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Germany: The amendment to the Federal Non-Smoking Protection Act that explicitly forbids the use of heated tobacco in enclosed vehicles in the presence
Germany: The Bundestag has passed the Disposable Plastic Fund Ordinance, which sets tax rates and a points system (whereby points are awarded for cleaning,
Germany: In a preliminary ruling request to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) from the Düsseldorf Fiscal Court regarding the compatibility of
Germany: Federal drugs commissioner Burkhard Blienert has called for further restrictions on tobacco and nicotine advertising and sponsorship. He said: “Existing gaps in advertising regulation must be
Germany: Last Friday, 21st July, the third amendment of the Tobacco Products Law, which transposes the heated tobacco flavour ban imposed by EU
Germany: Burkhard Blienert, federal commissioner for addiction and drugs, told an annual reception in Berlin that it is “urgently necessary to close existing
Germany: In answer to a question put by Bundestag member Rita Hagl-Kehl of the governing Social Democratic Party (SPD), state secretary Ophelia Nick said the
Germany: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment have notified through the European Commission’s TRIS database an ordinance on the tax
Germany: Federal drug commissioner Burkhard Blienert has called for stricter rules on tobacco advertising, after a survey of 1,383 people conducted by the Federal Drug
Germany: The federal drug commissioner, Burkhard Blienert, has called for stricter rules on the advertising of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and heated tobacco,
Germany: Following a small inquiry made by MP Simone Borchardt from the opposition CSU/CDU party, asking about how the federal government assesses nicotine-free
Germany: As of 1st January 2023, heated tobacco tax increased. Heated tobacco tax consists of a combination of the tax rate for pipe
Germany: According to a survey held by the Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the largest biomedical research institute in Germany, more than three quarters of
Germany: The federal government has introduced the Disposable Plastic Fund Bill, in which manufacturers of single-use plastic must pay an annual fee into a central
Germany: Following a meeting last week when members of the Bundestag discussed a smoking cessation study financed by the Federal Joint Committee, the body responsible
Germany: The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has released an updated risk assessment report about nicotine pouches. Using 44 samples, the authority concluded
Germany: A study by scientists from the Federal Institute of Risk Assessment (BfR) has concluded that specific regulation for tobacco-free nicotine pouches is advisable, including nicotine
Germany: Today (30th June) is the deadline for tobacco product manufacturers and importers to submit their annual market data report on heated tobacco
Germany: The Federal Council (Bundesrat) sent a bill to the national parliament (Bundestag) to ban smoking in closed vehicles in the presence of children and