Coming soon: deadline for product registration in the US

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 15th September 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The deadline for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) product registrations for manufacturers is swiftly approaching. From 30th September, manufacturers need to register with the FDA and submit product lists, including labelling and advertisements, to the agency....

American Vaping Association urges FDA to approve iQOS

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 14th September 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The American Vaping Association has written to FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb urging him to approve PMI’s heated tobacco product iQOS for sale in the US ...

Californian regulators planning double squeeze on e-cigarettes

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 6th June 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Regulators in California are preparing a dual assault on e-cigarettes, with plans to ban flavours in San Francisco and Oakland, and a possible state-wide ban on smoking or vaping in public housing...

E-cigarette industry won’t be paying for increase in FDA’s CTP budget

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 30th May 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The US FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is to receive a substantial budget increase next year, against the Trump administration’s general trend for cost-slashing – but the e-cigarette industry won’t be picking up the...
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Kansas and Pennsylvania go their different ways on tax wrangles

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 11th April 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Legal moves in two U.S. states show them moving in almost opposite directions on e-cigarette taxation – Kansas clarifying and lowering its e-liquid tax, while Pennsylvania’s revenue department digs its heels in against a court...

‘Cool and satisfying’ – studies reveal the real reasons why people vape

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 13th March 2017 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Marketing & retailing
The “social image” of vaping may have overtaken smoking cessation as the most popular reason for using e-cigarettes – which many find more satisfying than smoking. Those are the striking conclusions of two recent studies of the perception...