Regulatory briefing

Michigan revives attempt at state flavour ban

Written by ECigIntelligence || 26th October 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

The US state of Michigan is working to implement a new regulation that would ban the sale of flavoured vaping products and limit the advertising of such products, one year after a court blocked a previous effort by...

UK NHS trusts show progress with PHE vaping guidelines

Written by ECigIntelligence || 3rd June 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Public Health England (PHE) found that there is a “steady progress” in National Health Service Trusts becoming smoke-free environments, and the organisation has welcomed the policies that some hospitals are implementing on creating designated vaping...

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...

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...

THR regulations: a global perspective

Written by ECigIntelligence || 24th September 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Earlier this month ECigIntelligence managing director Tim Phillips spoke at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum, looking at Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) regulations and whether legislation was advancing or holding back THR ...