Regulatory briefing

Michigan flavour ban stokes mixed feelings

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Michigan
North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Since Michigan Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer used her executive authority as governor to ban flavoured e-cigarettes, the public health community has applauded her...

Scientific e-cig review eagerly awaited by German government

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Germany
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Technology and Innovation
Regulatory briefing
German scientists are reviewing the current state of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco devices for a forthcoming report expected to help the federal government shape future legislative approaches ...

Michigan becomes first US state to ban sales of flavoured e-cigs

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 4th September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Michigan
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Michigan state governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced a “unilateral decision” to prohibit the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes, making it the first US state to implement such a ban ...

Vaping and HnB tax revenues rocketing in crisis-hit Italy

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Italy
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Tax revenues from e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HnB) products raised €172.6m in Italy in 2018, a big increase over previous years. Meanwhile, there are fresh doubts over the political future ...

First death from mysterious lung condition affecting US vapers

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 24th August 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Illinois
North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulatory briefing
A person who had “recently vaped” has died in Illinois after being hospitalised for severe respiratory illness. The death escalates to a new level the sudden emergence of unexplained lung conditions among vapers, most of them young, across...

Australian public dazed and confused by regulatory complexity

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 16th August 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Public confusion about regulation has led Australians to inadvertently break the law on vaping products, according to a recent study which also blamed inconsistent information being disseminated in the media ...

Indian court rules against Maharashtra e-cig seizure

Written by ECigIntelligence || 12th August 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
India
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Indian tobacco and e-cig manufacturer Godfrey Phillips India Limited (GPI) won a reprieve after an Indian court prevented the Maharashtra state government from taking action against the company ...

Minnesota implements Clean Indoor Air restrictions to ‘protect humans’

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

Minnesota
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act (MCIAA) and a series of amendments that include e-cigarettes became effective from 1st August with the aim to “protect humans” from second-hand cigarette smoke from combustibles and aerosol from e-cigarettes, vaporisers, and...

China hints at stricter regulations to curb e-cig rise

Written by ECigIntelligence || 31st July 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
China
Hong Kong
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
China’s health agency has hinted that it will set up new laws to regulate the use of e-cigarettes as part of the country’s masterplan to curb the rise of vaping and safeguard public health ...

Cuomo signs Tobacco 21 legislation in NY, new policy enforced in Delaware

Written by ECigIntelligence || 19th July 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Delaware
Kentucky
New York
North America
Ohio
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Tobacco 21 legislation is once again a top political discussion in various US states. A new law that raises the legal age for purchasing tobacco products will come into effect in four months in New York state, and...

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 ...