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Regulatory reports / China
In this section you will obtain our extensive Chinese regulatory coverage. Get in-depth analysis of the vaping compliance obligations in China as well as the different relevant laws and regulatory guidance on different categories such as e-cigarette taxation, advertising and marketing, retail channel restrictions, packaging, etc.
A draft amendment to the Chinese Tobacco Monopoly Law was released at the end of March. Pablo Cano Trilla, ECigIntelligence’s head of legal analysis, considers how e-cigarette regulation in China is likely to be affected
China Tobacco is battling a flourishing smuggling trade in heated tobacco products, while also proposing regulation of e-cigarettes that could threaten the livelihoods of a large number of small operators
Proposed regulation in Hong Kong would ban the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertising of e-cigarettes. But will this affect the current trade in vapour products exported from China via Hong Kong?
In our latest look at Chinese regulations, we find no foreign company has been permitted to sell heated tobacco devices and state-owned companies could, in theory, engage in the production of such products
The two leading brands in the vaping and heated tobacco sectors, Juul and Philip Morris International (PMI), are both engaged in active fights with Chinese companies over their intellectual property rights
Our report on Chinese e-cigarette regulation reviews the current regulatory landscape in the country, the forthcoming national standards, and the possible impact of tobacco-style regulation on vapour products
With no specific regulation in place, e-cigarettes in China only come under general consumer product rules – but that could change. Our special report investigates current Chinese law and where it might be going.
Australian consumers will be able to obtain medically licensed nicotine-containing e-cigarettes from community and online pharmacies
There is still some mystery around how the new system will be implemented. How will Australia’s new sales regime work?