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EU: ‘weak’ evidence to support e-cigs as a smoking cessation tool

25th September 2020

EU
Europe
Health
Policy and Politics
Business briefing

The EU scientific committee concluded that there is weak evidence “for the support of electronic cigarettes’ effectiveness in helping smokers to quit” and warned about the addiction that nicotine can produce in young people

Juul chief calls for ‘advantageous’ regulation for tobacco alternatives

23rd September 2020

North America
United States
Companies
Flavours
Major brands
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

Juul Labs chairman and CEO Kevin Crosthwaite has warned that regulatory efforts to curb e-cigarette use risk tipping the balance back in favour of more dangerous combustible cigarettes

Concerned US vape stores diversify in response to FDA’s PMTA regulation

22nd September 2020

North America
United States
Consumers
FDA
Retail
Business briefing

US vape stores are diversifying into CBD and oral nicotine, while others fear being blamed by customers for reduced choice as FDA premarket tobacco product regulations cause products to disappear from the shelves

Regulatory report: Russia

22nd September 2020

Russia
World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This reports details the regulation of e-cigarettes which came into force in Russia on 31st July 2020, including planned future tax rises and scheduled changes in sanctions

Regulatory report: Estonia, one of Europe’s toughest regimes

19th September 2020

Estonia
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Estonia is one of the most severe environments for the vaping industry in Europe. This report provides an overview of the current vaping laws, including the country’s stance on flavours as well as nicotine and non-nicotine e-liquids

An insight into how COVID-19 influences the nicotine market – where are we now?

18th September 2020

World
COVID-19
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

Our managing director, Tim Phillips, recently discussed how COVID-19 influences the nicotine market at the Nicotine Cannabis Strategies Europe, which took place online on 10th September. Tim presents the COVID-19 and EVALI impact on the market and on Europe in general, plus some other European developments from this year. He also provides an overview of […]

How EVALI, and the way it was reported, damaged perceptions of vaping

18th September 2020

Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Consumers
FDA
Health
Science
Business briefing

Many smokers believe vaping is at least as harmful as combustible cigarettes, despite e-cigarettes’ lower production of toxicants and carcinogens; researchers in England have been examining why

Regulatory report: Ireland

16th September 2020

Europe
Ireland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The new Irish government’s five-year plan includes the introduction of new rules addressing taxation, sales and advertising restrictions. This report covers all current and future regulation in the Republic

Regulatory report: Kuwait

16th September 2020

Asia
Kuwait
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This regulatory report provides an overview of all current and near-future regulation of e-cigarettes in Kuwait

Snapshot: Netherlands, September 2020

15th September 2020

Europe
Netherlands
Market Research
Market reports
Market Snapshots

This market snapshot for the Netherlands covers key indicators: recent, present and forecast market size; regulation level; an overview of the top available brands, form factors, retail distribution, prices and affordability

Global regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs August 2020

11th September 2020

Africa
Albania
Argentina
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Brazil
Cambodia
Canada
Central America
Chile
China
Colombia
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Egypt
Ethiopia
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Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
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Israel
Japan
Jordan
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North America
North Macedonia
Oman
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Taiwan
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam
World
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

Our regularly updated tracker details e-cigarette regulation around the world on key issues such as taxation, public vaping, advertising and sales restrictions.

United Arab Emirates online e-liquid flavours

8th September 2020

Asia
United Arab Emirates
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Charts and infographics

The most available e-liquid flavours for the top 20 online retailers in the United Arab Emirates, both for freebase e-liquids and nicotine salts

Regulatory report: Kazakhstan

7th September 2020

Asia
Kazakhstan
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Kazakhstan adopted regulation for e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products in July 2020, when the legal framework mostly equalised regulation of e-cigarettes with the regulation of tobacco products

Wednesday 4pm: final countdown to the PMTA deadline

7th September 2020

North America
United States
Companies
FDA
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The final deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) for e-cig products in the US is now imminent, with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially setting it at 4pm on 9th September