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.

Sweden’s new e-cig law transposes TPD

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 21st July 2017 || Regulatory reports |

E-cigarettes are regulated in Sweden by the Act on Electronic Cigarettes and Refill Containers (2017/425), which came into force on 1st July 2017. It transposed the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into Swedish legislation. Non-nicotine products are currently...

Poland: a stringent approach to vapour products

Written by Marija Obradovic || 8th June 2017 || Regulatory reports |

ECigIntelligence brings you updated detail on the state of Polish regulation of e-cigarette products following transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive into national law, and reports on how the rules are being enforced in...

France: post-TPD rules get some needed clarification

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 18th May 2017 || Regulatory reports |

One of the world’s largest e-cigarette markets, France has transposed the European TPD in several pieces of legislation, starting with the Health Law plus decrees and ordinances with more detailed product specific regulation for e-cigarettes....

Colombia: a free market faces tobacco-style regulation

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 15th May 2017 || Regulatory reports |

By contrast with other South American countries, which have a de facto ban on vaping, e-cigarettes have until now been virtually unregulated in Colombia. That could soon change, however, with a proposal before Congress to bring e-cigs under...

Hardware notification in Denmark: questions answered

Written by Marija Obradovic || 12th May 2017 || Regulatory reports |

From 7th June 2017, all e-cig products launched in Denmark must meet the new requirements for notification and ones that don’t must be removed from the market. As the transitional period is approaching, questions concerning hardware notification are...

Estonia: online ban, taxes on the way

Written by ECigIntelligence || 18th April 2017 || Regulatory reports |

While The Tobacco Act classes e-cigarettes as tobacco-related products, Estonia's government is considering a draft amendment to that bill that could see domestic online sales may be banned in 2019. Currently, e-liquid is not taxed, but that is...

TPD is being transposed as UK plans to leave the EU

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 15th March 2017 || Regulatory reports |

In this March 2017 report on the UK market, we find that there is currently no national legal restriction on the public usage of e-cigarettes in the United Kingdom. Variations in interpretation of the TPD include a modification...