France relaxed over public spaces but advertising is banned



  • Executive summary
  • Regulatory landscape
  • National regulatory framework
  • Age restrictions
  • Product restrictions
  • Transition period
  • Voluntary standard
  • Labelling and packaging requirements
  • Obligation to notify
  • Other notifications
  • Retail channel restriction (including cross-border and distance sales)
  • Public usage restrictions
  • Advertising, sponsorship and promotion restrictions
  • Taxation
  • Enforcement
  • Case law
  • Sanctions
  • The missing pieces of the TPD


In this detailed report, we look at one of the world’s largest e-cig markets. France has transposed the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) in several pieces of legislation, starting with the Health Law, plus decrees and ordinances with more detailed product specific regulation for e-cigarettes.

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