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Swedish Chemicals Agency swings in line with TPD

25th January 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Sweden
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The Swedish Chemicals Agency has changed its interpretation regarding e-liquids with nicotine concentration over 17 mg/ml.

As ECigIntelligence reported a few months ago, authorities required both producers and consumers to obtain a permit for the sale and use of e-liquid containing over 17 mg of nicotine per ml, which was a de facto ban.

Austria beefs up regulatory stance with Non-Smoking Act

21st January 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Austria
EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Austria has recently tightened up its regulatory stance with the Non Smoking Act (Nichtraucherschutzgesetz) restricting the purchasing age for e-cigs and similar tobacco products to 18 years old, from 1st January 2019. Previously, the minimum age for buying tobacco-related products was 16 years old.
The new age limit was voted into law in the federal parliament in April 2018, and now needs to be implemented by each state or land.

Experts, smokers and vapers to clarify UK research priorities

18th January 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

England
EU
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Market Research
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

British smokers and vapers, as well as medical experts, are being asked to help define priorities for scientific research on e-cigarettes.
The E-cigarettes Priority Setting Partnership project is beginning its open consultation with an online survey consisting of just one query: “What question(s) about electronic cigarettes would you like to see answered by research?”

2018, a year of attempts to bring clarity to e-cig and HnB regulation

31st December 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Canada
Europe
North America
United States
World
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Regulation, regulation, regulation was the theme of 2018. ECigIntelligence brings you its round-up of the developments that marked the old year and may shape the direction of those to come in the world of vaping and HnB