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.

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 2021-2017 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 ...

Wednesday 4pm: final countdown to the PMTA deadline

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 7th September 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
FDA
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The final deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) for e-cig products in the US is now imminent, with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially setting it at 4pm on 9th September ...

Oregon governor urged to impose a ban on flavours and e-cig tax

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th September 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
Oregon
United States
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
A working group set by the governor in Oregon to address “the epidemic of vaping-related illness and youth vaping” has recommended policymakers to ban flavoured e-cigarettes in the state and increase the tax on these products ...

Juul submits 125,000-page PMTA application to the US FDA

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 31st July 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Juul has submitted a 125,000-page premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to continue selling its tobacco and menthol pods in the country ...