fact, a handful of countries are actually more friendly toward vapers than what we’re used to in the United States.
Countries in Which Hemp Vaping Is Banned
Before we reveal the most vape-friendly countries, it’s important that you know the countries in which vaping is illegal. This way, you can avoid getting into trouble while trying to enjoy your vacation.
- Thailand’s vaping laws are notoriously strict. Those who are caught vaping can be jailed for up to ten years.
- Similarly strict laws also exist in Cambodia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Lebanon.
- In Egypt, vaping is banned. While the laws aren’t as strict, you still might have to pay a hefty fine if you’re caught with a device in your hands.
- Only South Africa has legally authorized CBD. For other African countries/nations, the lack of laws as it pertains to the hemp plant seem to be prohibited there.
Most Hemp Vape-Friendly Countries Around The World
Anyone who takes their hemp vaping lifestyle seriously, will want to know more about these five countries below in which you can feel comfortable while vaping CBD.
In Germany, vaping is legal. It’s also legal to vape in public, meaning that you should expect to see some nice vape clouds as you walk along the streets. However, vaping products are not sold to those under 18 years of age. Of course, if you’re from the United States, you’re acquainted with this restriction.
“The Motherland” has a very liberal attitude toward vaping. For decades, Russia has been a country in which tobacco use isn’t looked down upon quite like it is here. Therefore, Russians is totally open-minded about CBD usage in general. In this country vaping is extremely popular. You can vape in public without fear of legal repercussions. It’s also fairly easy to purchase vaping supplies because of how popular hemp has become there.
Like Russia and Germany, Bulgaria has a friendly attitude toward those who like to vape. There are no restrictions when it comes to selling, purchasing, and using CBD vape products. This means that you can vape freely while visiting the country. Vaping in public is legal in Bulgaria, so you can enjoy your hobby outdoors without having to worry about getting into legal trouble.
England has a uniquely progressive stance on vaping, as their the government decided to make it easy for citizens to obtain vaping products. Their CBD vaping industry is booming as it’s easy to find a vape shop in order to purchase your supplies. With a few exceptions, vaping in public is perfectly acceptable. However, it’s not uncommon to get pulled over for vaping in a car. Why? Because there have been several accidents caused by vape clouds interfering with a driver’s ability to see the road in front of them.
In Sweden, CBD vaping is celebrated as something just as special as any other hemp-derived compound. If you visit this country, you’ll likely find that vape clouds are everywhere. Swedish citizens are typically friendly to those who want to vape in public. It’s also fairly easy to find vape shops in which you can purchase CBD vapes and other hemp-based products.
Enjoy You Next CBD Vaping Trip Abroad
Cannabidiol has many different avenues in terms of laws around the globe, which makes things quite complicated. Some countries legalize CBD completely, others on concentrations of no more than 0.3% THC, some ban it completely, and other countries have mentioned nothing about this cannabinoid.
If you want to be able to enjoy your vaping hobby overseas, choose any of these five countries as your destination. You’ll be pleased to find that you can vape freely during your stay.
Tip: Before you travel with CBD in general, it is advised that you check the laws that are enforced in that said country of destination.