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Though technically illegal, trade still goes on openly on Mexico’s streets

11 April, 2017

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North America
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A year and a half after the country’s Supreme Court overturned a fine on a vape salesman, e-cigarettes remain illegal in Mexico – but they also remain openly on sale, with no prosecutions in process.

Updated tracker: e-cig advertising and marketing in Europe

7 April, 2017

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Europe
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The ECigIntelligence tracker of e-cigarette marketing and advertising regulation in Europe, exclusively for our Platinum subscribers, provides a detailed breakdown of how the law will look across all EU member states after the European Union Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) comes into effect in May 2016.

Update: product restrictions combined tracker

7 April, 2017

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Our new product restrictions combined tracker puts together five key ECigIntelligence EU Tobacco Products Directive trackers for your convenience. The transitional period tracker, banned ingredients tracker, health warnings tracker, non-nicotine classification tracker, and the food and cosmetic products in labelling tracker.

Updated: Combined TPD notifications tracker

7 April, 2017

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For ease of use and convenience, ECigIntelligence has combined four trackers together into a single document. This new tracker brings together the TPD product notifications tracker, the other notifications tracker, the TPD standstill tracker, and the TPD notification fees tracker into a single Excel document.

Lithuania: restrictions in line with TPD

6 April, 2017

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Europe
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Our guide to Lithuania’s amended Tobacco law, which came into force on 20th May 2016, transposing the European TPD and imposing various legal restrictions on vaping products.

Le Palais de Justice, Paris

France: post-TPD, a few details still await full clarification

4 April, 2017

EU
France
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

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.

Updated: TPD regulatory status country-by-country tracker

4 April, 2017

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  ECigIntelligence is dedicated to bringing you up-to-date information on the world’s e-cigarette markets. With the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) now in practical effect across the EU, this newly updated regulatory status tracker (below) complements our suite of TPD information available to subscribers. The suite also includes a regulatory tracker of current e-cig […]

Regulatory tracker: current global regulation of e-cigarettes

4 April, 2017

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

Regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs in Europe

4 April, 2017

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Interactive map of e-cigarette regulation in the EU and EEA now and from 2016.

Tax levels unchanged as Romania hits TPD deadline

30 March, 2017

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In this March 2017 report, we see that Romania met the deadline to transpose the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which introduced strict restrictions on advertising. Vaping is still allowed in the most public places.

Britain stands (mostly) united on the health benefits of vaping

30 March, 2017

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United Kingdom
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As the UK embarks on its contentious exit from the European Union, what are the prevailing attitudes to vaping in Britain, and how is e-cig policy likely to develop there? We report on the opinions that matter.

U.S. manufacturers look toward pods to close market gap

28 March, 2017

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United States
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Pods are a new hardware category which aims to fill the gap in the U.S. market between the traditional products on offer. In this March 2017 report, we see that the key concept is to close the gap between easy-to-use products and high-performance ones: by improving the performance of lower-end products, and/or simplifying usability of high performing ones.
There is a divide in the category between higher power “pod mod” products with larger pre-filled pods, and lower power pods which offer extreme compactness. Pod hardware manufacturers are collaborating with well-known e-liquid manufacturers, with benefits for both sides.

Crystal ball-gazing: how e-cigs could shape public health by 2050

27 March, 2017

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United Kingdom
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BAT has come up with a model for assessing the impact of tobacco- and nicotine-related “next generation products” at the population leve to give regulators more evidence about the long-term health effects relative to trends in smoking rates.

Vaping treated as if it was tobacco in California

24 March, 2017

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In this March 2017 look at regulations in California, we find that nicotine-containing products are subject to a wholesale tax of 27.3%. This tax rate will be revised periodically. Vaping in the state is treated as tobacco in regards to public usage.

Toxicity, packaging and labelling: a guide to European CLP regulation

23 March, 2017

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Manufacturers or suppliers of e-liquids in Europe must determine the toxicity of individual ingredients in their products and label and classify all products accordingly. Here we guide you through the detail of the CLP regulation on classification, labelling and packaging.

Enforcement in Denmark: questions clarified, activity increasing

23 March, 2017

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Europe
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Who are the authorities responsible for enforcing the rules on e-cigarettes in Denmark? We look at the work of Denmark’s Safety Technology Agency and the Danish Consumer Ombudsman.

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Australia turns down appeal to reclassify nicotine for e-cigarette use

23 March, 2017

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Australia will not re-classify nicotine to allow the domestic sale of e-cigarettes, having refused to legalise nicotine-containing e-liquid despite appeals to support vaping for harm reduction.