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Michigan flavour ban stokes mixed feelings

9th September 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Michigan
North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Since Michigan Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer used her executive authority as governor to ban flavoured e-cigarettes, the public health community has applauded her actions.

First death from mysterious lung condition affecting US vapers

24th August 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Illinois
North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulatory briefing

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

Minnesota implements Clean Indoor Air restrictions to ‘protect humans’

6th August 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Minnesota
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act (MCIAA) and a series of amendments that include e-cigarettes became effective from 1st August with the aim to “protect humans” from second-hand cigarette smoke from combustibles and aerosol from e-cigarettes, vaporisers, and e-hookah devices.

Cuomo signs Tobacco 21 legislation in NY, new policy enforced in Delaware

19th July 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Delaware
Kentucky
New York
North America
Ohio
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
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Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Tobacco 21 legislation is once again a top political discussion in various US states. A new law that raises the legal age for purchasing tobacco products will come into effect in four months in New York state, and Delaware has just enforced similar legislation.