Environmental Labelling in Italy

2021-11-12T12:33:34+01:00 November 12th, 2021|Regulations|

In Italy, from the 1st January 2022, environmental labelling will be mandatory for all packaging. The obligation is provided for by Legislative Decree no. 116 of the 3rd September 2020 which transposes Directive (EU) 2018/851. The Italian decree provides that all packaging must be "appropriately labeled according to the procedures established by the UNI technical standards and in accordance with the determinations adopted by the European Commission, in order to facilitate the collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging, as well as to give correct information to consumers on the final destinations of packaging." The environmental labelling for single-component packaging intended for the Italian market, both for consumer and professional use, must contain the following information: The identification code of the packaging material according to Decision 129/97/CE Directions for proper waste collection, using the sentence "Raccolta [family of material which predominates by weight]" or indicate the family of material prevailing in weight, accompanied by the sentence "Raccolta differenziata", inviting the consumer to verify the provisions of the Municipality. Neutral packaging (non-printed packaging which does not include graphics or the affixing of any [...]

Norway: legislation on vaping products

2021-08-30T10:35:23+02:00 August 30th, 2021|Regulations, World|

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Norway is a member of the EEA and there is currently an ongoing process to incorporate the Tobacco Product Directive (2014/40/EU-TPD) into the EEA agreement. To date, vaping products are subject to different regulations based on nicotine content. […]

TPD: cross-border sales

2021-07-26T09:09:47+02:00 July 26th, 2021|Authorities, Regulations|

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Cross-border sales of vaping products are regulated by Article 20 Paragraph 6 of the TPD and by specific national regulations. Not all Member States therefore have the same position on this matter. Let’s find out more. […]

Waiting for TPD III….

2021-07-07T15:05:37+02:00 July 5th, 2021|Regulations|

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Before 2024 European elections, TPD II is expected to be substituted by a new directive that will reformulate the European approach towards tobacco-alternative products. Several documents, scientific studies and survey have been carried out in these years and they will likely be used to characterize the world of vaping. Let us explore in this post a scientific study on the changes in perception of the harmfulness of e-cigarettes before and after TPD. […]

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