Regulatory reports / Italy

All of our full-length regulatory reports that cover Italy can be found on this page. These reports provide a detailed and comprehensive overview of the country’s regulations and restrictions in relation to e-cigs. In addition to a general outline of the regulatory landscape for the country, more specific regulations such as product restrictions or e-cigarette taxation are also covered.

Regulatory report: Italy

25th May 2020 | Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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This report offers a thorough analysis of the current regulatory regime in place in Italy for e-cigarettes, covering all aspects of law from age and product restriction to packaging and labelling, and advertising and tax

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

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

4th July 2018 | Regulatory reports |

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Heated tobacco
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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

Online sales now banned: Italy regulatory report

25th January 2018 | Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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In our latest look at the Italian market, we see that distance sales, including domestic and cross-border, are now banned under the latest amendment (known as the “Vicari amendment”) approved in the Italian parliament

New regulatory initiatives create uncertainty in Italian e-cigarette market

17th November 2017 | Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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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: minimum restrictions but tax on e-cigs with nicotine

19th May 2017 | Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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The Italian government has implemented the minimum level of restrictions required by the European Union’s (EU’s) Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). A tax of €0.393 (0.438 USD) per millilitre is imposed on all e-cig products that contain nicotine.

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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.

Heated tobacco in Europe: emerging regulation for a new category

26th October 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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This report examines the regulation of heat-not-burn (HnB) or heated tobacco products in Europe, as well as some of the broader regulatory issues that they raise. It considers their treatment under the TPD; the question of whether they are smoking or smokeless products; and issues such as labelling, advertising and taxation. A detailed case study focuses on Italy.

Italy: light-touch TPD transposition with minimal restrictions

21st October 2016 | Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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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.

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 […]

Italy in-depth: preparing for the TPD

31st December 2015 | Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Italy or the advanced search page.       Executive Summary   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 […]

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.