Regulatory briefing / Europe

This page covers all of our European regulatory news briefings. These include all stories relating to individual European countries, as well as more general updates and briefings from the continent as a whole. These range from changes and developments in legislation and restrictions to new proposals and policy developments.

What lies over the horizon for the worldwide e-cigarette industry in 2021?

7th January 2021 | Regulatory briefing |

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2021 is sure to be another significant year for the vaping industry across the globe, with a bunch of new regulations on the horizon – and hopefully a light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

UK healthcare products agency ready to take over e-cigarette notifications

28th December 2020 | Regulatory briefing |

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The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is on course to take charge of new e-cigarette product notifications in England, Scotland and Wales from 1st January, when Britain will officially no longer be a member of the EU following the 12-month transition period. The agency has already migrated to the new submission portal […]

PHE: seven-year report on the UK’s soon-to-be-disbanded authority on vaping

3rd September 2020 | Regulatory briefing |

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The recent news that the British government is to scrap Public Health England and replace it with a new institute makes this an appropriate moment to look back at some of PHE’s achievements in creating policies and evidence on tobacco-alternative products. Since it was set up in April 2013 to “bring public health specialists into […]