Regulatory briefing

New Zealand clears a legal path for alternative tobacco products

Written by Freddie Dawson || 4th August 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
New Zealand
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
New Zealand is to introduce an amendment to existing laws that will enable the legal introduction of alternative tobacco products such as snus and heat-not-burn devices ...

From Russian elevators to US taxes, a change is gonna come

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 3rd August 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

California
Czech Republic
Estonia
EU
Europe
France
Germany
Kansas
North America
Russia
Slovakia
Spain
United States
Companies
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
2017 has already been a significant year in the short history of e-cigarettes – and there is more to come in the remaining five months of a the year ...

In Congress, deeming reformers welcome FDA’s policy shift

Written by Jim Myers || 31st July 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulatory briefing
The bipartisan duo attempting to modify the FDA’s deeming regulations in the US Congress reacted with cautious optimism to commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s sweeping new policy plan, which many see as a nod for safer alternatives to traditional tobacco...

The FDA’s new philosophy: “We need to take a fresh look at nicotine”

Written by Freddie Dawson || 31st July 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), appeared on Friday to go further than any federal official – or most politicians – previously had in supporting alternative nicotine products for harm...

FDA extends PMTA deadline by nearly four years

Written by Barnaby Page || 28th July 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The US Food and Drug Administration has taken a major step toward easing the demands of the deeming regulations, giving e-cig manufacturers nearly an extra four years to submit their...

No relief from deeming regs as US Senate approves key spending bill

Written by Jim Myers || 21st July 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Washington
Washington D.C.
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The industry’s hopes that a US federal spending bill would reduce the impact of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) deeming regulations were disappointed this week when a Senate committee approved a version that makes no reference to...