Regulatory reports / Netherlands

This page includes our in-depth regulatory analysis of the Dutch country. Our regulatory reports provide a complete and extensive outlook of the compliance requirements and e-cigarette restrictions in the Netherlands. These include guidance on taxation, advertising and marketing restrictions, relevant laws, age restrictions, public usage and much more.

Regulatory report: Netherlands

10th January 2022 | Regulatory reports |

The Dutch government continues to implement all the anti-tobacco requirements of the National Prevention Agreement (NPA). This report details current and near future vaping regulations in the Netherlands

Netherlands: TPD followed closely, but some issues remain unresolved

20th October 2016 | Regulatory reports |

Regulation of vape products in the Netherlands follows closely the provisions of the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). But although the vaping industry is highly regulated, a few issues remain to be resolved, such as what laboratories will be accredited for product testing. This complete regulatory report examines in detail every aspect of e-cigarette regulation in the Netherlands.

Netherlands TPD report

5th February 2016 | Regulatory reports |

E-cigarettes are legal in the Netherlands, and are currently regulated as consumer products. But from May 2016, new regulations transposing the EU Tobacco Products Directive will enter into force. Our report examines current and future regulation of e-cigarettes in the Netherlands in detail.