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EU’s safety agency gets on board with guidelines for lithium batteries

19th January 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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As the debate on the safety of lithium batteries continues, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published guidelines and recommendations about the carriage of e-cig batteries on flights.

The agency of the European Union with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) to inform both airlines and passengers of a safe way to carry their lithium batteries, including those used for e-cigarettes.

Brussels postpones tax decision on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco

12th January 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

Belgium
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Europe
Policy and Politics
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The European Commission has said it will review the future tax situation of e-cigarettes and heated-tobacco products in 2019, and will not propose a revision of the Directive 2011/64/EU on excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco now

Regulation, creativity and variety – that was the e-cig year that was

27th December 2017 | Regulatory briefing |

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ECigIntelligence’s review of the year gone by reflects the big stories of the e-cigarette world in 2017, the trends in regulation, the developing and diverging markets, the science and innovation, and peers into the crystal ball to consider where it all goes from here

Heated tobacco on the agenda as European Commission mulls next TPD

2nd December 2017 | Regulatory briefing |

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Europe
Policy and Politics
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Regulation and Legislation
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Tighter regulation “is on the way” for e-cigs, according to the European Commission’s commissioner for health and food safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, who sees “possibilities”  for “stronger regulation” to “stop advertising and online sales”

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