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.

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 ...

EU Council to ‘promote’ revision of tobacco excise directive

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 13th July 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Regulatory briefing
The upcoming presidencies of the Council of the European Union have agreed to include the revision of the Directive 2011/64 on the structure and rates of excise duties applied to manufactured tobacco in their strategic agenda ...

Alberta tables new e-cig legislation setting under-age sales ban

Written by ECigIntelligence || 12th June 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

Alberta
Canada
North America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Canada could soon have provincial vaping laws from coast to coast after Alberta, the one province without its own law, tabled legislation to crack down on where vaping products can be sold and who can purchase them ...

World No Tobacco Day 2020: the debate about harm reduction

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

EU
Europe
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
World No Tobacco Day provides an opportunity to consider the approach that public health authorities, policymakers, and advocates around the world have towards the role of tobacco-alternatives products ...