Database archive: European e-cig industry stakeholders

Written by Barnaby Page || 30th October 2015 || Tracker and database archives |

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Use our new directory of stakeholders in the European e-cigarette world to find the most relevant organisations in every...

CDC says one in eight Americans has tried vaping

Written by Barnaby Page || 29th October 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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One in eight adult Americans has tried an e-cigarette, according to the federal government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), though only 3.7% are still using...

Mexico’s retail ban stands despite supreme court ruling

Written by Barnaby Page || 29th October 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Selling e-cigarettes without a medical licence is still not legal in Mexico, despite a supreme court ruling in favour of one...

Presentation: the state of the e-cigarette industry

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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Exclusive insight for ECigIntelligence readers – download a detailed, data-rich presentation on the current state and future of the e-cig...

Opinion: why zoning is the next big threat to America’s vape stores

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th October 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The gravest threat to the U.S. vapour industry comes from local government. While state-level attempts to regulate the industry have been largely unsuccessful, hundreds of local laws have come into...

Italy opts for minimal regulation in draft TPD law

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th October 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The e-cigarette industry in Italy appears likely to receive gentle regulatory treatment from the government’s forthcoming implementation of the European Union Tobacco Products Directive (EU...

E-cigarette regulation in Germany: the draft TPD plans and beyond

Written by Barnaby Page || 14th October 2015 || Regulatory reports |

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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public...

Combustible-like appearance appeals to new vapers

Written by Barnaby Page || 7th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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Looking like a regular cigarette is an advantage for e-cig products aiming to poach users away from tobacco, new research...

New data reveals the rise and rise of box mods

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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The popularity of box mod e-cigarettes among U.S. vapers has risen sharply over the past year, in part because of innovative tank designs, new research...

Farsalinos: e-cigs need a fresh legal approach

Written by Barnaby Page || 2nd October 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Two of vaping’s most eminent scientific advocates have called for bespoke regulatory regimes that follow neither the tobacco nor the pharmaceutical model, but they acknowledge that formulating appropriate rules can be a “very challenging...

Tobacco product or medical? FDA spells out the difference

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th September 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is this week proposing a new rule that will make it clearer when tobacco products should be considered as drugs or medical devices, and regulated...

Opinion: public health, magical thinking and monsters under the bed

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th September 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Counterblasts against Public Health England’s nearly unequivocal support for e-cigarettes were only to be expected, and their trajectory has been laid out by two of Britain’s most eminent general medical journals, The Lancet and The BMJ. But their...

Regulation key to success of tobacco alternatives, say PMI and Altria

Written by Barnaby Page || 11th September 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) wants to see alternative products take a large share of the nicotine market away from combustible cigarettes as soon as possible – with the help of appropriate regulation....

Portugal adds public vaping ban to new TPD law

Written by Barnaby Page || 7th September 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Portugal has become the latest European Union member state to implement the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), hewing closely to its requirements but also introducing a public vaping ban with limited...

E-cigarette regulation in Portugal: TPD plans become clear

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th September 2015 || Regulatory reports |

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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current regulatory framework • Product categorisation • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Notification procedure • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Cross-border sales • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement...

“Most online e-cig vendors make false claims,” says watchdog

Written by Barnaby Page || 4th September 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The majority of U.S. e-cig vendors make unsupported claims on their Websites, a watchdog group has charged after surveying the online presence of 159 companies. Truth in Advertising (TINA), a nonprofit based in Connecticut, examined the firms’ online...

E-cigarette regulation in Poland: the road ahead

Written by Barnaby Page || 2nd September 2015 || Regulatory reports |

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Executive summary • Introduction • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Product and packaging restrictions • Retail channels • Notification procedure • Public place usage • Advertising restrictions • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement •...

FDA rebukes tobacco firms: don’t make modified-risk claims

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned tobacco companies including R.J. Reynolds and Imperial Tobacco to stop describing some of their combustible cigarettes as “additive-free” or...

FDA grants more time for comments on child-proofing

Written by Barnaby Page || 21st August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the deadline for commenting on its questions about e-cigarette warning labels and child-proofing, saying that prospective respondents have asked for additional...

Developing nations advised to adopt pharma model

Written by Barnaby Page || 21st August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Governments of poorer countries need to regulate e-cigarettes just as much as their wealthier counterparts, and ought to opt for a pharmaceutical model – but they may find it difficult, according to a new paper by two U.S....

E-cigs are positive for public health, says UK government body

Written by Barnaby Page || 19th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Public Health England has voiced its support for e-cigarettes backed by newly commissioned research into their potential impact on consumer health and use in harm reduction as well as smoking cessation....

Uganda bans e-cigarettes in tough new tobacco law

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The east African nation of Uganda appears to have become one of the small handful that ban e-cigarettes altogether, rolling a blanket prohibition into a stiff new tobacco control...

E-cigarette regulation and outlook for Bulgaria, August 2015

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th August 2015 || Regulatory reports |

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Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Packaging and product restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Case law • Taxation • Enforcement • The future • Graphic: how Bulgarian e-cigarette...

British health charity calls for promotion of e-cigarettes

Written by Barnaby Page || 17th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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A prominent British public-health charity has thrown its weight behind vaping, saying that the public needs educating on e-cigarettes’ health benefits compared with...

Spain to transpose TPD without full public vaping ban

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Spain appears to have abandoned plans to impose a blanket ban on indoor vaping, omitting the measure from its draft legislation to implement the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (EU TPD) in national...

E-cigarette regulatory outlook for Switzerland, August 2015

Written by Barnaby Page || 13th August 2015 || Regulatory reports |

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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • National regulatory framework • Regulatory change • Timeline for the revised Federal Tobacco Products Act • Age restrictions • Packaging restrictions: current • Packaging restrictions: future • Product restrictions • Public usage •...

News in review: what the big stories mean for e-cigarettes

Written by Barnaby Page || 7th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Our review of the top e-cigarette regulatory stories recently in the...

Leno’s Californian vaping bill comes back to life

Written by Barnaby Page || 4th August 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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Californian senator Mark Leno’s e-cigarette bill is back, despite seeming to have died last month after a legislative committee tore out some of its most significant...