Tobacco and related products
Formulation aid for the draft Second Act amending the Tobacco Products Act
Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing Directive 2001/37/EC was transposed by the Tobacco Products Act and the Tobacco Products Ordinance enacted on the basis of this Act.
Furthermore, nicotine-free electronic cigarettes and refill containers are also to be regulated, if this is necessary in order to protect consumers from adverse health effects. Provision is made for additional bans on advertising in relation to tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and refill containers.
Key words: nicotine-free electronic cigarettes and refill containers, bans on advertising