The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) guide to compliant retailing of disposable vape products has been released. This has been certified by Trading Standards so should be considered official guidance. Download now at
From 21 January 2022 Poland has increased notification fees by 8.8% under Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). The fee levels are dependent on the size of the company and range from approximately £320 to £1,000 per SKU.⠀ ⠀ Full details can be found below…⠀ ⠀ For notifications submitted after 21 January 2022, the following fees apply:⠀ […]
Are you aware of the new rules which will affect products on sale in Italy? Starting 30 June 2022, all products sold in Italy must carry information on the packaging in Italian on how to dispose of the product properly. ⠀ ⠀ The rules require you to do the following:⠀ • Producers must indicate the […]
On 1 January 2022 Italy increased excise tax on e-liquids from 10% to 17%. Further increases are proposed which could see taxes reach 20% in 2023.
Lithuania joins Estonia, Finland, Hungary and Ukraine, in having a flavour ban for e-liquids in law. The Lithuanian rules come into force on July 1, 2022 and includes nicotine containing and nicotine free vape products. Denmark’s flavour ban will take effect April 1, 2022 and the Netherlands, is set to take effect July 1, 2022 […]
On 11 June the Germany Bundestag approved legislation to make smoking more expensive as of next year with an added tax.
You can help decide the fate of flavoured vape products in the USA. Following the recent discussion surrounding Marketing Denial Orders (MDO) for flavoured vape products, we’re seeking partners to join an independent study to help your products through PMTA. The FDA is concerned about the balance between the perceived dangers that flavours present to […]
Products containing nicotine are not allowed to be sold in Australia and local authorities now require you to list all the chemicals in your product range in a single list. As your compliance agency, we need permission from the flavour houses to release this data, so it’s best to get started now. If you need […]
Local authorities in Slovenia have started invoicing TPD notifications and increased their initial fees from €97 (£82 / $110) per SKU to an eye watering €864 (£730 / $975) per SKU with annual renewals being €250 (£212 / $280) per SKU. Brands selling in Slovenia can expect to start receiving their invoices in the near […]
The Czech Republic have made changes to their regulations which have just started to come into force. New requirements to notify zero nicotine products under TPD are now active although there is confusion as the legislation also enforces the 10ml bottle limit. At this time, it isn’t clear from the rules if that extends to […]