Regulatory reports

Our regulatory reports provide legal and regulatory in-depth analysis of the vaping industry. Many reports focus on specific countries, providing a detailed overview of the regulatory landscape within the country. They also cover all current and possible future restrictions as well as the relevant laws and governing bodies. In addition, we have a number of other reports that analyse controversial and obscure areas, along with our expert interpretations of the relevant laws.

Regulatory report: Croatia

Written by ECigIntelligence || 24th February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Croatia
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This regulatory report provides a comprehensive overview of the current regulations in place for e-cigarettes in Croatia, covering aspects such as taxation, labelling and packaging, public usage and more ...

Regulatory report: the EC view on products outside the TPD

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 18th February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
ECigIntelligence gained access to a series of documents disclosed by the EU after a freedom of information request that contained its recent conversations with the tobacco and vaping industries. This report summarises the main points ...

Q&A: US FDA enforcement on certain flavoured e-liquid products

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 3rd February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
FDA
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The US FDA has recently implemented enforcement on (some) flavoured-e-liquid products, but what does this actually mean? This report provides answers to some of the important questions ...

Regulatory report: Morocco

Written by ECigIntelligence || 3rd February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
Morocco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This regulatory report provides information on the restrictions on vaping in Morocco, which are limited, looking at the general regulatory landscape as well as taxation ...

Regulatory report: Myanmar

Written by ECigIntelligence || 28th January 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Myanmar
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
E-cigarettes and related products are legal in Myanmar, where they are not specifically regulated by any law ...

Regulatory report: California

Written by ECigIntelligence || 15th January 2020 || Regulatory reports |

California
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Californian regulation of e-cigs is tightening. This report covers all aspects of the regulations in place and planned, from age restrictions to taxation, labelling and marketing restrictions ...

Regulatory report: Turkey

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 24th December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Turkey
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
E-cigarette products containing nicotine cannot be currently sold in Turkey without a pharmaceutical licence from the Ministry of Health, although none have been granted so far ...

Vaping restrictions in and around Los Angeles and San Francisco metros

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 23rd December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

California
North America
United States
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report focuses on two of California's biggest cities – Los Angeles and San Francisco – and their vaping prohibitions and flavour bans. Local governments have decided to react to the “vaping crisis” and have adopted some of...

Regulation mirrors that of TPD: Bulgaria regulatory report

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 2nd December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Bulgaria
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Our latest regulatory report for Bulgaria details the general regulatory framework for the country, as well as providing recent updates for national regulation, labelling and packaging, obligation to notify and public usage, taxation and enforcement ...

Regulation focused on youth access: Florida regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 22nd November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Florida
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
E-cigarette regulation in Florida is limited and focused mainly on preventing minors from accessing the products. This report provides information on the various restrictions in place in the state in relation to e-cigs ...

Proposed PMTA rule on labelling and marketing: FAQ

Written by ECigIntelligence || 18th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
FDA
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report answers some of the questions a manufacturer may be asking in relation to the position of the proposed rule with regards to labelling and marketing ...

An overview of e-cigarette bans and flavour restrictions in major US cities

Written by ECigIntelligence || 13th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Arizona
California
Colorado
Florida
Illinois
Indiana
Massachusetts
New York
North America
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas
United States
Washington
Washington D.C.
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report provides information on the current status of local bans and restrictions on e-cigarettes and e-cig flavours in the 21 largest cities in the US ...

Global tobacco harm reduction policies: selected country overview

Written by ECigIntelligence || 11th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
Asia
Brazil
China
Egypt
Europe
France
Germany
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Nigeria
North America
Russia
Saudi Arabia
South Africa
South America
Spain
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
World
Health
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report provides an overview of harm-reduction policies with regards to tobacco use from 18 selected countries from around the world ...

New tax laws now in effect: North Macedonia regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 7th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Macedonia
North Macedonia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
ECigIntelligence takes a look at the rules and regulations governing the e-cig market in North Macedonia, including the new laws that have come into effect in 2019 and how ties with EU regulations are getting closer ...

In depth: the US FDA’s new PMTA rules

Written by ECigIntelligence || 5th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
FDA
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The US FDA's new proposed rule for PMTAs provides details of how to structure the application as well as what to include. This report looks at this rule in detail ...

E-cigs regulated as tobacco products: Saudi Arabia regulatory report

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 1st November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Saudi Arabia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Electronic cigarettes are now legal in Saudi Arabia and regulated in a similar way to Europe. This report outlines the regulations and restrictions in all areas, including advertising, tax, enforcement, packaging and labelling, and public usage ...

Strict tax regime remains: Pennsylvania regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 3rd October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
Pennsylvania
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Pennsylvania is one of the least vaper-friendly states in the US following an amendment to the Tax Reform Code. This report provides a comprehensive summary of regulations in the state ...

South Africa regulatory report: unclear regulations remain

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 1st October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
South Africa
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The South African government has publicly taken a radical stance against e-cigarettes, promising to restrict them in the same way as tobacco. This report covers regulatory areas including advertising and marketing, tax and enforcement ...

CBD in e-liquids: a guide for the EU

Written by ECigIntelligence || 5th September 2019 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The legal status of CBD for vaping is not as cut-and-dried as you might hope, even though vaping products havea clear regulatory regime in Europe ...

New tax rate due in 2020: Poland regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th September 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Poland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
A new tax regime in Poland has been delayed until 2020, while the notification process has been tightened up but some areas of reguation still appear open to interpretation ...

Taxes set to rise: Philippines regulatory report

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 28th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Philippines
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest look at the rules and regulations in the Philippines we report on upcoming changes to the tax regime, the expansion on restrictions, public vaping and changes in the minimum legal age ...

European industry standards: where we are

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 15th July 2019 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This ECigIntelligence report looks at the need for, and process of, common standards across products within – and outside – the European Union ...