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Implementing the Tobacco Products Directive (Directive 2014/40/EU)

In certain areas, the European Parliament and the Council have empowered the European Commission to adopt additional legislative acts to implement Directive 2014/40/EU. This legislation outlines in further detail the rules governing the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products, including:

The Commission will also adopt additional acts to:

  • Establish technical standards for the EU tracking and tracing system and security features

Implementation plan

The implementation plan provides further details and an indicative timeline for the adoption of implementing legislation under the Tobacco Products Directive.

Implementation activities

Implementation report