Tobacco Products

We provide comprehensive advice to manufacturers and distributors of tobacco products. Our services include:

  • Advice regarding innovative product concepts (e.g. "smoke-free cigarettes")
  • Marketability review, including regarding the use of additives
  • Packaging design review (mandatory disclosures, advertising design, brand protection, etc.)
  • Developing advertising strategies taking into account regulatory advertising restrictions and voluntary industrial commitments
  • Advice on tobacco tax issues (tax classification of tobacco products, special tax stamp obligation rules etc.) 
  • Design and optimization of contractual agreements (supplier contracts, terms and conditions etc.)
  • Advice and representation in the event of regulatory complaints and state prosecutor investigations