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Regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs in Europe

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 2nd November 2017 || Regulatory trackers |

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Use the tabs at the top of the map to select a specific regulatory field. Clicking on an individual country will bring up much more detail in the panel below, including links to legislation and ECigIntelligence coverage of...

Mexico: two potential paths to e-cig legalisation

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 4th October 2017 || Regulatory reports |

Mexico
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The sale of e-cigarette products is banned in Mexico under the General Tobacco Control Law, although a modest e-cigarette market does exist. In 2015 Mexico’s highest court unanimously held that the regulator’s interpretation of Mexico’s Tobacco Control law is...

Q&A: how cross-border distance sales are regulated across the EU

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 12th September 2017 || Regulatory reports |

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Europe
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Based on questions that have arisen in conversations with the e-cigarette industry, our Q&A considers the different regulatory problems that may arise with cross-border distance marketing within the EU or from other countries to Europe ...

Tracker archive: EU regulatory status country-by-country, September 2017

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 1st September 2017 || Tracker and database archives |

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This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence country-by-country EU TPD status tracker. You can find the latest information here. ECigIntelligence is dedicated to bringing you up-to-date information on the world's e-cigarette markets. With the European Union's Tobacco Products...

Tracker archive: TPD status by country, August 2017

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 1st August 2017 || Tracker and database archives |

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This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence country-by-country TPD status tracker; for the latest version, click here.   ECigIntelligence is dedicated to bringing you up-to-date information on the world’s e-cigarette markets. With the European Union’s Tobacco Products...

Sweden’s new e-cig law transposes TPD

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 21st July 2017 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Sweden
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Public Health and Medicine
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E-cigarettes are regulated in Sweden by the Act on Electronic Cigarettes and Refill Containers (2017/425), which came into force on 1st July 2017. It transposed the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into Swedish legislation. Non-nicotine products are currently...

Ireland: how TPD regulations apply in the Emerald Isle

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 14th June 2017 || Regulatory reports |

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Ireland
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The interpretation of the European TPD by the Irish Department of Health has resulted in a slightly more restrictive stance towards e-cigarettes in the Republic of Ireland than in the neighbouring UK, but there is no nationwide ban...

Austria: restrictions go beyond TPD requirements

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 7th June 2017 || Regulatory reports |

Austria
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Europe
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Austrian legislation regulates both nicotine-free and nicotine-containing product, going further than the TPD, with online sales banned and both advertising and vaping in public places heavily...

Tracker archive: European e-cig regulation, June 2017

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 1st June 2017 || Tracker and database archives |

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Interactive map of e-cigarette regulation in the EU and EEA now and from...

Tracker archive: global e-cig regulation, June 2017

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 1st June 2017 || Tracker and database archives |

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An interactive map showing the changing legislative landscape for e-cigarettes around the...

Italy: minimum restrictions but tax on e-cigs with nicotine

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 19th May 2017 || Regulatory reports |

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Italy
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The Italian government has implemented the minimum level of restrictions required by the European Union’s (EU’s) Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). A tax of €0.393 (0.438 USD) per millilitre is imposed on all e-cig products that contain...

France: post-TPD rules get some needed clarification

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 18th May 2017 || Regulatory reports |

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France
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One of the world’s largest e-cigarette markets, France has transposed the European TPD in several pieces of legislation, starting with the Health Law plus decrees and ordinances with more detailed product specific regulation for e-cigarettes....

Archive map: global e-cigarette regulation, May 2017

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 1st May 2017 || Tracker and database archives |

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An interactive map showing the changing legislative landscape for e-cigarettes around the...

Archive map: regulation of e-cigs in Europe, May 2017

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 1st May 2017 || Tracker and database archives |

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Andorra
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Interactive map of e-cigarette regulation in the EU and EEA now and from...

Online tutorial: EU packaging regulation and UK interpretations

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 28th April 2017 || E-learning , Regulatory reports |

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United Kingdom
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There are strict laws around the labelling and packaging of e-cigarette products in Europe. But the EU legislation concerning this has been interpreted and imposed in different ways across different member states. These variations can make producing legally...

Finland: online sales banned in hardline TPD

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 19th April 2017 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Finland
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ECigIntelligence finds a stringent approach to e-cigarette regulation in Finland, where nicotine-containing products were only recently...

TPD is being transposed as UK plans to leave the EU

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 15th March 2017 || Regulatory reports |

England
Europe
Northern Ireland
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United Kingdom
Wales
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In this March 2017 report on the UK market, we find that there is currently no national legal restriction on the public usage of e-cigarettes in the United Kingdom. Variations in interpretation of the TPD include a modification...

Belgium: end of medical regulation, new consumer regime imminent

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 6th December 2016 || Regulatory reports |

Belgium
Europe
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The new Belgian law, transposing the TPD, comes into force in January 2017. It will end the classification of e-cigarettes as medical devices and impose severe restrictions, including an online sales ban as well as product, packaging, labelling...

Tracker archive: EU TPD standstill tracker – OUTDATED

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 4th November 2016 || Tracker and database archives |

Austria
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The tracker is an archived version of the ECigIntelligence EU TPD standstill tracker; you can find the latest information in our combined TPD notifications tracker here. Welcome to ECigIntelligence's latest addition to our suite of trackers. Our standstill tracker...

France regulatory report: public spaces relaxed, ads banned

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 5th September 2016 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
France
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
One of the world’s largest e-cig markets, France has transposed the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) in several pieces of legislation, starting with the Health Law plus decrees and ordinances with more detailed product specific regulation for e-cigarettes. The most...

Sweden prepares for consumer regulation after court decision

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 6th June 2016 || Regulatory reports |

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Europe
Sweden
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Draft legislation to transpose Article 20 of the Tobacco Products Directive into Swedish national legislation will be in force by October 2016. The Swedish government is taking quite a lenient approach by allowing distance sales and omitting public...