The Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 transposed the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) in the UK. It is expected to be reviewed in 2021. This report provides an overview of the current regime in place in the UK
In this March 2017 report on the UK market, we find that there is currently no national legal restriction on the public usage of e-cigarettes in the United Kingdom. Variations in interpretation of the TPD include a modification of the six month standstill period for launching new products, while Tank size limits for new products is 2ml and applies to all tanks, regardless of whether they contain nicotine when sold.
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.
There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page. Executive summary England’s much lighter-touch approach to regulation quite different to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Unsurprisingly, many UK organisations have strong views on e-cigarette regulation; some of the industry’s […]
There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page. Introduction As ECigIntelligence predicted, the British government has transposed the TPD with minimal additional restrictions. Distance sales will be permitted and registration will only be demanded for retailers who […]