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Italy: E-Cigarette Regulation

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  • 22 Pages
  • December 2023
  • Region: Italy
  • ECigIntelligence
  • ID: 5924613

The regulatory framework for vaping in Italy is somewhat more lenient compared to other world markets.

It consists of the following laws:

  • Decree implementing Directive 2014/40/EU regulates the manufacture, presentation and sale of e-cigarettes.
  • Law No. 128/2013 establishes restrictions on advertising and public vaping.
  • Decree No. 504/1995 regulates taxation of e-liquids.

This report offers a detailed up-to-date overview of the current regulatory framework for e-cigs and related products in Italy, covering all policy areas from taxation and advertising to product and retail channel restrictions.

The regulatory report will provide you with:

  • A clear and detailed understanding of current regulatory requirements affecting this sector in a specific jurisdiction, enabling you to be confident your business and your products are compliant.
  • The ability to plan ahead for specific regulatory changes.
  • Strategic understanding of the policy climate within the jurisdiction, enabling you to forecast how it might affect business development.
  • Sources of further information, for example links to full texts of legislation and contact details for relevant government offices.

Table of Contents

  • Executive summary
  • Outlook
  • Italy: the basics
  • National regulatory framework
  • Age restrictions
  • Product restrictions
  • Labelling and packaging
  • Obligation to notify
  • Retail channel restrictions
  • Public usage
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Taxation
  • Sanctions
  • Relevant laws
  • Relevant bodies