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10th May 2023
9th May 2023
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has told TobaccoIntelligence that Article 39-ter of Legislative Decree 504/1995 extends the tax framework for heated tobacco to heated herbal products. The heated herbal product price needs to be registered with the ADM, excise duty applies as to heated tobacco, and products must bear a tax stamp. The tax warehouse framework also applies.
21st April 2023
18th April 2023
Italy: The Market and Competition Authority (AGCM) has launched an investigation into British American Tobacco (BAT) and Amazon over alleged misleading advertising of the Glo Hyper X2 heated tobacco device. According to the AGCM, promotion for the device omitted information or provided misleading information about the health risks of using it.
11th April 2023
21st March 2023
Italy: The Council of Ministers has adopted a bill to delegate a tax reform to the government. Among other things, it aims to review the administrative procedures for the sales network for tobacco products, e-cigarettes and nicotine pouches. The bill should come before Parliament in May.
14th March 2023
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has published a notice issued to retailers last week telling them to suspend sales of nicotine pouches until the Ministry of Health has analysed the content and safety of those currently on the market.
7th March 2023
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has told retailers to suspend the sale of nicotine pouches until the Ministry of Health has analysed the content and safety of those currently on the market, media reports. No official notice to that effect has been published on the ADM website.
6th March 2023
Italy: The Ministry of Health will present a bill to Parliament soon to eliminate smoking rooms in public places and extend the smoking ban to outdoor bars, restaurants, public transport stops, and public parks frequented by children and pregnant women, media reports. The bill would also equate vaping and heated tobacco use to smoking.
3rd March 2023
2nd March 2023
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has issued a circular with detailed instructions for monthly reporting of nicotine pouch excise stamps.
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