Regulatory briefing / Europe

This page covers all of our European regulatory news briefings. These include all stories relating to individual European countries, as well as more general updates and briefings from the continent as a whole. These range from changes and developments in legislation and restrictions to new proposals and policy developments.

Poland planning stiff e-cig restrictions

27th July 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Poland
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Poland has unexpectedly proposed some stiffer measures for e-cigarette regulation than originally imagined. New proposals are looking to bring in public use as well as advertising restrictions along with the implementation of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).

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15th July 2015 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
EU
Europe
North America
South America
United States
World
Companies
Health
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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Business briefing
Regulatory briefing

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Infographic: how regulation affects vaping prevalence

13th July 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Belgium
Canada
Europe
France
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Health
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Infographic showing how the level of e-cigarette regulation in different territories appears to have an impact on vaping prevalence.

Welsh and Scottish bills presage a patchwork of UK regulation

10th June 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Wales is likely to become the first part of the United Kingdom to prohibit vaping in workplaces and enclosed public spaces, while milder regulation has been tabled before Scotland’s parliament.

E-cigarette tax hampers Portuguese market growth

1st June 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Portugal
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Portugal’s taxation policy on e-cigarettes has kept the market relatively small – and its full impact has not yet been felt by vapers or companies in the sector, according to research from ECigIntelligence.

Risky formaldehyde levels “won’t occur in normal use”

23rd May 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Greece
North America
Oregon
United States
Health
Regulatory briefing

E-cigarette users are unlikely to expose themselves to the dangerous amounts of formaldehyde that the devices can theoretically produce, because these are generated only at high levels of heat that bring about a repellent taste, says new research that partially rebuts findings from earlier this year.