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6th March 2023
Luxembourg: Answering a parliamentary question on consumption figures and legal status of nicotine pouches, health minister Paulette Lenert today confirmed that neither national tobacco laws nor any other law applied directly to nicotine pouches, making them subject to general consumer laws. She said sales figures were not currently available, but that Luxembourg was in close contact with its neighbours and the European Commission to agree on action against nicotine pouches. “One option effectively consists in treating these products similarly to tobacco products,” Lenert said.
7th February 2023
Luxembourg: Opposition MPs Nancy Kemp-Arendt and Martine Hansen yesterday submitted a parliamentary question asking the Ministry of Health for sales and consumption figures for nicotine pouches. They also asked whether nicotine pouches are covered by any specific regulatory framework, since they do not come under the tobacco law, and whether the government plans to regulate pouches in a similar way to tobacco products.
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