Germany’s draft TPD plans and beyond: January 2016


Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change


ECigIntelligence presents Germany’s draft Tobacco Products Directive implementation plans, with an eye to the future and what this means for the country’s e-cig industry.


The report covers in depth the current regulatory framework from now to post-TPD, through to advertising restrictions, and how regulation will change as a result of European Union regulation.



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