Regulatory briefing / United Kingdom

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“Dark Web” warning as Europe gets wires crossed on cross-border sales

14th October 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

Proposed new rules intended to ease cross-border trade within the European Union threaten to create a catch-22 situation for e-cigarette retailers. While the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) allows EU member states to ban cross-border sales, the EU is working on proposals that could in effect force some e-commerce vendors to sell across borders.