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COP9 postponement buys time to consider evidence, say experts

30th April 2020 | Regulatory briefing |

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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

Anti-tobacco policies light up on World No Tobacco Day

31st May 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

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Health authorities around the world presented their policies against e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)

Florida on Tobacco 21 road, moves ahead with workplace vaping ban

3rd April 2019 | Regulatory briefing |

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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

DC vapour tax rise set to be followed by others across the US

1st October 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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The US is set for a series of tax rises on vapour products, starting with a considerable increase in DC today. Proposals for further increases are in the pipeline in Chicago, Montana and New Jersey

FDA files memo in opposition to public health coalition lawsuit

10th August 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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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.

FDA’s Gottlieb and Zeller seek to reduce red tape as part of future strategy

7th August 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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Commissioner Gottlieb seemingly wants to streamline the premarket approval process

FDA squeeze means more bad press for e-cigs

25th May 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

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E-cigarettes have been hitting the headlines recently, thanks to recent actions by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has been battling against teen use, particularly Juul Labs’ Juul product. Juul has taken a large portion of the market, and it has been framed as the Pied Piper of e-cigs, supposedly luring teens to the products.

US e-cig tax parity proposal likely to founder

27th October 2017 | Regulatory briefing |

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E-cigarettes could be taxed at the same level as cigarettes if a new US proposal passes into law. ECigIntelligence believes this attempt is likely to fail, and explains why.

No relief from deeming regs as US Senate approves key spending bill

21st July 2017 | Regulatory briefing |

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The industry’s hopes that a US federal spending bill would reduce the impact of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) deeming regulations were disappointed this week when a Senate committee approved a version that makes no reference to tobacco products.

Passed unanimously by the Senate Appropriations Committee, the measure remained silent not only on e-cigarettes but on tobacco products in general.

FDA extends registration deadline for some firms by six months

14th December 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given a last-minute extension to some manufacturers of vapour products, allowing them an extra six months to register their companies and products as required by the deeming regulations.

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Nicopure rebuts FDA criticisms of its legal arguments

5th September 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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Nicopure has filed a reply to arguments from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that judges should drop a court challenge against the agency’s regulations for e-cigarettes.

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E-cig supporters file amicus briefs in deeming regulations case

12th August 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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A series of three amicus briefs have been submitted to an ongoing case against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deeming regulations on e-cigarettes. These briefs – documents of unsolicited information submitted to the court by third parties in order to assist it in judging the case – have been presented to the U.S. District […]

U.S. transportation secretary finally bans e-cigs on planes

3rd March 2016 | Regulatory briefing |

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U.S. transportation secretary Anthony Foxx announced a final rule Wednesday to ban the use of e-cigarettes on all commercial flights in the U.S., aiming to avoid confusion over the legal position. “This final rule is important because it protects airline passengers from unwanted exposure to electronic cigarette aerosol that occurs when electronic cigarettes are used on board […]

Washington conferences to consider deeming regs, harm reduction

16th October 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

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As the U.S. e-cig industry and policy-makers alike await the final version of the Food and Drug Administration’s deeming regulations, two conferences will be held in the Washington area next week to discuss a spectrum of issues related to tobacco and nicotine policies.

While DC regulators ponder, states take the initiative

10th March 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is this week again hoping to gather more insight on e-cigarettes as it ponders the final form of its deeming regulations.

FDA’s departing commissioner praised, censured on e-cigs

10th March 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

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In her final days as head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Margaret Hamburg is receiving accolades from Republicans and Democrats alike on her six years in what many call one of the toughest jobs in government.