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.

San Francisco votes 4/1 in favour of citywide e-cigarette ban

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

California
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Voters in San Francisco have opted overwhelmingly to confirm the ban on the sale, distribution or manufacture of e-cigarette products in the city, which will now come into effect on 1st January ...

Court halts Utah flavour ban, while Michigan governor files appeal

Written by ECigIntelligence || 30th October 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Michigan
North America
Rhode Island
United States
Utah
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The wave of executive actions against vaping across US states continues to be followed by a wave of judicial actions to stop it, with Michigan, Rhode Island and Utah the latest states embroiled in litigation ...

White House reviewing new FDA guidance on flavoured e-cigs

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 29th October 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
FDA
Flavours
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The White House has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s final version of its guideline on flavoured e-cigarettes currently on sale without premarket authorisation ...

Ontario bans e-cig promotion in c-stores, Alberta plans tax

Written by ECigIntelligence || 29th October 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Canada
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Retail
Tax
Regulatory briefing
Promotion of vaping products in convenience stores and gas stations is to be banned in Ontario from 1st January, while Alberta could become the first province in Canada to tax e-cigarettes ...

New York state e-cig ban on hold until 18th October, court rules

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

New York
North America
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court has put on hold the emergency regulation banning the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes that governor Andrew Cuomo adopted on 18th...

Two more US state governors issue e-liquid prohibitions by decree

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 26th September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Massachusetts
North America
Rhode Island
United States
Flavours
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Massachusetts and Rhode Island have joined the list of US states that have banned sales of e-liquids since the lung illness outbreak that was declared at the end of August ...

ASH report: half as many vapers as smokers in UK; dual users down

Written by Jon Bruford || 24th September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

England
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Consumers
Health
Market Research
Regulatory briefing
New data has been published by UK anti-smoking charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) to show that there are now half as many vapers in the UK as smokers, with 3.6million people vaping compared to 7.2m smokers...