TPD does a good job on nicotine safety, says European Commission

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The EU’s new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) and national legislation are broadly sufficient to protect the public from nicotine poisoning, an official European study has concluded. But it does recommend further consumer education on the risks of ingestion,...

Most online vendors are disregarding distance sales bans

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Business briefing |

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Europe’s online e-cigarette vendors are so far overwhelmingly ignoring new Internet sales bans where they exist, and taking full advantage of delays in legislation where they...

Right on deadline, Ireland transposes the TPD

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The Republic of Ireland has succeeded in transposing the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) at the eleventh hour, with recently-appointed health minister Simon Harris signing the necessary regulations to come into force...
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The TPD: access all our latest news, reports and trackers

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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This page provides you with links to all ECigIntelligence coverage of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) since 1st January this...
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Almost half of member states are late with TPD transposition

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Nearly half of EU member states look likely to miss today’s deadline for fully transposing the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into local...

Only distant cousins: the TPD and the U.S. deeming regulations

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Although the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) and the U.S. deeming regulations are coming into effect almost simultaneously this summer, their approaches could hardly be more...

Distance sales bans set to transform a €140m online market

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Market reports |

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Eleven of the European Union’s 28 member states will ban online e-cigarette sales as part of their implementation of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). We explore the likely...

The EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD): essential facts

Written by Barnaby Page || 19th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Essential facts about the new EU Tobacco Products Directive and its rules for e-cigarettes, which come into practical effect on 20th May...

PMTAs can use many kinds of scientific support, FDA says

Written by Barnaby Page || 10th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believes most e-cigarette manufacturers will need to conduct fresh scientific research in order to obtain authorisation for their products under the newly-published deeming regulations – but not necessarily full-blown clinical...

Deeming regulations: no more store-branded e-liquids?

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The era of vape stores producing their own e-liquids is likely to come to an end after the introduction of the deeming regulations in the U.S., the agency responsible for them predicts. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

The deeming regulations and the TPD: restrictive in different ways

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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While the U.S. deeming regulations and the EU’s TPD will come into effect almost simultaneously this summer, bringing some regulatory consistency and clarity to the world’s largest e-cigarette markets, their approaches could hardly be more...

FDA faced hard decisions, criticism in crafting regulations

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Striving for science-based policy-making in the deeming regulations, the FDA faced a tough task in attempting to corral the rapidly-developing and often contradictory data on e-cigarettes at the same time as it was dealing with pleas and criticisms...

Deeming regulations published – the key points

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today published its long-awaited deeming rule that bring e-cigarettes under federal regulation for the first...

UK government believes advertising spend will plummet post-TPD

Written by Barnaby Page || 26th April 2016 || Business briefing |

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The British e-cigarette industry’s advertising spend will drop by 90% after May’s arrival of new restrictions based on the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), according to a government...

Is there still hope for Spanish online retailers?

Written by Barnaby Page || 22nd April 2016 || Business briefing |

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The future of retail channels in the Spanish e-cigarette market may hang in the balance as the government approaches a final decision on whether to prohibit online sales, according to a new ECigIntelligence...

Harm reduction vs precaution: why the debate is key to e-cig policy

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th April 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Harm reduction vs the precautionary principle is an issue which has split public-health experts since the HIV epidemic of the 1980s, and still underlies debates over e-cigarette regulation such as the EU Tobacco Products Directive...

Britain and the U.S.: separated by attitudes to nicotine?

Written by Barnaby Page || 14th April 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Differing views of nicotine in Britain and the U.S. may underlie a sharp contrast in official attitudes toward e-cigarettes, according to a group of public-health...

It’s not just the TPD: Europe has voluntary standards too

Written by Barnaby Page || 30th March 2016 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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While most of the European e-cigarette industry’s attention is focused on the imminent regulatory upheaval brought about by the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), another set of compliance requirements are also growing in number – those dictated by...

TPD compliance: ten priorities for e-cigarette companies

Written by Barnaby Page || 30th March 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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With only weeks to go before the measures of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) start to come into legal effect, ECigIntelligence’s European regulatory analysts have identified the major tasks facing e-cigarette...

Australian legislators targeting zero-nicotine products

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th March 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Australia’s already stringent rules against e-cigarettes look set to get even tighter in some parts of the country, although there are tentative signs that the national regulatory framework could come under...

California set to treat e-cigs as tobacco, raise age to 21

Written by Barnaby Page || 11th March 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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E-cigarettes will likely soon become legally equal to combustible products in California, following the state legislature’s approval of a raft of tobacco measures which also raise the smoking – and vaping – age to...

EU takes steps toward e-cig tax regime – but nothing is certain

Written by Barnaby Page || 4th March 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The European Union (EU) is still some way from introducing a pan-European tax regime for e-cigarettes, despite recent media reports suggesting it is imminent. The contemplation of e-cigarette tax rules at an EU level arises from a typically...