Author: Jon Bruford

Irish regulatory report: TPD law includes unusual packaging rule

Written by Jon Bruford || 12th August 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 National regulatory framework4 Product restrictions5 Labelling and packaging6 Information obligations7 Retail channels restriction (including cross-border and distance sales)8 Public usage9 Advertising and marketing10 Taxation11 Enforcement   There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports...

Germany’s post-TPD journey begins; further rules on the way

Written by Jon Bruford || 1st June 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 Previous regulatory framework4 National regulatory framework post-TPD5 Age restrictions6 Product restrictions7 Ingredients8 Labelling and packaging9 Product notification10 Annual reporting11 Vigilance12 Retailing13 Public usage14 Public usage: an inconsistent future?15 Advertising and marketing16 Taxation17 Enforcement18...

UK fragmented on regulation as TPD fast approaches

Written by Jon Bruford || 10th May 2016 || Regulatory reports , Topic regulatory reports |

Contents1 Introduction2 Regulatory landscape3 Devolved administrations4 National regulatory framework5 Near future situation in devolved administrations6 Product categorisation7 Information requirements8 Additional obligations in UK devolved countries9 Retail channels (cross-border sales)10 Age restrictions11 Product and packaging restrictions12 Labelling and information...

Slovenia’s tough post-TPD regime: no advertising, no online sales

Written by Jon Bruford || 28th April 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 National regulatory framework4 Age restrictions: current5 Product restrictions6 Labelling and packaging: current7 Obligation to notify8 Retail channels restriction (including cross-border and distance sales)9 Public usage10 Advertising and marketing11 Taxation12 Enforcement13 Next steps  ...

Austria poised to enter stricter post-TPD regulatory landscape

Written by Jon Bruford || 27th April 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 Current national regulatory framework4 Current national regulatory framework: near future5 Product categorisation and the tobacco monopoly6 Age restrictions7 Product restrictions8 Packaging restrictions9 Retail channels10 Information obligations11 Public usage: current12 Public usage: near future13...

Belgium: e-cigs become consumer products, but tough rules likely

Written by Jon Bruford || 15th April 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 National regulatory framework4 Age restrictions5 Product restrictions6 Labelling and packaging7 Notification and surveillance obligations8 Retail channels restriction9 Public usage10 Advertising and marketing11 Taxation12 Enforcement13 Next steps   There may be more recent ECigIntelligence...

Article 20 of the EU TPD: what e-cig companies must do

Written by Jon Bruford || 19th February 2016 || News analysis |

The European Union’s looming Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) includes an obligation for companies to notify authorities with detailed information on e-cig products – for example emissions, toxicology, and product components. ECigIntelligence outlined some of this in a recent...

Netherlands TPD report

Written by Jon Bruford || 5th February 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

E-cigarettes are legal in the Netherlands, and are currently regulated as consumer products. But from May 2016, new regulations transposing the EU Tobacco Products Directive will enter into force. Our report examines current and future regulation of e-cigarettes...

Spanish regulation: TPD looms, regions react

Written by Jon Bruford || 15th January 2016 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive Summary2 Regulatory landscape3 National regulatory framework4 Age restrictions: current5 Product restrictions: current6 Labelling and packaging: current7 Notification and surveillance obligations8 Retail channel restrictions (including cross-border and distance sales)9 Public usage10 Advertising and marketing11 Taxation12 Enforcement13 Case...

Italy in-depth: preparing for the TPD

Written by Jon Bruford || 31st December 2015 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive Summary2 Regulatory landscape3 National regulatory framework4 Age restrictions5 Product restrictions6 Labelling and packaging7 Obligation to notify8 Retail sale channels restriction9 Public usage10 Advertising and marketing11 Taxation12 Enforcement   There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on...

Malaysia’s e-cig landscape, 2015

Written by Jon Bruford || 30th December 2015 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 2 Executive Summary3 Regulatory Landscape4 National regulatory framework5 Recent events6 Current applicable legislation7 Case law8 Enforcement9 Near-future regulations         Executive Summary   In Malaysia, the manufacture, distribution or sale of nicotine-containing e-cigarettes and e-liquids...

Regulatory report: France, December 2015

Written by Jon Bruford || 24th December 2015 || Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 National regulatory framework4 Age restrictions5 Product restrictions requirements6 Labelling and packaging requirements7 Obligation to notify8 Retail channels restriction (including cross-border and distance sales)9 Public usage restrictions10 Advertising, sponsorship and promotion restrictions11 Taxation12 Enforcement13...

UK online e-liquid analysis

Written by Jon Bruford || 1st December 2015 || Market reports , Topic market reports |

The report provides a comprehensive overview for the e-liquid products that are available in the top ten online vendors in the UK using a sample of over 1400 e-liquid products and more than 140 brands. Insight is given...

Flavour important for under-age U.S. vapers

Written by Jon Bruford || 29th November 2015 || News analysis |

Most underage vapers in America prefer the taste of mint, clove, fruit, chocolate, or alcohol to plain nicotine juice. More than 80 per cent of the 1,450 teenage respondents who had experimented with e-cigs said that their first...

Market update + data analysis: Germany

Written by Jon Bruford || 20th November 2015 || Country market reports , Market reports |

There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Germany or the advanced search page.   ECigIntelligence’s Nikita Dzhain and Dan Irwin-Brown bring you an up-to-date analysis of the underdeveloped German e-cig market, with an invaluable...

Update: Poland market report

Written by Jon Bruford || 20th November 2015 || Country market reports , Market reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Market size3 Form factors4 Number of e-cigarette users5 Brands6 Pricing7 Distribution8 E-liquids9 Full online pricing methodology:10 11 Full market sizing methodology     There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit...