Regulatory reports / Germany

Our complete analysis of the vaping regulation in Germany is presented in our regulatory reports page. This section provides in-depth intelligence on the German regulatory landscape including data on e-cigarette taxation, product and retail channel restrictions and compliance requirements. Deep dive into other regulatory aspects such as labelling and packaging, age restrictions, public usage, etc.

Global tobacco harm reduction policies: selected country overview

11th November 2019 | Regulatory reports |

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This report provides an overview of harm-reduction policies with regards to tobacco use from 18 selected countries from around the world

Heated tobacco taxation in the EU: classification, rates and structures

26th April 2019 | Regulatory reports |

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We examine heated tobacco tax laws in EU countries where HnB products have been launched or specific laws introduced, and what would happen in countries where neither has yet occurred

Vaping laws expanded: Germany regulatory report

30th October 2018 | Regulatory reports |

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In our latest look at the regulatory landscape in Germany, we find a bill amending the German Tobacco Products Law is being considered which could prohibit all outdoor advertising, while a bill that would have extended restrictions to nicotine-free products has been dropped

Heated tobacco taxation in the EU: classification, rates and structures: 2018

4th July 2018 | Regulatory reports |

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Heated tobacco products generally benefit from a more benign tax regime in Europe than vapour products. Our report examines tax laws in EU countries where HnB products have been launched

German controversy highlights TPD notification requirements

29th May 2018 | Regulatory reports |

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A legal controversy between two of Germany’s major e-cig importers and retailers over the notification requirements of the German version of the TPD could help to clear up a partly unresolved question about the regulation

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European e-cig product notifications expected to top 140,000

27th February 2017 | Regulatory reports |

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Europe’s e-cigarette manufacturers and importers had submitted more than 70,000 individual products to the European Union Common Entry Gate (EU-CEG) by the end of 2016 – and that number is expected to have rapidly doubled.

Germany: post-TPD regulation

13th January 2017 | Regulatory reports |

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The future of e-cigarette regulation in Germany is becoming clearer since the transposition of the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), but the country’s separate states still have some autonomy is setting the rules.

European retailers face complex rules on in-store marketing

20th September 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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ECigIntelligence has taken an in-depth look at the current situation for e-cigarette point of sale advertising in six of the biggest e-cig markets in Europe, offering guidance on what can and can’t be done in-store. It is important to take into account that regulation is still developing in many countries, and enforcement and interpretation by authorities is still to be seen.

Exclusive Platinum subscriber download: the TPD era guide

18th August 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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ECigIntelligence recently published a new guide to Europe’s post-Tobacco Products Directive era, a 152-page book packed with information every e-cig business needs to conduct business in the world’s largest economic area. ECigIntelligence Platinum subscribers can download a complimentary copy of The TPD era: e-cigarette regulation in Europe – 2016 and beyond. Non-Platinum subscribers can download a […]

Germany’s post-TPD journey begins; further rules on the way

1st June 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Germany or the advanced search page.         Executive summary   On 20th May, the European Union’s (EU’s) Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) came into force in Germany, regulating e-cigarettes as tobacco-related products. A draft proposal extending the advertising ban and […]

Updated: Germany’s draft TPD plans and beyond

19th January 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

E-cigarette regulation in Germany: the draft TPD plans and beyond

14th October 2015 | Regulatory reports |

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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

In depth: Belgian e-cig market and regulation, March 2015

16th March 2015 | Regulatory reports |

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Market analysis • Market size • Consumption patterns • Pricing • Sales and distribution • Brands • Raw materials and manufacturing • Regulatory analysis • Medical regulation • Personal use exemption • Public place usage • Advertising • Regulatory outlook – policy change? • Regulatory authority

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In depth: Germany regulatory update September 2014

29th September 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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Current legal and regulatory framework • Legislation under consideration • Case law on medical/pharmaceutical status of e-cigs • Case law on e-cigs as tobacco products • Import restrictions • Public use and advertising restrictions • TPD implementation • Appendix: Primary lower court cases – medical/pharmaceutical status •
Appendix II: Primary lower court cases – tobacco equivalence • Appendix III: Potential e-cig restrictions

In depth: regulatory and market impacts of the European TPD

25th May 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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The first comprehensive report on e-cigarettes in the European Union is now available to all ECigIntelligence subscribers.