Iceland to regulate e-cigs, focusing on flavours that may attract children

A delayed bill to restrict the marketing of flavoured e-cigarettes “that may appeal to children” in Iceland will be introduced to the country’s parliament in March.

The bill also aims to extend similar rules applied to e-cigarettes and refills to nicotine pouches.

Notifications must be submitted to the Housing and Civil Engineering Institute six months before domestic marketing of the product is planned, except for nicotine-free products, which are exempt from the notification process.

Iceland is undertaking further work to regulate alternative tobacco products at the same time.

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Antonia Di Lorenzo

Assistant news editor/senior reporter
Antonia is a member of the editorial team and holds a masters degree in Law from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. She moved in 2013 to London, where she completed a postgraduate course at the London School of Journalism. In the UK, she worked as a news reporter for a financial newswire and a magazine before moving to Barcelona in 2019.

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