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

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

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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: e-cig advertising rules in Britain and France compared

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th October 2014 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
France
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Regulatory control of advertising in the UK • Existing UK advertising restrictions • The New UK Rules • Non-statutory regulation of e-cigarette advertising in France • The two regimes: few...

In depth: Spain market and regulatory update

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

EU
Europe
Spain
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
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 |

EU
Europe
Germany
Regulation and Legislation
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: e-cigs in the U.S. – market and regulatory analysis

Written by David Attwood || 24th September 2014 || Regulatory reports |

California
North America
United States
Companies
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
A comprehensive survey of the U.S. e-cigarette market and regulation, including: Market size • Consumption patterns • Online pricing • Distribution • Raw material supply • E-cigarette usage surveys • Current U.S. e-cigarette regulation • The future of...

In depth: Spain’s national regulations – and its next steps

Written by Barnaby Page || 22nd September 2014 || Market reports , Regulatory reports |

Europe
Spain
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports
Regulatory reports
Regulatory landscape: from regional to uniform regulation • Current regulatory framework • Comparison with tobacco regulation • Public use restrictions • Age restrictions • Packaging and point-of-sale requirements • Advertising restrictions • Medical claims • Enforcement • Case...

Updated: the WHO’s influence on global e-cig regulation

Written by Barnaby Page || 11th September 2014 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
EU
Europe
North America
South America
United Kingdom
United States
World
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
What the FCTC is • A global treaty • Broad scope of regulation • The regulatory framework • The FCTC in practice • No enforcement powers • Enforcement by signatories • Self-reporting • Shadow reporting • Influence on...

In depth: what will the WHO decide on e-cig regulation?

Written by Barnaby Page || 8th September 2014 || Regulatory reports |

World
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
WHO’s basis for regulation • Political will to regulate • Regulatory proposals in detail • Likely impact of COP6 recommendations • Industry excluded from consultation? • Russia’s political situation and COP6 •...

In depth: legal challenges to the EU Tobacco Products Directive

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th August 2014 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The law governing adoption of the TPD • Significant new rules for tobacco and e-cigs • Challenges before transposition • Pre-transposition challenges by member states • Poland’s TPD challenge • Pre-transposition challenges before the UK high court •...

In depth: little e-cig regulation in Poland, and not much likely

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th August 2014 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Poland
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
E-cigs are not tobacco products • E-cigs are relatively unregulated • Standard consumer protection law applies • No product standards or requirements • Public use restrictions in significant cities • Limits on local government power • No tobacco...

In depth: GMPs – are standards coming for e-cig manufacture?

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th August 2014 || Market reports , Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Market reports
Regulatory reports
GMPs defined • Core principles: control and documentation • Enforcement • Evolution of GMPs: “current GMPs” and international harmonisation • The application of GMPs to tobacco and e-cigarettes • Industry groups and NGOs fill the regulatory void •...

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

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

California
Louisiana
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
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: e-gaming’s lessons for e-cigarettes

Written by Barnaby Page || 2nd July 2014 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
EU
Europe
North America
South America
United States
World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
E-cigarette regulation: lessons from another industry • Regulatory issues compared • Online gambling regulatory models • Lessons for the e-cigarette...

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

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

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
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...

In depth: FDA deeming regulations – the process to implementation

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th June 2014 || Regulatory reports |

United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
FDA 9-step regulatory process • Public comment • FDA e-cigarette information requests • FDA case studies: previous FDA efforts to regulate tobacco products • Impact of public comment submissions • Extension of public comment period for deeming...

In depth: regulatory and market impacts of the European TPD

Written by Barnaby Page || 25th May 2014 || Regulatory reports |

Belgium
Denmark
EU
Europe
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Spain
United Kingdom
Market Research
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The first comprehensive report on e-cigarettes in the European Union is now available to all ECigIntelligence...

In depth: inside the FDA, part 1 – new to e-cigs, not to controversy

Written by Jim Myers || 10th March 2014 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Five years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally gained the legal authority to regulate certain tobacco products, the agency is in the middle of what could be a landmark effort to extend that power to...