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.
5th October 2022
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has updated the excise duties and prices of six flavours of heated tobacco consumables.
27th September 2022
Italy: The far-right Brothers of Italy party (Fratelli d’Italia) took first place in Sunday’s election with over 26% of the vote, and is likely to form a coalition with other right-wing parties, Forza Italia and the League. In the past, right-wing parties have generally supported a more lenient regulatory approach to new nicotine products, with Matteo Salvini, leader of the League, in particular being supportive of the tobacco-alternatives sector.
16th September 2022
12th September 2022
5th August 2022
Italy: One new flavour of heated tobacco consumables has been notified to the Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM), which has also updated the excise duty on six flavours.
25th July 2022
Italy: The Lazio Administrative Tribunal (TAR) has temporarily suspended a decree introducing retroactive notification fees for tobacco products due by 30th July following an appeal by the vaping industry association Anafe. The judges said the Ministry of Health had enacted the decree more than five years after the deadline set by the decree transposing the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into Italian law. The TAR will rule on the legitimacy of the decree on 18th November.
25th July 2022
Italy: Prime minister Mario Draghi has submitted his resignation and dissolved Parliament after the right-wing parties withdrew their support in the Senate. The next elections are due in September 2023 and the far-right Brothers of Italy are currently ahead in the polls, followed by the Democratic Party, League and Five Star parties. In the past, right-wing parties have generally supported a more lenient regulatory approach to new nicotine products.
30th June 2022
21st June 2022
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has updated the list of websites that do not comply with restrictions on advertising and long-distance sales of tobacco products. Websites that are still non-compliant on 23rd June will be blocked by the ADM.
14th June 2022
Italy: The Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM) has updated the retail prices and excise duties on heated tobacco consumables.
8th June 2022
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