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From February of 2022, subscribers will be able to view and filter individual regulatory alerts per region. If you want to get our monthly compilations, visit our alerts Round-up section.

18th March 2022 - Central America, Costa Rica |
Costa Rica: The Ministry of Health and the Costa Rican Social Security Fund asked the National Assembly to approve the bill that imposes neutral packaging for tobacco products, including e-cigs with or without nicotine, press reports. The bill also eliminates advertising and increases the size of health warnings from 50% to 80% of the package area. The bill has been under discussion in the Social Committee since September 2021.
16th March 2022 - Central America, Costa Rica |

Costa Rica: Yesterday was the deadline for payment of the tax on e-cigarettes, which applies to the device, accessories and e-liquids. Taxpayers who fail to comply are subject to a penalty of CRC231,100 ($361) plus daily interest.