Slovakia transposed the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into national law in 2016: the Act on Production, Labelling and Sale of Tobacco and other related products. The bill to regulate nicotine-free e-cigarettes is being considered in parliament. E-cigarettes are not subject to excise taxation; however, there are discussions on their possible taxation. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the current regulatory regime for e-cigs and their related products in Slovakia, covering everything from product and labelling requirements to retail channel restrictions, advertising laws and sanctions.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- Slovakia: the basics
- National regulatory framework
- Age restrictions
- Product restrictions
- Labelling and packaging
- Obligation to notify
- Retail channel restrictions
- Public usage
- Advertising and marketing
- Relevant laws
- Relevant bodies
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