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.

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E-cigarette ads could increase smokers’ desire for tobacco

26th March 2015 | Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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Vaping in TV commercials may increase smokers’ urge to reach for a cigarette and decrease optimism among those that quit tobacco, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication suggests.

If it’s Saturday, this must be Shenzhen (and an e-cig expo)

19th March 2015 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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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 […]

Sunshine and showers: the top e-cigarette stories in review

10th March 2015 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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As the change of seasons edged closer over February and early March, headlines in the e-cigarette sector were a sometimes confusing mix of storm clouds and sunshine.

FAA says air passengers must carry, not check, their e-cigs

26th January 2015 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Are e-cigs and other tobacco substitutes welcome on passenger planes? Are they a danger, an infringement of near-universal strict rules against in-flight smoking, or a benign product that passengers might appreciate?

E-cig taxation measures expected to proliferate

16th January 2015 | Regulatory briefing |

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Governments around the world are waking up to the potential of taxing e-cigarettes, according to a new report from ECigIntelligence.

Tanks, politics, and “5% risk”: the stories you shouldn’t miss

29th November 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Some recent developments in the e-cig world will likely have an impact long after the more transient triumphs and tussles are forgotten.