Could the TPD allow for reduced-risk claims?



  • Executive summary
  • Introduction: Reduced-risk and medical licenses
  • Article 13 of the TPD
  • Case study: Cyprus
  • What can be done with an authorisation
  • Interpretation of ‘reduced risk’ by EU member states
  • Parallels with MRTPA


Nearly all EU member states have interpreted article 13 of the European TPD to ban all claims related to health in the absence of a medical certificate. However, there may be a pathway to a reduced-risk classification.

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