Regulatory reports / Italy

New regulatory initiatives create uncertainty in Italian e-cigarette market

17th November 2017 | Regulatory reports , Topic regulatory reports |

Uncertainty surrounds the Italian e-cigarette market, following a number of recent regulatory decisions and initiatives. These include a court decision on the long-running issue of whether to tax nicotine-free e-liquids; proposals to ban online sales and limit offline sales; a range of potential new tax regimes; and new powers to shut down non-compliant online sellers.

Italy: light-touch TPD transposition with minimal restrictions

21st October 2016 | Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Italy has adopted a light touch approach to implementing the European TPD regulations, with only minimum restrictions on the e-cigarette industry. There is only a limited ban on advertising, and no restriction on public use of e-cigs. Cross-border sales are prohibited, but domestic distance sales are allowed. Our report provides a full examination of all aspects of post-TPD e-cigarette regulation in Italy.

Italy in-depth: preparing for the TPD

31st December 2015 | Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

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  A draft legislative decree fully transposing the TPD is currently in the process of being enacted in the Italian Parliament. According to the draft, only the minimum restrictions required by the TPD will » Continue Reading.