Regulatory briefing

California bill could ban disposable e-cigs, apply new manufacturing standards

Written by ECigIntelligence || 10th May 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Regulatory briefing
The California state legislature is considering a proposed law that would have an important impact in the local e-cigarette industry. Senate bill 424 would ban disposable and other single-use nicotine products to any person “of any age” in...

Activists wary of industry-backed Arizona bill to raise legal sales age

Written by ECigIntelligence || 7th May 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Arizona
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
An Arizona bill that has the support of the e-cigarette and tobacco industries would raise the state's minimum legal age for purchasing nicotine and tobacco products from 18 to 21, but tobacco control activists are wary ...

Florida turns indoor vaping ban into law, other measures discussed

Written by ECigIntelligence || 6th May 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Florida
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Lawmakers in Florida are at the end of the state’s annual legislative session. During this year’s session, members of both chambers and political parties supported several measures that would restrict the sale and use of e-cigarettes across the...

New Zealand raises vaping awareness for smoking cessation

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

Australasia
New Zealand
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
New Zealand has set in stone its objective of becoming a smoke-free country, and the latest measure to achieve this by 2025 is a plan to raise public awareness of vaping as a way to stop smoking ...

World Bank recommends taxing e-cigs to raise revenue and cut youth use

Written by Aidan Semmens || 23rd April 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Africa
Asia
Central America
Europe
North America
South America
United States
World
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The World Bank has published a paper on e-cigarette use and taxation that could prove influential in many countries, possibly leading towards moves for greater taxing of vapour products ...

Florida on Tobacco 21 road, moves ahead with workplace vaping ban

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 3rd April 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

California
Florida
Hawaii
Illinois
Maine
Massachusetts
New Jersey
North America
Ohio
Oregon
United States
Utah
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Florida appears to be on the road towards joining the Tobacco 21 movement, while another bill also moving through the state legislature would ban indoor vaping at work ...

San Francisco considers e-cig ban, FDA looks at stopping the sale of pods

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 20th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Pressure on the US vapour industry has increased yet again. Local legislators in San Francisco are attempting to ban e-cig sales entirely, while the FDA commissioner is pondering more action against pods ...

E-cigs and HnB could get some relief from a new Estonian government

Written by Marija Obradovic || 14th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Estonia
Europe
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
With talks still ongoing to form a government following Estonia’s parliamentary elections, there is hope for a policy change on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco in one of the most restrictive vapour markets ...

Ferrari drops Mission Winnow team name and logo for Australian GP

Written by ECigIntelligence || 13th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Companies
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
PMI and Ferrari have been forced to cancel their partnership for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, the opening race of the Formula 1 season. The Mission Winnow branding will, however, reappear for the rest of the season ...

Ireland’s health service denies backing e-cigs for smoking cessation

Written by ECigIntelligence || 11th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Ireland
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Ireland’s Health Services Executive (HSE) has confirmed that it does not endorse e-cigarettes as an aid to help smokers give up, despite adding information on e-cigs to the government website on quitting smoking ...

‘Trump did right hiring Gottlieb to lead FDA,’ say Washington watchers

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Washington D.C.
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
For once, Democrats and Republicans are in agreement: President Donald Trump was right to hire Scott Gottlieb to lead the US FDA. Politicians and policymakers reacted to Gottlieb’s resignation announcement on 5th March ...

Mixed responses to Gottlieb’s departure from the FDA hot-seat

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 7th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The news that Scott Gottlieb would be stepping down as FDA commissioner has elicited a predictably mixed response from those involved in US public health, tobacco control and the vaping industry ...

Exit Gottlieb, the ‘friend of vaping’ who became its outspoken foe

Written by Aidan Semmens || 6th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Almost all news coverage of Scott Gottlieb’s shock resignation as FDA commissioner depicts him as the enemy of e-cigs and speaks of his “unfinished fight against vaping” – but it wasn’t always that way ...