From February 2022, subscribers can view and filter individual regulatory alerts per region. If you want to get our monthly compilations, visit our alerts round-up section.
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Tunisia: The Tunisian General Workers’ Union (UGTT) says it will oppose the privatisation of the state-owned National Tobacco and Matches Administration, press reports. Privatisation, which the government has reportedly promised the International Monetary Fund it will carry out, would end the state monopoly of e-cigarette production, marketing and supply.
27th October 2022
13th October 2022
Egypt: The Customs Authority has issued a circular making clear that e-cigarette devices that don’t contain liquid are subject only to 14% value added tax, as laid down by Law No. 13/2020; while e-liquid, with or without nicotine, is subject to tax of EGP2 ($0.11) per ml plus 10% of the price. This confirms ECigIntelligence’s analysis.
30th September 2022
28th September 2022
South Africa: The government has approved the submission to Parliament of the 2018 Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill, which will regulate e-cigarettes both with and without nicotine. Among other things, the bill – the latest version of which has not yet been published – proposes “100% smoke-free indoor” and some outdoor non-smoking and non-vaping areas, and strengthens the rules on packaging and health warnings.
23rd September 2022
20th September 2022
Egypt: A circular issued by the Customs Authority makes clear that the General Organisation for Export and Import Control (GOEIC) is responsible for testing e-liquids in the authority’s laboratories – located in Egyptian ports – to ensure they conform to Egyptian standards.
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