Regulatory report: EU menthol ban to come into force in May



1 Menthol-flavoured cigarettes
2 Roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco
3 Exceptions




In May 2020, menthol-flavoured cigarettes and roll-you-own tobacco will be banned in the European Union, which follows a broader ban on flavours as outlined in the Tobacco Products Directive. However, heated tobacco products are one of the alternative tobacco products that are exempt from this ban. This report provides a useful overview of the upcoming ban along with details of the previous broader one, and offers comprehensive answers to some of the more important questions around the subject.

No. of pages: 4

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