Regulatory reports

This page includes all of our full-length regulatory reports. These provide a detailed overview of the current regulations for heated tobacco and other tobacco alternatives in individual countries. In addition to our country reports we also have reports on specific topics and products and the current rules around these, including modern oral products and other hybrid products.

Regulatory report: Croatia – heated tobacco

Written by Dmytro Korchahin || 19th January 2021 || Regulatory reports |

Croatia
Europe
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Broad regulation of heated tobacco, including taxation, is set to remain unchanged in Croatia for the currently foreseeable future. This report lays out the details of how that regulation applies ...

Regulatory report: Cyprus – heated tobacco

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 13th January 2021 || Regulatory reports |

Cyprus
Europe
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
Heated tobacco is regulated in Cyprus under the category of novel tobacco product. This report offers a detailed overview of the current regulatory regime for these products ...

Regulatory change in 2021: an assessment of future prospects

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 7th January 2021 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Australasia
Belgium
China
Denmark
EU
Europe
Germany
Hong Kong
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Netherlands
New Zealand
Russia
Serbia
South Korea
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Ukraine
World
Heated tobacco
Snus and oral
Regulatory reports
This report addresses the developments TobaccoIntelligence expects to see in regulation of heated tobacco and modern oral products around the world in 2021 ...

Regulatory report: Belgium

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 23rd December 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Belgium
Europe
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Snus and oral
Regulatory reports
This report on the current and near-future regulatory framework for tobacco-related products in Belgium covers heated tobacco (HnB), tobacco-free nicotine pouches and oral tobacco products ...

Regulatory report: nicotine pouches in five more US states

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 23rd December 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Alternative tobacco and nicotine products in Georgia
Illinois
Michigan
North America
North Carolina
Ohio
United States
Nicotine
Snus and oral
Regulatory reports
This report analyses the current and likely near-future regulatory framework for nicotine pouches in Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, and Michigan – the sixth to tenth largest in the US by population ...

Regulatory report: nicotine pouches in the top five US states

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 10th December 2020 || Regulatory reports |

California
Florida
New York
North America
Pennsylvania
Texas
United States
Nicotine
Snus and oral
Regulatory reports
This report looks at the regulatory framework for nicotine pouches in the five largest US states by population. A similar report will follow, covering the next five largest states ...

Regulatory report: Saudi Arabia – heated tobacco

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 9th December 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Saudi Arabia
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
A standard setting up new health warnings and packaging requirements for heated tobacco products in Saudi Arabia was introduced in September 2020. This report covers the regulatory regime for these products in Saudi Arabia ...

Regulatory report: Israel

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 18th November 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Israel
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
Heated tobacco products, including devices, are considered tobacco products in Israel and come under tobacco regulation. This report offers a detailed view of the current regime for these products ...

Regulatory report: Austria – heated tobacco

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 5th November 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Austria
Europe
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Heated tobacco products qualify as novel tobacco products in Austria, within the category of tobacco-related products under the Tobacco and Non-Smoker Protection Act (TNRSG) ...

Regulatory report: Lithuania – heated tobacco

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 23rd October 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Lithuania
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
Heated tobacco products, according to the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), are categorised in Lithuania as novel smokeless tobacco products. This report offers an overview of current regulation for these products ...

Regulatory report: China – heated tobacco

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 23rd September 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
China
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
Heated tobacco, like any other tobacco-containing product, is considered part of the Tobacco Monopoly in China and regulated as a general tobacco product. This report provides an overview of the regulatory regime ...

Regulatory report: New Zealand – heated tobacco

Written by Angela Jarosz || 14th September 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Australasia
New Zealand
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
The Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill will come into force in November 2020, regulating heated tobacco products in New Zealand for the first time ...

Regulatory report: Mexico – heated tobacco and tobacco alternatives

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 8th September 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Mexico
North America
Heated tobacco
Politics & policy
Snus and oral
Regulatory reports
Tobacco-alternative products are considered to be banned under Mexico’s General Law for Tobacco Control; nevertheless, an informal market persists and there are proposals to bring regulation to a confused legal area ...

Regulatory report: France – heated tobacco

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 5th August 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
France
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
Heated tobacco products are regulated in France as novel tobacco products. This report provides an overview of the current regulatory regime for these type of products in France ...

Regulatory report: Japan – heated tobacco

Written by Marija Obradovic || 18th June 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the current regulatory landscape for heated tobacco in Japan, where heat-not-burn (HnB) consumables are largely subject to tobacco legislation ...

Regulatory report: Italy – heated tobacco

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 15th June 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Italy
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
Italy was one of the first major markets for heated tobacco, which was first regulated and categorised in 2014. This report provides a detailed overview of the current regulatory regime for these products in Italy ...

Regulatory report: Poland – heated tobacco

Written by Angela Jarosz || 10th June 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Poland
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
This report offers a regulatory guide to the current regime for heated tobacco products in Poland, where HnB consumables are considered novel tobacco products ...

Regulatory report: Ukraine

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 28th May 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Ukraine
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
This report offers a detailed overview of the current regulatory regime in place in Ukraine for heated tobacco products, as well as an analysis of the possible upcoming near-future regulations ...

Regulatory report: Estonia

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 13th May 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Estonia
Europe
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
A new Amendment Act to the Tobacco Act and the Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act is due to come into force in Estonia, providing further regulation for heated tobacco products ...

Regulatory report: Australia

Written by Angela Jarosz || 11th May 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Australasia
Australia
Heated tobacco
Regulatory reports
This report offers an overview of the current regulatory landscape for heated tobacco products in Australia, focusing on age and product restrictions, advertising laws and taxation, plus more ...

Regulatory report: India – oral tobacco products

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 30th April 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
India
Snus and oral
Regulatory reports
This report offers an overview of the current restrictions in place in India for modern oral tobacco products, including product restrictions, marketing and advertising laws and more ...