Regulatory briefing

In depth: e-cigarette regulation in Texas, February 2015

Written by || 12th February 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
Texas
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Introduction • The matrix of authority • State government regulation • Local government regulation • Regulation by quasi-governmental institutions • Regulatory trends • Appendix: state law on tobacco and consumer...

Behind the headlines: findings of the Johns Hopkins lung study

Written by Barnaby Page || 8th February 2015 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Japan
Maryland
North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
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Switching to e-cigarettes may not ease the symptoms of smokers who are suffering from shortness of breath and coughing. Despite mass-media coverage implying that e-cigs might directly harm the lungs, this was the principal finding of recent research...

As FDA’s Hamburg steps down, successor will face critics

Written by Jim Myers || 8th February 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulatory briefing
Congressional critics of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will get a chance to quiz its next leader on the issue of regulating e-cigarettes once president Obama has nominated a successor to Margaret...

The e-cig world’s top stories, from Holland to the Pacific

Written by Freddie Dawson || 3rd February 2015 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Asia
California
EU
Europe
Netherlands
North America
Portugal
South Korea
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
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ECigIntelligence looks back at the e-cigarette stories of the last month that you can’t afford to...

In California, public health squares up to e-cigarettes

Written by Barnaby Page || 29th January 2015 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
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The top public health official in the state of California has all but declared war on e-cigarettes, in a pair of reports that focus closely on the products’ purported health risks while repudiating their claimed...

Californian bill would ban vaping in most workplaces

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th January 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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Californian legislators will soon consider another proposal to bring e-cigarettes into the ambit of tobacco legislation, with effects including a widespread ban on vaping in public...

FAA says air passengers must carry, not check, their e-cigs

Written by Jim Myers || 26th January 2015 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Belgium
Denmark
EU
Europe
France
Germany
Italy
Netherlands
North America
Norway
Poland
Sweden
United States
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Are e-cigs and other tobacco substitutes welcome on passenger planes? Are they a danger, an infringement of near-universal strict rules against in-flight smoking, or a benign product that passengers might...

Still waiting for FDA e-cig rules, U.S. states take the initiative

Written by Barnaby Page || 23rd January 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

California
Hawaii
Michigan
Montana
New Mexico
New York
United States
Utah
Washington
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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While Washington remains deafeningly quiet on its plans to regulate e-cigarettes, individual U.S. states and lower levels of government are busy filling the legal...

E-cig taxation measures expected to proliferate

Written by Freddie Dawson || 16th January 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Europe
Italy
Minnesota
North America
North Carolina
Portugal
South Korea
United States
Regulation and Legislation
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Governments around the world are waking up to the potential of taxing e-cigarettes, according to a new report from...

Mandatory child-proofing: senator Nelson tries again

Written by Jim Myers || 14th January 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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Still unsure exactly who derailed his child-proofing legislation late last year, U.S. senator Bill Nelson is trying again to persuade Congress that it should mandate safety packaging for the liquid nicotine containers used to refill e-cigarettes....

2014 in e-cigs: sound and fury, but what did they signify?

Written by Barnaby Page || 31st December 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Canada
EU
Europe
India
North America
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World
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A review of the top trends and stories from the year 2014 for the e-cigarette...

No evidence that e-cig trial leads to smoking, study finds

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th December 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
Oklahoma
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulatory briefing
Trying nicotine through experimentation with e-cigarettes does not seem likely to lead to a tobacco smoking habit, according to new research from Oklahoma which casts tentative doubt on the “gateway hypothesis” of e-cigs as a pathway to conventional...

Cochrane Review: a cautious thumbs-up for e-cigarettes

Written by Marc Beishon || 20th December 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Europe
Italy
New Zealand
United Kingdom
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
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E-cigarettes containing nicotine can help people quit and cut down on smoking: that is the digested version of the Cochrane review on the use of e-cigs for smoking cessation and reduction, but the review itself is considerably more...

Vapers “significantly less dependent” than smokers

Written by Marc Beishon || 17th December 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
Pennsylvania
United States
Public Health and Medicine
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Relatively little scientific work has been done on comparing dependence on nicotine via tobacco with dependence on the substance via other delivery vehicles. But new U.S. research attempts to answer this question using a new index of dependence...

Ten U.S. states still allow children to buy e-cigarettes

Written by Freddie Dawson || 12th December 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

New Jersey
North America
North Dakota
United States
Utah
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
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More than 16m children under the age of 17 are able to legally buy e-cigarettes in the U.S., according to calculations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Ireland beginning consultation on licences for e-cig retailers

Written by Barnaby Page || 10th December 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Ireland
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
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E-cig retailers in Ireland would require licensing under proposed legislation which the government characterises as a first step toward meeting the requirements of the European Tobacco Products Directive...

E-cig trial high among Welsh youth, but influences uncertain

Written by Freddie Dawson || 6th December 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Minnesota
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
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New data from a Welsh youth survey suggests that indoor vaping bans may have little effect on e-cigarette awareness among children, and raises questions on the influence of e-cig use by...

In depth: New York state e-cig regulation, December 2014

Written by || 1st December 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

New York
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Introduction • The matrix of authority • State government regulation • Local government regulation • Regulation by quasi-governmental institutions • Regulatory trends • Appendix 1: state law and New York City law • Appendix 2: notable lawsuit –...

Tanks, politics, and “5% risk”: the stories you shouldn’t miss

Written by Barnaby Page || 29th November 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Africa
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Some recent developments in the e-cig world will likely have an impact long after the more transient triumphs and tussles are...

Canada’s biggest province plans indoor vaping ban, rules on sale

Written by Barnaby Page || 25th November 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Canada
North America
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
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Legislators in Canada’s most populous province are considering a comprehensive e-cig bill which would prohibit vaping in public enclosed spaces, limit in-store marketing, forbid sale to minors, and make flavour bans...

Do Minnesota’s young people really vape more than others?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 23rd November 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

Minnesota
North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulatory briefing
Nearly 20% of middle and high school students in Minnesota have tried vaping, a proportion about three times higher than the national average – but the public health researchers who produced the figure have cautioned against assuming that...

Indoor bans for Minneapolis, Baltimore; outdoor in Boulder?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 19th November 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

Maryland
Minnesota
North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The U.S. cities of Minneapolis and Baltimore have joined the likes of Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia by banning the use of e-cigarettes in most indoor public places, while Boulder is considering an outdoor...