Order No. 2016-623 of May 19, 2016, Concerning Transposition of Directive 2014/40/EU on the Manufacture, Display and Sale of Tobacco Products and Related Products

20 May, 2016

COMMENTS: Order No. 2016-623 of May 19, 2016 transposes the EU Tobacco Products Directive 2014 (Directive 2014/40/EU) into national law by amending the Code of Public Health (Articles L3511 to L3515). Among other things, it requires plain packaging, amends provisions on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, amends provisions related to smoking in public places, and adopts regulations on electronic cigarettes (vaping) and non-tobacco smoking products.

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