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European Reforms and Swiss Medtech: New Legislative Amendment on 1 November 2023 About Medical Devices That Have Non-medical Purpose

More than two years have passed after the breakdown of negotiations between Switzerland and the European Union (hereinafter: EU), followed by the set of new European regulations with the primary objective of enhancing the safety standards for medical devices. Switzerland has had to constantly adapt its legislation in this area to align with the heightened standards imposed by the EU.


Swiss Regulatory Framework for the Sale of E-Cigarettes (Vapes) Today and Under the New Tobacco Products Act as of 2024

Due to numerous new forms of consumption, the tobacco market has changed in recent years. New products such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), disposable vapes and other nicotine-containing products for oral use are now available to consumers as alternatives to conventional (nicotine-containing) cigarettes and are one of the reasons why the number of cigarette packs sold in Switzerland is d…


Revision: Cannabis Regulation – New Authorization Mechanism for Dealing With Medical Cannabis

On 1 August 2022, not only the annual national holiday could be celebrated extensively in Switzerland. Particularly noteworthy is also the entry into force of the new requirements for the regulation of medical cannabis.
Cannabis was qualified as a prohibited narcotic in Switzerland until the end of summer 2022 – without further specification in relation to a medical application. Accordingly, the …


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