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.

In depth: more safety worries over e-liquid flavourings

Written by Marc Beishon || 27th April 2015 || Regulatory reports |

E-cigarette flavours are causing concern again, but this time not over their purported appeal to youth. The latest study to stoke up worries about harmful substances in e-cigs is “Flavour chemicals in electronic cigarette fluids”, another from a...

In depth: the new Dutch decree on e-cigarettes, Feb. 2015

Written by ECigIntelligence || 30th January 2015 || Regulatory reports |

Executive summary • Introduction • Dutch regulatory powers • Previous Dutch e-cig regulation • New regulation in detail • Definition of e-cigarette • Advertising • Ingredients • Additives • Packaging • Instruction leaflet • Child-proofing • E-liquid volume...

In depth: e-cigs in the UK – market and regulatory analysis

Written by David Attwood || 26th October 2014 || Regulatory reports |

A comprehensive survey of the UK e-cigarette market and regulation, including: Market size: estimates and methodology; model assumptions; industry estimates • Consumption patterns: number of e-cigarette users in the UK; comparisons with usage data from outside UK; overview...

In depth: Spain market and regulatory update

Written by David Attwood || 3rd October 2014 || Regulatory reports |

Contents: Market size • Form factors • Individual usage • Retail channel • Major Spanish retailers • Recent upheavals • Regulation • Introduction • Regulatory landscape: from regional to uniform regulation • Current regulatory framework • Comparison with...

In depth: Germany regulatory update September 2014

Written by ECigIntelligence || 29th September 2014 || Regulatory reports |

Current legal and regulatory framework • Legislation under consideration • Case law on medical/pharmaceutical status of e-cigs • Case law on e-cigs as tobacco products • Import restrictions • Public use and advertising restrictions • TPD implementation •...

In depth: the complexity of U.S. e-cigarette regulation

Written by ECigIntelligence || 3rd July 2014 || Regulatory reports |

The multi-layered, multi-jurisdictional regulatory landscape • The structure of federal and state e-cig regulation • Trends in state government regulation • Trends in local government regulation • Case study: regulation of e-cigarettes in California • Deep dive: restriction...

In depth: potential legal challenges to FDA e-cig rules

Written by ECigIntelligence || 21st June 2014 || Regulatory reports |

Tobacco: precedents for challenge • Potential challenges to the deeming regulations • Challenges to scientific foundation • Challenges to pre-market approval and substantial equivalence • Challenges to health warning labels • Challenges to the deeming of e-cigs as...