In 2016 the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was transposed into Italian law. Under it, manufacturers and importers must notify any product they intend to introduce into the market six months prior to its launching.
This report is based on the last update of the notification list published in November 2019, which included all the products notified until then. The list includes nine product categories in which the 57,293 notified products are classified. However, categories are fairly confusing and repetitive, and some classification mistakes have been spotted. For that reason, ECigIntelligence has cleaned and recategorised all products in order to facilitate its analysis in the following categories.
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