Regulatory briefing

The regulatory briefing section offers regulatory news and updates from the e-cigarette industry worldwide. Briefings cover topics such as: introduction and passing of relevant bills and bans; changes to regulations in individual countries or regions; and how current affairs and government policies are affecting the industry. It also provides ECigIntelligence’s expert summary of events and analysis.

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

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

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Central America
China
Costa Rica
Denmark
Estonia
EU
Europe
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Netherlands
New Zealand
North America
Philippines
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
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 ...

UK healthcare products agency ready to take over e-cigarette notifications

Written by ECigIntelligence || 28th December 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is on course to take charge of new e-cigarette product notifications in England, Scotland and Wales from 1st January, when Britain will officially no longer be a member of...

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

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

EU
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 ...

Michigan revives attempt at state flavour ban

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

Michigan
North America
United States
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
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...

Australia postpones e-cigarette import ban for the second time

Written by ECigIntelligence || 22nd October 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The Australian Ministry of Health decided to defer until further notice the implementation of the import ban on nicotine e-cigarettes that was to come into force in January 2021, after already being postponed by half a year ...