Spanish regulation: TPD looms, regions react, January 2016


Executive summary • Regulatory landscape • National regulatory framework • Age restrictions: current • Product restrictions: current • Labelling and packaging: current • Notification and surveillance obligations • Retail channel restrictions (including cross-border and distance sales) • Public usage • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law


Spain’s regulatory status, with the TPD moving ever-closer, is at an interesting stage; regulation at national level is broadly in line with the TPD, but the country’s many regions are able to create laws that affect the e-cig industry at a local level. Transposing the TPD is not a straightforward process.


ECigIntelligence’s report on Spain’s regulatory status looks at where the country is now, where legislation is likely to take it in the near future – and what obstacles might be found in its path.

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