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From February 2022, subscribers can view and filter individual regulatory alerts per region. If you want to get our monthly compilations, visit our alerts round-up section.

30th November 2022 - Europe, Slovenia |

Slovenia: A regulation setting out new excise duties for e-liquids was published today for consideration by ministers. It would increase the duty on nicotine-containing e-liquids to €0.19 per ml from 1st January, then to €0.21 per ml from 1st May 2023, and to €0.23 per ml from 1st November 2023. For nicotine-free e-liquids, the duty would increase to €0.09 per ml from 1st January, €0.1 per ml from 1st May, and €0.11 per ml from 1st November 2023.

22nd November 2022 - Europe, Slovenia |

Slovenia: Concerns over the widespread use of e-cigarettes by minors were raised yesterday during a public conference held by the National Institute of Public Health, press reports. The conference, which brought together academics and public officials, heard that e-cigarettes were as dangerous as traditional cigarettes.

10th October 2022 - Europe, Slovenia |
Slovenia: On 5th October, the Ministry of Finance opened the comment period for a regulation that seeks to set out new applicable excise duties for e-liquids. The regulation proposes an increase of €0.01 per ml for nicotine-free e-liquids (from €0.08 to €0.09). For nicotine-containing e-liquids, currently taxed at €0.18 per ml, the new applicable excise duty would be €0.19/ml from 1st December 2022 to 31st March 2023, €0.20/ml from 1st April 2023 to 31st October 2023, and €0.21/ml from 1st November 2023. The comment period ends on 12th October 2022.
1st June 2022 - Europe, Slovenia |
Slovenia: The National Institute of Public Health yesterday (31st May) published an article in the context of the World No Tobacco Day, also celebrated yesterday. In it, electronic cigarettes are addressed as products “designed to attract young people in particular, mainly due to attractive aromas, new technologies, greater social acceptance, intensive promotion in various media and social networks, erroneous beliefs about the safety of use, etc”. The article also alerts on the increasing prevalence of usage of these products, calling this prevalence “worrying data”.
13th May 2022 - Europe, Slovenia |
Slovenia: Today, the minister of health officially presented via press conference the adopted Strategy for Reducing the Consequences of Tobacco Use - For Slovenia without Tobacco 2022–2030. As we previously reported, the policy paper calls for the urgent enactment of legislation that extends plain packaging to e-cigarettes, raises the minimum age for the purchase of e-cigarettes to 21, and bans flavoured vapour products, among others.
3rd March 2022 - Europe, Slovenia |
Slovenia: The government has published today a draft Strategy for Reducing the Consequences of Tobacco Use - For Slovenia without Tobacco 2022-2030, which is currently being discussed across ministries and agencies. The policy paper calls for the urgent enactment of legislation that extends plain packaging to e-cigarettes, raises the minimum age for the purchase of e-cigarettes to 21, and bans flavoured vapour products, among others.