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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.

11th July 2022 - Europe, France |

France: Senator Françoise Férat of the Centrist Union Group has submitted a parliamentary question to the minister for ecological transition asking whether he is considering banning disposable e-cigarettes. Férat said disposables encouraged consumption and increased the volume of waste, amounting to an “ecological disaster”.

6th July 2022 - Europe, France |

France: The National Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES) has published an updated list of notified e-cigarettes, which includes 81,809 products.

23rd June 2022 - Europe, France |

France: The National Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health Safety (Anses) has published an updated list of notified e-cigarettes, which includes 79,341 products.

21st June 2022 - Europe, France |

France: Following president Emmanuel Macron’s loss of a majority in the National Assembly, with the left-wing alliance led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon taking 131 seats and Marine Le Pen’s far-right Rassemblement National 89 seats, against the 245 held by Macron’s Ensemble! coalition, it will be difficult for the re-elected president to pursue his agenda which included no proposed change in policy on vaping products. During his unsuccessful presidential campaign, Mélenchon proposed getting tougher on tobacco smuggling, but neither candidate’s manifesto mentioned new nicotine products.

13th June 2022 - Europe, France |

France: The results of yesterday’s first round of voting in the National Assembly elections suggest the second round on 19th June will be a close contest between the left-wing alliance led by Jean-Luc Mélenchon and president Emmanuel Macron’s Ensemble! coalition, which risks losing its present majority. During his unsuccessful presidential campaign, Mélenchon proposed getting tougher on tobacco smuggling and aiming for a “zero tobacco” youth. Neither candidate’s manifesto mentioned vaping products.

1st June 2022 - Europe, France |
France: Public Health France has launched a platform called “Employers for Health”, which provides employers with data and tools for smoking prevention and health promotion in the workplace. The platform will allow employers to implement a smoking-prevention policy and improve employees’ health and well-being.
30th May 2022 - Europe, France |
France: Senator Francoise Ferat, from the Centrist Alliance, submitted a written parliamentary question to the minister for ecological transition and territorial cohesion about disposable e-cigarettes. She asked whether the government is considering a ban on the sale of such products since, according to the senator, they encourage consumption and increase the volume of waste in the environment.
6th May 2022 - Europe, France |
France:  The National Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES) has published an updated list of notified e-cigarettes, which includes 78,167 products.
6th April 2022 - Europe, France |

France: The National Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES) has published an updated list of notified e-cigarettes, which includes 76,309 products.

10th March 2022 - Europe, France |
France: British American Tobacco (BAT) has been ordered by a Paris court to pay a fine of €100,000 for illegal advertising of its vaping products on the internet and via social media following a charge brought by the National Committee Against Smoking (Comité National Contre Tabagisme, CNCT) and DNF-For a Zero Tobacco World (DNF-Pour un monde zéro tabac).
4th March 2022 - Europe, France |
France: The National Agency for Food, Environmental, and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES) has published an updated list of notified e-cigarettes, which includes 74,630 products.
21st February 2022 - Europe, France |
France: Senator Laurence Cohen submitted a written parliamentary question to the Minister of Solidarity and Health asking how he intends to reduce the widespread use of e-cigarettes among teenagers in middle and high schools and raise awareness of vaping products.