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Egypt: The Ministry of Health has issued a warning against the use of heated tobacco, saying that studies have revealed the presence of harmful toxins
Spain: The incumbent Socialist Party (PSOE) has included the regulation of e-cigarettes and “sweetened tobacco-derived products” in its manifesto for the 23rd
Romania: The Ministry of Finance has told TobaccoIntelligence that the tax revenue from the heated tobacco excise duty amounted to RON269m (€54m) for
10th July 2023 - Europe |
Netherlands: The Rutte cabinet (a four-party coalition government) has collapsed due to internal disagreement, and elections are expected later in the year, media
10th July 2023 - World |
Egypt: The Egyptian Organization for Standards and Quality (EOS) told TobaccoIntelligence that it is developing two standards for electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS)
Vietnam: Trade ministry spokesperson Tran Thanh Trung told a media seminar that ministries were holding meetings to finalise a draft decree to regulate new tobacco
Uruguay: Economy minister Azucena Arbeleche has submitted a bill to the General Assembly that would impose a 70% tax on the retail price of
Sweden: The Public Health Agency has published a report that summarises the current knowledge around the harm related to tobacco and nicotine products, including
3rd July 2023 - Europe |
3rd July 2023 - Europe |
EU: In answer to a parliamentary question on the need for an EU tobacco regulation to address smoking in bars, restaurants and terraces, the
Ukraine: Resolution 618/23 from the Cabinet of Ministers comes into force tomorrow, 1st July. The resolution establishes new samples of excise tax stamps
Montenegro: As of 1st July 2023, as stipulated in the Excise Tax Law, the rate for heated tobacco will increase from €145
Netherlands: As of 1st July 2023, domestic and cross-border distance sales of tobacco products will be banned.
Belgium: The Royal Decree banning the sale of nicotine pouches and cannabinoid-containing pouches enters into force tomorrow, 1st July, for manufacturers and importers.
North Macedonia: The excise duty applicable to heated tobacco products will increase tomorrow (1st July) from MKD3,550 (€57.87) to MKD4,000 (€65.21) per kg
Belarus: As of 1st July 2023, a licence to sell non-tobacco nicotine-containing products (nicotine pouches) will be required.
Romania: A bill further restricting the advertising of heated tobacco products (HTPs) has been introduced by MPs from the National Liberal Party
Bulgaria: The Ministry of Finance’s draft state budget introduces a tax on “tobacco substitutes containing nicotine”, which would include nicotine pouches. The tax would be
Latvia: The Ministry of Health has confirmed to TobaccoIntelligence that the current regulatory framework does not cover heated herbal products. However, a bill
South Africa: The Portfolio Committee on Health has brought forward the deadline for written submissions on the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control
Hong Kong: Trans-shipment of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products is now allowed, following the adoption of the Import and Export (Amendment) Bill
Brazil: Following the July 2022 decision by the collegiate board of the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) to maintain the existing ban on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco,
Belarus: The Ministry of Taxes has issued a reminder that a licence to sell non-tobacco nicotine-containing products (nicotine pouches) and e-liquids will
Denmark: The minister of health, Sophie Løhde, has started negotiations within the ministry over preventive measures against young people’s usage of nicotine products and
South Africa: The Portfolio Committee on Health has opened the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill for written submissions from interested individuals and
Germany: Burkhard Blienert, federal commissioner for addiction and drugs, told an annual reception in Berlin that it is “urgently necessary to close
21st June 2023 - Europe |
EU: The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG-TAXUD) yesterday published its Annual Activity Report 2022, in which it says it “worked
Ukraine: The Cabinet of Ministers has approved new samples of excise tax stamps for domestically produced and imported heated tobacco products and
20th June 2023 - Europe |
EU: During the coordinators’ meeting for the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, minutes of which have been published today, a request was
Estonia: The government has introduced a bill to transpose Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2022/2100, adopting the directive’s exact definition of heated tobacco products (HTPs)
Estonia: Parliament has approved a bill to increase excise duty on heated tobacco consumables and nicotine pouches to €112.40 per kg in 2024, €118 per
Netherlands: Health minister Maarten van Ooijen has urged supermarkets not to look for ways to carry on selling tobacco and related products after