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US FDA committee approves snuff reduced-risk claim

8th February 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

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A science committee at the FDA has approved a reduced-risk claim for snuff, a decision which may raise hopes that the agency is willing to accept some tobacco products as safer than others

Illinois tries again as Tobacco 21 gains ground across several states

7th February 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Connecticut
Delaware
Illinois
North America
South Carolina
Texas
United States
Policy and Politics
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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

US states place e-cigarette taxes among budget proposals

4th February 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

Massachusetts
Montana
North America
Rhode Island
United States
Regulation and Legislation
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State budget proposals for the 2020 fiscal year that would apply new taxes to e-cigarette products are under consideration in a number of US states, including Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Montana

Governor Cuomo announces plans to curb vaping in New York State

24th January 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

New York
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has recently announced part of a comprehensive plan to reduce the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes.

As a statement of intent, Governor Cuomo then presented his $152.3 billion state budget for 2019, including a 10 cent per ml tax on e-liquid. The tax would be imposed on all products, regardless of whether they contain nicotine or not. If passed, the tax would take effect 180 days later.

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

31st December 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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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

Industry and stakeholders react to US Surgeon General’s advisory

21st December 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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Tuesday’s advisory on e-cigarettes from US Surgeon General Jerome Adams sparked a response from relevant actors for the industry that fell along the usual lines; industry members indicated displeasure with the advisory, while some tobacco control groups and regulators parroted its talking points or generally indicated support.