Regulatory briefing / Switzerland

This page covers all of our Swiss regulatory news briefings and industry updates. These range from changes and developments in vaping legislation and restrictions to new proposals and policy developments. The section also offers industry updates on legal battles, tax proposals, e-cig ban implementations, 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)

No softening likely in WHO’s antagonism to e-cigs and HnB

4th October 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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The rhetoric coming out of the eighth Conference of the Parties (COP8) in Geneva suggests the World Health Organization is unlikely to give vaping products or HnB a role in its anti-tobacco policies any time soon

ENDS and means up for debate at WHO’s COP8 gathering

27th September 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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The role of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco will again be discussed next week at the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

WHO continues call for regulation as vaping increases

30th August 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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A new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights the growing popularity of vaping and continues the call for regulations to be put in place to deter younger people from starting to vape

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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.

Smaller Mediterranean nations lagging in TPD implementation

4th March 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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There is still significant confusion over the implementation of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). Despite the heavy impact it will have on the e-cigarette sector, a number of countries have still made little to no progress. See where everyone is with ECigIntelligence’s new implementation tracker.

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15th January 2000 | Regulatory briefing |

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