Regulatory reports / Europe

Switzerland regulatory report

18th February 2019 | Regulatory reports |

Our updated report looks at the tobacco law that is likely to form the basis of future regulation of e-cigarettes and HnB products in a country that is in Europe but outside the EU

United Kingdom regulatory report

28th January 2019 | Regulatory reports |

The UK is still set to leave the EU, after which the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) will no longer apply but the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 will remain in force with minor amendments

E-liquids now taxed: Cyprus regulatory report

8th January 2019 | Regulatory reports |

In our latest look at regulations in Cyprus, we can see that a special procedure is applicable for “reduced-risk” claims of e-cigarette products, there is currently no notification fee and a tax on e-liquids and heated tobacco has been imposed

Czech Republic regulatory report

19th December 2018 | Regulatory reports |

This regulatory report on the Czech Republic includes updates on the regulatory landscape, product restrictions, labelling and packaging, obligation to notify, public usage, taxation, and enforcement

Luxembourg regulatory report

12th December 2018 | Regulatory reports |

This report on e-cig regulation in Luxembourg contains updates on age and product restrictions, labelling and packaging, obligation to notify, retail channel restrictions, future public usage, and enforcement

Lithuania regulatory report

26th November 2018 | Regulatory reports |

This report on e-cig regulation in Lithuania contains updates on age and product restrictions, obligation to notify, public usage, advertising and marketing, taxation, enforcement, and bills currently under debate

Vaping laws expanded: Germany regulatory report

30th October 2018 | Regulatory reports |

In our latest look at the regulatory landscape in Germany, we find a bill amending the German Tobacco Products Law is being considered which could prohibit all outdoor advertising, while a bill that would have extended restrictions to nicotine-free products has been dropped

Second highest notification fees in Europe: Denmark regulatory report

3rd September 2018 | Regulatory reports |

In our latest look at Denmark, we find that the country has the second highest notification fee in the EU, which amounts to about €4950 ($5771). The Danish Health Authority dismisses scientific evidence that e-cigarettes are an effective smoking cessation tool and even claims that e-cigarettes help to maintain the nicotine addiction and smoking habit.