Regulatory briefing / Europe

This page covers all of our European regulatory news briefings. These include all stories relating to individual European countries, as well as more general updates and briefings from the continent as a whole. These range from changes and developments in legislation and restrictions to new proposals and policy developments.

ASH report: half as many vapers as smokers in UK; dual users down

24th September 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Northern Ireland
United Kingdom
Market Research
Regulatory briefing

New data has been published by UK anti-smoking charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) to show that there are now half as many vapers in the UK as smokers, with 3.6million people vaping compared to 7.2m smokers in 2018 – and the majority of those vapers are ex-smokers.

Vaping and HnB tax revenues rocketing in crisis-hit Italy

2nd September 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Tax revenues from e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HnB) products raised €172.6m in Italy in 2018, a big increase over previous years. Meanwhile, there are fresh doubts over the political future