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

3rd July 2020

Africa
Albania
Argentina
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Brazil
Cambodia
Canada
Central America
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Egypt
Ethiopia
Europe
Georgia
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Malaysia
Mexico
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar
New Zealand
Nigeria
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.

Europe regulatory tracker: restrictions, requirements and sanctions June 2020

2nd July 2020

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

The upgraded ECigIntelligence Europe regulatory tracker provides crucial e-cigarette-related regulations for Europe in one place, covering the 27 EU member states plus the UK, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland

Colorado asks voters to decide on new vaping tax scheme in November ballot

1st July 2020

Colorado
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Regulatory briefing

Voters in the US state of Colorado will decide in November whether to enact a new tax on vapour products after the state legislature agreed to put a taxation scheme for nicotine products to the ballot

Regulatory report: Belgium

30th June 2020

Belgium
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This substantially updated report offers a comprehensive overview of Belgium’s regulatory framework for e-cigarettes, covering all aspects of the law and analysing both current and possible future regulation

Flavour tracker Canada

30th June 2020

Canada
North America
Flavours
Flavour & nicotine trackers

Explore the most significant flavour profiles and categories offered by leading brands and top websites for Canada’s e-cigarette market by navigating our interactive and user-friendly visualisations

Ireland’s new government takes office with vaping regulations on the agenda

30th June 2020

Europe
Ireland
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Regulatory briefing

The newly elected taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland, Micheál Martin, has a more restrictive approach to tobacco-alternative products among his policy priorities, as laid out in the coalition government’s five-year plan

Hong Kong will look again at banning e-cigs after September elections

29th June 2020

Asia
Hong Kong
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Hong Kong will reintroduce a bill to ban tobacco-alternative products after local elections in September. The Legislative Council halted discussions on the existing bill due to a lack of time

How has the ban on vaping imports gone down Down Under?

26th June 2020

Regulation and Legislation
Blog

Health minister Greg Hunt this week announced a ban on all e-cigarette imports except under medical prescription – effectively a total vaping ban in a country where imports were previously the only legal way to get e-cigs

Netherlands heads towards ruling out e-liquid flavours from early next year

25th June 2020

Europe
Netherlands
Flavours
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The Dutch government is working on new legislation to ban all e-cigarette flavours early next year to reduce the appeal of vaping to young people while not discouraging smokers from using e-cigs to help them quit

Regulatory report: Belarus

25th June 2020

Belarus
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Belarus introduced e-cigarette regulation for the first time in 2019. This report offers a detailed overview of the current regulations in place for e-cigs and related products

Flavour tracker UK

25th June 2020

Europe
United Kingdom
Flavours
Flavour & nicotine trackers

Explore the most significant flavour profiles and categories offered by leading brands and top websites for the UK e-cigarette market by navigating our interactive and user-friendly visualisations

New tracker reveals extent of US trend towards fruit-flavoured e-liquids

24th June 2020

North America
United States
Flavours
Business briefing

US vapers are becoming increasingly drawn to fruit flavours. In the first quarter of 2020 the category accounted for more than 40% of all e-liquids tracked by ECigIntelligence for its newly launched US flavours tracker

Australia cracks down still harder, banning e-cig imports from 1st July

23rd June 2020

Australasia
Australia
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Australian health minister Greg Hunt has announced that importing e-cigarettes will be banned from 1st July “to reduce the risk to public health through addiction to nicotine and nicotine poisoning”

Flavour tracker US

22nd June 2020

North America
United States
Flavours
Flavour & nicotine trackers

Explore the most significant flavour profiles and categories offered by leading brands and top websites for the US e-cigarette market by navigating our interactive and user-friendly visualisations

Snapshot: Czech Republic, June 2020

22nd June 2020

Czech Republic
Europe
Market Research
Market reports
Market Snapshots

This market snapshot for the Czech Republic 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

Could the land that makes e-cigarettes for the world ban them at home?

22nd June 2020

Asia
China
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Blog

Could China, where most of the world’s e-cigarettes are made, actually be considering banning them? It could have major global repercussions for the whole vaping industry – and so, potentially, for levels of smoking – if it did. A gradual move towards a total e-cig ban was among the proposals put forward at the so-called […]

Snapshot: Portugal, June 2020

22nd June 2020

Europe
Portugal
Market Research
Market reports
Market Snapshots

This ECigIntelligence market snapshot for Portugal covers key indicators such as recent, present and predicted market size, an indication of regulation level and an overview of the top available brands

Methodology and definitions for ECigIntelligence market reports

22nd June 2020

World
Market reports

      Market Sizing methodology   Market size estimates are based on the ECigIntelligence proprietary market model, with data cross-referenced between markets. Inputs into this model are collated through primary research conducted by and with our consultants, industry experts, opinion leaders and regional intelligence specialists. This research is backed up by findings from key […]

Reynolds sues LA County over ‘draconian’ e-cig flavour ban

19th June 2020

California
North America
United States
Companies
Flavours
Major brands
Business briefing

RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and two of its affiliates have filed a lawsuit trying to strike down Los Angeles County’s ban on flavoured vapour and tobacco products

Online retail report: open systems dominate in Canada

18th June 2020

Canada
North America
COVID-19
Major brands
Market Research
Retail
Market reports

This report examines the online market in Canada, looking at the effects of COVID-19 on vape products’ offer evolution since Q1 2019 on the country’s top five e-cig websites

Flavour tracker trial version

18th June 2020

Market Research
Flavour & nicotine trackers

Description   Conveniently navigate our interactive and user-friendly visualisations to gain an advantageous perspective on the most significant flavour profiles, categories, nicotine formats and nicotine strengths offered by leading brands and top websites in seven major e-cigarette markets – the US, UK, Russia, Germany, France, Italy, and Canada. The new and exclusive ECigIntelligence flavours and nicotine-strength […]

Snapshot: Slovakia, June 2020

18th June 2020

Europe
Slovakia
Market Research
Market reports
Market Snapshots

This market snapshot for Slovakia 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