Regulation transposing 2014 EU Tobacco Products Directive into UK law on packaging and labelling, product contents and information disclosures, and advertising and sponsorship; only provision on product information disclosures included below. Amended by future legislation including legislation following UK’s EU exit; any amendments included below. See also Impact Assessment and Explanatory Memorandum for more information and background.
Made 18 April 2016, UK wide but Scotland currently considering whether to go further; came into force 20 May 2016 with a sell through period to 21 May 2017.
- Requires tobacco product producers to disclose ingredients and emissions information including when products are modified; specifies which information is needed.
- Requires tobacco product producers to disclose sales volume data and market research data.
- Requires producers to disclose supply of a novel tobacco product; specifies info needed.
- Requires e-cigarette producers to disclose sales volume data and market research data.