Author: Marija Obradovic

Regulatory report: Canada

Written by Marija Obradovic || 16th August 2021 || Regulatory reports |

This report analyses federal policies in Canada, and should be read in conjunction with the provincial and territorial tracker ...

Regulatory report: Serbia

Written by Marija Obradovic || 7th June 2021 || Regulatory reports |

Serbia is likely to be the last country in the Balkans region of southern Europe to apply specific regulation to e-cigarettes. This report considers what laws and rules currently apply, and how they could change ...

Regulatory report: South Korea

Written by Marija Obradovic || 27th May 2021 || Regulatory reports |

All products derived from tobacco leaves, and nicotine e-cigarette products, are considered as tobacco products in South Korea. This report offers an overview of the current regulatory regime for vaping products ...

Regulatory report: Japan

Written by Marija Obradovic || 10th May 2021 || Regulatory reports |

This report provides an overview of the current laws and restrictions around e-cigs in Japan, focusing on areas such as advertising, labelling and packaging, age and product restrictions, taxation and enforcement ...

Regulatory report: UK

Written by Marija Obradovic || 24th November 2020 || Regulatory reports |

The Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 transposed the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) in the UK. It is expected to be reviewed in 2021. This report provides an overview of the current regime in place in the...

Regulatory report: Bahrain

Written by Marija Obradovic || 29th October 2020 || Regulatory reports |

In October 2020, the (GSO) told ECigIntelligence that the draft regulating electronic cigarettes is currently in its final stage and it is expected to be adopted by the end of 2020 or in the first quarter of 2021...

Malaysia regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 20th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

The Malaysian Ministry of Health is working on a framework for the regulation of e-cigarettes, and expects to put a proposal before parliament at the end of 2019. In the meantime ...

Portugal regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 10th April 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Our updated report outlines the rules governing e-cigarettes in Portugal, where they have been regulated since 2016 according to the European TPD, and how the regulations are applied ...

Lithuania regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 26th November 2018 || Regulatory reports |

This report on e-cig regulation in Lithuania contains updates on age and product restrictions, obligation to notify, public usage, advertising and marketing, taxation, enforcement, and bills currently under debate ...

Ukraine regulatory report: TPD beyond the EU?

Written by Marija Obradovic || 12th March 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Ukraine's current regulatory setup is lenient on e-cigs but with politicians keen to foster stronger links with the EU, and with acts now in force to strengthen existing relations, it's only a matter of time before the European...