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Italy: oral tobacco and nicotine pouch regulation, April 2023

A ban on all oral tobacco products except chewing tobacco is established in the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)-implementing decree, Legislative Decree 6/2016. Nicotine pouches were regulated in February 2022 with the approval of Law 15/2022, which created a new taxable product category in legislative Decree 504/1995, bringing them under the control of the Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM). Nicotine pouches do not fall under the TPD-implementing decree, and so are not considered either tobacco or tobacco-related products.

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the current regulatory framework in place in Italy for oral tobacco and nicotine pouches, covering all policy areas.

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Lorenzo Guaragna

Senior legal analyst
Lorenzo holds a masters degree in International Law from the University of Trento, Italy, where he specialised in aspects of European law. In 2017 he completed a six-month exchange programme with Erasmus+ in Tarragona, Spain. He has had work experience in the legal sector as an intern in a law firm and at the Court of Rovereto, Italy. He specialises in tobacco and novel nicotine products taxation, as well as traceability and security systems for tobacco products in the European Union.

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