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Russian ministries disagree over planned e-cig legislation

8th June 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Russia
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

A draft bill to regulate the use of nicotine-containing e-cigarettesin Russia has received the approval of the Ministry of Economic Development – but the Ministry of Health considers the proposal “a conflict of laws”

Sweden follows European e-cig tax trend

5th June 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Sweden
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Sweden is the latest country to join a European trend of taxing electronic cigarettes and other reduced risk alternatives. A new tax has been approved and will come into force soon

E-cigarettes without nicotine ‘not legal’ in Greece

27th April 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Greece
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The Greek Ministry of Health recently published a statement on its website that electronic cigarettes without nicotine are not legal in the country “in accordance with national and European legislation”.

Norway heading towards legal nicotine vapes

29th March 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Norway
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

E-cigarettes with nicotine will become legal this year in Norway, where the sale of all nicotine-containing products other than traditional tobacco products has been banned since 1989

E-cigs are no threat to young people, ASH tells UK science committee

28th March 2018 | Regulatory briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Public health experts sought to reassure UK lawmakers that e-cigarettes did not pose a threat to the health of young people when they revealed the results of a survey showing just 4% of youngsters had taken up vaping, and just 0.4% of those who did not smoke