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31st May 2023
17th April 2023
12th April 2023
Denmark: Health minister Sophie Løhde is planning to increase the tax on nicotine products, press reports. This comes after a study by the National Institute of Public Health at the University of Southern Denmark, which showed an increase in the use of nicotine and tobacco products among children and young people. According to the survey, 6.8% of children and adolescents in Denmark use e-cigarettes daily or occasionally. Løhde did not specify which products would be affected.
6th March 2023
Denmark: The government has sent a draft bill to the European Commission TRIS database introducing an executive order to expand requirements for notification of e-cigarettes and refill containers without nicotine, such as an e-cigarette ID for every product. The standstill period ends on 5th June.
13th February 2023
27th January 2023
22nd November 2022
Denmark: The Danish Safety Authority has started a campaign against illegal disposable e-cigarettes, especially targetting forbidden fruit flavours that may appeal to children and young people. Most fines issued so far have been aimed at websites, with 295 social media profiles closed down and 65 ads removed from platforms.
2nd November 2022
Denmark: In snap elections held yesterday, the centre-left bloc retained its power with Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen remaining prime minister. The government is likely to maintain its restrictive position on tobacco and vaping control.
3rd October 2022
30th September 2022
27th September 2022
Denmark: The health and finance ministries are setting up a combined task force to strengthen control over nicotine and tobacco products, focusing primarily on flavoured disposable e-cigarettes. Including members of the Danish Safety Technology Authority and the Consumer Ombudsman, it will aim to ensure that new product trends are addressed quickly.
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