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.

Malaysia regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 20th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

The Malaysian Ministry of Health is working on a framework for the regulation of e-cigarettes, and expects to put a proposal before parliament at the end of 2019. In the meantime ...

Indonesia regulatory report

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 11th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

The legal classification of e-cigarettes in Indonesia is not entirely clear, as in different situations they may fall under either tobacco law or consumer product regulation ...

Portugal regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 10th April 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Our updated report outlines the rules governing e-cigarettes in Portugal, where they have been regulated since 2016 according to the European TPD, and how the regulations are applied ...

Strict regulations may get tougher: Finland regulatory report

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 29th March 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Finland’s vaping regulations are among the strictest in the EU; nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are treated as tobacco-related products and all flavours except tobacco are banned. Online sales are prohibited; bricks-and-mortar stores are the only retail channel allowed; advertising and...

Switzerland regulatory report

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

Our updated report looks at the tobacco law that is likely to form the basis of future regulation of e-cigarettes and HnB products in a country that is in Europe but outside the EU ...

New York State regulatory report

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 13th February 2019 || Regulatory reports |

This updated report looks at around 30 new bills to restrict vapour products which have been introduced to the New York State Assembly and Senate since the 2019 legislative session convened on 9th January ...

United Kingdom regulatory report

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 28th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

The UK is still set to leave the EU, after which the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) will no longer apply but the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 will remain in force with minor amendments ...

Republic of Ireland regulatory report

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 10th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

This regulatory report on Ireland includes updates on labelling and packaging, upcoming restrictions on retail, including a ban on sales to minors, public usage, advertising and marketing, and taxation ...

E-liquids now taxed: Cyprus regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

In our latest look at regulations in Cyprus, we can see that a special procedure is applicable for “reduced-risk” claims of e-cigarette products, there is currently no notification fee and a tax on e-liquids and heated tobacco has...