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Conventional Products

Cigarettes, cigarillos and cigars as well as pipe and fine cut tobacco are among the traditional smoking tobacco products in Germany, but smokeless products such as snuff and traditional chewing tobacco also have a long tradition in this country.
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Next Generation Products

The tobacco and nicotine industry is currently going through a major transitional phase. Increasing public health awareness, new social attitudes and the rapid development of new technologies have ensured that, in addition to the traditional tobacco products, there is now a large selection of new products, so-called Next Generation Products.
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Tobacco market Data

Information on tobacco tax, sales of tobacco products and smuggling. Data on e-cigarettes will follow in autumn 2020.
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Ingredients

Ingredients are all substances or components that are part of a finished product: the tobacco, additives and flavourings,
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Protection of Minors

Children and adolescents are not in a position to correctly assess the risks of smoking. Smoking is rightly forbidden in Germany for young people under the age of 18. The BVTE supports the campaign "Tobacco products | E-cigarettes only from 18".
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Non-Smoker Protection

Since September 2007 there has been a nationwide smoking ban in all public institutions and means of transport.
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Regulations (national/international)

At both national and international level, numerous regulations and laws regulate everything related to tobacco products and next generation products.
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Environmental Protection

On 21 May 2019 the EU Directive on the reduction of pollution caused by single use plastics (SUP) was adopted in Brussels and from time to time a deposit system for cigarette butts is discussed. But does this really make sense?
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Advertising

The health policy effectiveness of further advertising bans is highly doubtful. However, it is undisputed that an absolute advertising ban on tobacco products   is a fundamental regulatory decision.
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