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7th June 2023
Lithuania: The parliamentary Health Affairs Committee has approved a bill to amend the Tobacco Control Act by banning flavoured heated tobacco products, media reports. If adopted by parliament, the Seimas, it will come into force on 23rd October, fulfilling EU Commission Delegated Directive 2022/2100.
24th May 2023
Lithuania: The Seimas (parliament) has approved the government’s 12-year agenda on drug, tobacco and alcohol control, which aims to reduce supply and consumption, media reports. The document recommends that controls should be prepared and implemented at municipal level.
13th April 2023
Lithuania: The government yesterday approved a bill proposed by the Ministry of Health seeking to ban flavours in heated tobacco sticks and require health warnings on their packaging, media reports. If adopted by the Seimas (parliament), the bill will come into force on 23rd October, implementing the European Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2022/2100.
27th March 2023
13th March 2023
2nd March 2023
Lithuania: The Supreme Administrative Court yesterday upheld a lower court’s decision to approve a fine imposed by the Department of Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control on Philip Morris Baltic for hidden advertising of Iqos, media reports. The court said the company had secretly distributed information on tobacco products in order to promote sales of its heated tobacco system, misleading consumers by giving the impression that a non-tobacco product was being advertised.
2nd February 2023
9th January 2023
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