Author: David Palacios Rubio

What lies over the horizon for the worldwide e-cigarette industry in 2021?

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 7th January 2021 || Regulatory briefing |

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2021 is sure to be another significant year for the vaping industry across the globe, with a bunch of new regulations on the horizon – and hopefully a light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel ...

MEPs give green light to new seven-year EU health programme

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 13th November 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

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Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The European Parliament approved by an overwhelming majority the EU health policy programme for the period 2021-2027 aimed at tackling some of the main health issues in Europe, including tobacco policy ...

Wednesday 4pm: final countdown to the PMTA deadline

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 7th September 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

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United States
Companies
FDA
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The final deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) for e-cig products in the US is now imminent, with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially setting it at 4pm on 9th September ...

Juul submits 125,000-page PMTA application to the US FDA

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 31st July 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Juul has submitted a 125,000-page premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to continue selling its tobacco and menthol pods in the country ...

EU Council to ‘promote’ revision of tobacco excise directive

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 13th July 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

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Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Regulatory briefing
The upcoming presidencies of the Council of the European Union have agreed to include the revision of the Directive 2011/64 on the structure and rates of excise duties applied to manufactured tobacco in their strategic agenda ...

World No Tobacco Day 2020: the debate about harm reduction

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 31st May 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

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Europe
Health
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Regulatory briefing
World No Tobacco Day provides an opportunity to consider the approach that public health authorities, policymakers, and advocates around the world have towards the role of tobacco-alternatives products ...

US Federal Trade Commission sues Altria over Juul investment

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 3rd April 2020 || Business briefing |

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United States
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The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking tobacco manufacturer Altria to court over its acquisition of a 35% stake in shares in Juul, alleging that the agreement between the two companies violated federal antitrust laws ...

Tobacco 21 law signed in Wyoming and Florida; Alaska moves forward

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 27th March 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

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Florida
North America
United States
Wyoming
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Wyoming and Florida are the two latest US jurisdictions to adopt new e-cigarette regulations that will increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products – including e-cigarettes – while other states such Alaska are moving ahead with new...