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[Smoke Free Partnership] EU tracking and tracing system fully applicable for cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco. (20 May 2020)

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The EU Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU (1), and its implementing legislation (2) established the first regional tobacco tracking and tracing system. It aims to support Member States in controlling the supply chain of tobacco products legally manufactured or imported on the EU’s internal market, and in meeting the EU’s and Member States’ obligations under Article 8 of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (ITP) (3).......

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Useful links:

  1. EU Tobacco Products Directive2014/40/EU
  2. Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/574 on technical standards for the establishment and operation of a traceability system for tobacco products
  3. International Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products
  4. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/573 on key elements of data storage contracts to be concluded as part of a traceability system for tobacco products
  5. Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/576 on technical standards for security features applied to tobacco products
  6. Summary record of the Subgroup on Traceability and Security features, 24 March 2020
  7. https://www.smokefreepartnership.eu/news/sfp-news/adoption-of-the-eu-system-for-tracking-and-tracing-the-civil-society-remains-cautious
  8. SFP welcomes the entry into force of the EU system for the tracking and tracing of tobacco products, 20 May 2019.
  9. European Commission’s webpage on tracking and tracing, including a Q&A and other reference documents

 

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