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Massachusetts joins the parade as Tobacco 21 laws sweep the States

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 22nd May 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The Tobacco 21 movement, which aims to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21, is sweeping through legislatures across the US – and with it come other fresh restrictions on e-cigarettes ...

Poland continues to tighten its grip on e-cig regulation

Written by ECigIntelligence || 14th May 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Poland
Policy and Politics
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Poland continues to tighten its grip on the e-cigarette industry, as a new bill proposes that new products will have to be approved by a Polish government agency before being launched on the domestic...

Hawaii may ban online sales as states try to tighten tax noose

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 3rd May 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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Kentucky
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Among the most significant of a raft of e-cig legislation currently going through US state legislatures are a large number of tax proposals, and a Hawaiian bill that could ban online sales ...

E-cigarettes without nicotine ‘not legal’ in Greece

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 27th April 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Greece
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The Greek Ministry of Health recently published a statement on its website that electronic cigarettes without nicotine are not legal in the country “in accordance with national and European...

Man loses teeth, gains $2m in ‘pipe bomb’ battery case

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 18th April 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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United States
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In a case that could add to concerns over battery safety, a jury in Florida has awarded over $2m to a man who lost fourth teeth when an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth ...
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FDA offers industry revised guidance on ingredients listing

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 18th April 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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United States
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The US FDA has issued updated guidance to manufacturers and importers on its ingredient listing submission requirements, suggesting they will be enforced for e-liquids but not for hardware such as coils, wicks and mouthpieces ...

New court-ordered ban highlights legal complexities in India

Written by ECigIntelligence || 13th April 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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India
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A new court order reinforcing e-cigarette bans in the Indian states of Haryana and Punjab underlines the complexity of enforcement in a country where restrictions on vapour products have been slowly accumulating for...

FDA chief warns of ‘blunt instruments’ approach to youth appeal

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 12th April 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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United States
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The head of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that the agency will soon take action against e-cigarette companies that are targeting youth and urged firms to address the issue before being hit by enforcement...

Norway heading towards legal nicotine vapes

Written by ECigIntelligence || 29th March 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Norway
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E-cigarettes with nicotine will become legal this year in Norway, where the sale of all nicotine-containing products other than traditional tobacco products has been banned since 1989 ...

Italian stores will have to show vaping turnover in order to get a licence

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 28th March 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Italy
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The Italian Customs and Monopoly Agency (AAMS) has issued a decree preventing anyone except licensed vape stores, pharmacies and parapharmacies from retailing e-liquids. It sets a new “prevalence criterion” to determine which shops qualify ...

E-cigs are no threat to young people, ASH tells UK science committee

Written by Freddie Dawson || 28th March 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Public Health and Medicine
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Public health experts sought to reassure UK lawmakers that e-cigarettes did not pose a threat to the health of young people when they revealed the results of a survey showing just 4% of youngsters had taken up vaping,...

FDA announces ANPRM amid youth e-cig flavour concerns

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 23rd March 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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United States
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), concerned about flavours leading youth to start vaping, has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to explore options for regulation ...

Nicotine ‘more dangerous than drink’ according to survey respondents

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 21st March 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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More than half of US consumers wrongly believe that using nicotine every day is more dangerous than drinking every day, according to a new global survey from the Foundation for a Smoke-free World (FSFW) ...
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