Author: David Palacios Rubio

Swedish Chemicals Agency swings in line with TPD

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 25th January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

The Swedish Chemicals Agency has changed its interpretation regarding e-liquids with nicotine concentration over 17 mg/ml.As ECigIntelligence reported a few months ago, authorities required both producers and consumers to obtain a permit for the sale and use of...

JT shows two new higher-temp HnB devices for Japan

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 21st January 2019 || Business briefing |

Japan Tobacco (JT) is launching two new heat-not-burn (HnB) devices in the Japanese market on 29th January as it tries to catch up with Philip Morris International (PMI)’s IQOS and British American Tobacco (BAT)’s Glo in its home...

Austria beefs up regulatory stance with Non-Smoking Act

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 21st January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Austria has recently tightened up its regulatory stance with the Non Smoking Act (Nichtraucherschutzgesetz) restricting the purchasing age for e-cigs and similar tobacco products to 18 years old, from 1st January 2019. Previously, the minimum age for buying...