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.

Right on deadline, Ireland transposes the TPD

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

The Republic of Ireland has succeeded in transposing the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) at the eleventh hour, with recently-appointed health minister Simon Harris signing the necessary regulations to come into force...

Some are sanguine, but PMTA fine print causes concern

Written by Freddie Dawson || 12th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

Some larger independent e-cigarette companies support the new rules from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), despite the debate over them being widely portrayed as an argument between Big Tobacco and health organisations on one side versus...

PMTAs can use many kinds of scientific support, FDA says

Written by Barnaby Page || 10th May 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believes most e-cigarette manufacturers will need to conduct fresh scientific research in order to obtain authorisation for their products under the newly-published deeming regulations – but not necessarily full-blown clinical...