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.
16th March 2022
Switzerland: Answering a Federal Council consultation on possible e-cigarette taxation, the Swiss Tobacco Prevention Working Group has demanded that the tax should apply not only to e-cigarettes, but to all tobacco and nicotine products, based on nicotine content. They say products that are already taxed, such as heated and oral tobacco, should face an increase. The consultation is open until 31st March.
14th February 2022
Switzerland: The Federal Assembly must amend the Tobacco Products Act after a referendum on 13th February found 56.6% of voters in favour of the Children without Tobacco proposal to ban tobacco and vaping advertising that reaches children and young people. That includes point-of-sale displays except in specialist stores, advertising in newspapers, at open air events and on the internet. No date for implementation of the new rules has yet been announced.