Six months after implementing a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, the city of Chicago has cited several businesses for breaking the rules and announced a lawsuit against a business accused of selling non-compliant vaping products
The postponement of the 2020 Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to next year could be good news for the tobacco alternatives sector
The death of an Illinois vaper, announced on Friday by the state’s Department of Public Health, has prompted a considerable response by public health leaders and tobacco control groups
A person who had “recently vaped” has died in Illinois after being hospitalised for severe respiratory illness. The death escalates to a new level the sudden emergence of unexplained lung conditions among vapers, most of them young, across the US
Illinois, Vermont and Maine are the latest US states to overhaul their tax codes to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco products
Health authorities around the world presented their policies against e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)
Florida appears to be on the road towards joining the Tobacco 21 movement, while another bill also moving through the state legislature would ban indoor vaping at work
Several US states have recently introduced initiatives aimed at fighting what health regulators have termed the “youth vaping epidemic” by increasing the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21
Details of legal changes and proposals in 15 states and at federal level were among 69 stories published last month by ECigIntelligence to subscribers through our daily US Live Alerts
Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has been accused of “failing children” in the state after he vetoed legislation that would have made 21 the minimum purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products
All the stories from August’s US regulatory Live Alerts from ECigIntelligence can now be found on one page, ordered alphabetically by state
This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed a memo in opposition to a motion for a summary judgment in US District Court in Maryland for a lawsuit against the tobacco deeming extensions. The lawsuit arose from the FDA s defence of its extension of the initial deeming rule compliance deadlines.
Commissioner Gottlieb seemingly wants to streamline the premarket approval process
Chicago lawmakers meet today to discuss proposals to ban flavoured e-liquids – but the city already has trouble enforcing existing bans, such as one on the sale of menthol cigarettes within 500ft of a high school
Against expectation, a comprehensive Tobacco 21 bill that includes e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine products has been approved by both houses of the Illinois state government
The latest in a series of regular reports from ECigIntelligence on the progress of vapour-related regulation in the U.S, focusing on the current sessions of state legislatures.
E-cigarette retailers and vapers in the Chicago area will soon be faced with new taxes that could mean e-liquid prices more than double.
The gravest threat to the U.S. vapour industry comes from local government. While state-level attempts to regulate the industry have been largely unsuccessful, hundreds of local laws have come into force.
While delegates to this week’s World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi presumably must decide which of the title’s categories e-cigarettes fall into, those who’ve missed it have another choice to make: just how many of the plethora of e-cig-related events in upcoming months they should attend. The conference in the United Arab […]
Prison inmates in North Carolina are to be allowed e-cigarettes, following an unusual law-making decision which implicitly gives official recognition to the products as substitutes for tobacco smoking.
The U.S. state of Illinois is considering making child locks for bottles of e-liquid mandatory, a move which would give the state stricter rules than those planned by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The attorneys general of 28 U.S. states and territories have asked the country’s biggest pharmacy chains to stop selling tobacco products – but did not mention e-cigarettes in their letters.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to ban e-cigarettes in public spaces including bars and nightclubs.