Regulatory briefing

Health Canada moves to plug gaps in packaging and labelling

Written by ECigIntelligence || 15th July 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Canada
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The Canadian government has set the stage for new rules that would require e-cigarettes to state nicotine concentration, put a toxicity warning on the label, and be sold in child-resistant containers ...

GARD shows great potential for allergy testing in e-liquids

Written by ECigIntelligence || 21st June 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
EU
Europe
North America
United States
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A recently-developed testing method called Genomic Allergen Rapid Detection (GARD) could prove a valuable tool for the e-cig industry, claims a new study sponsored by the makers of Blu ...

Michigan criminalises youth possession of vaping products

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

Michigan
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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Young people in the US state of Michigan will risk criminal charges for possession of an e-cigarette after governor Gretchen Whitmer signed two new bills into law ...

A new round of vaping taxes swings around for US states

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th June 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Nevada
North America
United States
Vermont
Washington
Marketing and Retailing
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Various US jurisdictions have adopted new tax regimes or amended existing ones that treat e-cigs like tobacco products in order to fight youth uptake ...

UK NHS trusts show progress with PHE vaping guidelines

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

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Public Health and Medicine
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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...

Anti-tobacco policies light up on World No Tobacco Day

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 31st May 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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Health authorities around the world presented their policies against e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) ...

Seeking enlightenment, FDA plans to visit vape factories

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 24th May 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to visit vapour manufacturers in an effort to better understand the development, manufacturing, and testing of electronic delivery nicotine systems, as it pushes forward in its regulation of the...

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

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

California
North America
United States
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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
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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
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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
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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 |

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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 ...