Regulatory briefing / Ireland

This page covers all of our Irish legislative news briefings and industry updates. These range from developments in vaping regulation and restrictions to new policies and tax changes. The section also offers industry updates on legal battles, governmental changes, e-cigarette and flavour ban proposals, lobby updates, etc.

COP9 postponement buys time to consider evidence, say experts

30th April 2020 | Regulatory briefing |

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The postponement of the 2020 Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to next year could be good news for the tobacco alternatives sector

Anti-tobacco policies light up on World No Tobacco Day

31st May 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

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Health authorities around the world presented their policies against e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)

Right on deadline, Ireland transposes the TPD

20th May 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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The Republic of Ireland has succeeded in transposing the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) at the eleventh hour, with recently-appointed health minister Simon Harris signing the necessary regulations to come into force today.

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Almost half of member states are late with TPD transposition

20th May 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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Nearly half of EU member states look likely to miss today’s deadline for fully transposing the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into local law.

Updated infographic: the TPD and European e-cigarette regulation

3rd December 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

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This new infographic from ECigIntelligence examines the state of e-cigarette regulation and transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) throughout the European Union.

Ireland allows vaping in workplaces, but tightens ad rules

23rd September 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

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The Irish government has decided not to extend the country’s smoking ban to e-cigarettes, citing the lack of evidence for harm – but the advertising self-regulatory body in Ireland has taken a slightly harder line.

Sunshine and showers: the top e-cigarette stories in review

10th March 2015 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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As the change of seasons edged closer over February and early March, headlines in the e-cigarette sector were a sometimes confusing mix of storm clouds and sunshine.

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15th January 2000 | Regulatory briefing |

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