April 7, 2021
The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather views of all stakeholders regarding the taxation of tobacco products.
March 2, 2021
The Council of Europe has asked the European Commission to review Directive 2011/64/EU ("Tobacco Tax Directive") in order to upgrade the regulatory framework of the internal market by harmonizing definitions and tax treatments of novel products, such as liquid for e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products.
May 31, 2019
Cancer research agency endorses the use of risk-based taxation as a means of reducing the harm caused by tobacco use
April 30, 2019
The WBG report on e-cigarette taxation is imbalanced and misinformed analysis.
July 26, 2018
Denmark’s Ministry of Taxation has issued an Executive Order creating a new excise tax category for heated tobacco. The communiqué announced amendments to Order No. 186 of 26 February 2013 which contains the basic outline of tobacco taxation for the Nordic country.
May 29, 2018
DG Taxation and Customs Union is seeking the views of economic operators and other stakeholders on the taxation of novel products.