Slovakia: e-cigarette regulation, August 2023

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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Dmytro Korchahin

Senior legal analyst
Dmytro holds a masters degree in International and European Union Law from Vilnius University, Lithuania. He also has a masters in law from the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, Ukraine and in the management of foreign economic activity from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine. In 2019 he completed a four-month Erasmus+ exchange programme at the University of Barcelona, Spain. He started his PhD studies in EU environmental law at Vilnius University in 2021.

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