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  • September 12, 2023
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Swiss | Draft Ordinance on tobacco products and electronic cigarettes (OPTab)

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Title of document - Draft Ordinance on Tobacco Products and Electronic Cigarettes (OPTab)

Description - This preliminary draft ordinance on tobacco products and electronic cigarettes regulates in particular: - the definition and classification of similar products (such as herbal heating products, nicotine snuff products or products without tobacco for water pipe) as well as the specific requirements for these products; - the presentation of the warnings defined in the LPTab; - the content of the combined warnings for tobacco products for smoking and tobacco-based smoking products of plants; - the obligations of companies, in particular the duty of self-inspection and declaration of products; - the tasks of the enforcement authorities, in particular controls and test purchases

Notifying member: Switzerland

Notification: G/TBT/N/CHE/281

Objective tag
Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection (TBT); Consumer information, labelling (TBT); Protection of human health or safety (TBT)



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