Vap'News offers you flash news about the e-cigarette for Monday 20 May 2019 day. (Update the news at 08h31)
PHILIPPINES: TOWARDS A TOTAL BAN OF E-CIGARETTES IN THE COUNTRY!
A total ban on e-cigarettes in the Philippines is one of the options that the Duterte administration could consider given the proliferation of unregulated vaping devices, the Ministry of Finance said. (See article)
SAUDI ARABIA: A SPECIAL TAX ON ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES!
Saudi Arabia has imposed special taxes on electronic cigarettes, vape and non-alcoholic beverages. This measure extends a similar tax introduced in 2017 as part of the royal efforts to reduce the budget deficit caused by oil prices that plunged in recent years. (See article)
FRANCE: THE TOBACCO TRACEABILITY OBLIGATION COMES INTO FORCE!
Packets of cigarettes and other tobacco products imported or manufactured in Europe will be assigned a unique code. Manufacturers will fund tagging and tracking. The objective is to fight against tobacco trafficking. (See article)