Regulatory reports / Europe
Territory
Topics
Content type

Updated: Germany’s draft TPD plans and beyond

19th January 2016 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Germany
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

Spanish regulation: TPD looms, regions react

15th January 2016 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
Spain
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

      Executive Summary     The Spanish regulator has initiated the process to transpose the TPD and regulate e-cigs: Advertising, promotion and sponsorship will mainly be restricted in line with the TPD Harsher public usage restrictions are not envisaged, therefore, e-cigs continue to be treated more favourably than tobacco products Cross-border and distance […]

Italy in-depth: preparing for the TPD

31st December 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
Italy
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Italy or the advanced search page.       Executive Summary   A draft legislative decree fully transposing the TPD is currently in the process of being enacted in the Italian Parliament. According to the draft, only the minimum restrictions required by […]

Regulatory report: France, December 2015

24th December 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
France
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for France or the advanced search page.     Executive summary   One of the largest e-cig markets, France has enacted regulations specific to e-cigarettes (inter alia, nicotine concentration, labelling and advertising); these regulations do not place an excessive burden on the industry […]

In depth: Slovakia’s e-cig regulatory landscape

23rd November 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
Slovakia
Market Research
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the full list of regulatory reports, or the advanced search page.         Executive summary   Slovakia’s provisions are largely in line with the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which categorises e-cigs as tobacco-related products. There is no existing tax proposal for e-cigs in […]

Hungary regulatory report: an end to mandatory pharma licensing

13th November 2015 | Market reports , Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Hungary
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports
Regulatory reports

Hungary’s transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive will do away with the current mandatory pharmaceutical licensing requirement for e-cigarettes – which has resulted in no nicotine-containing products being legal in the country – and allow them to be sold as consumer products. As this great change approaches, our in-depth report on Hungary includes: Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Packaging and product restrictions • Notification requirements • Retailing restrictions (including cross-border and distance sales) • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • The missing pieces of the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how Hungarian e-cigarette regulation will change

Regulatory report: UK gears up for fragmented TPD transposition

3rd November 2015 | Regulatory reports |

England
EU
Europe
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Market Research
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.     Introduction The central government has started to transpose the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). At the same time, the regional government of Wales wants to impose a smoking-style public place usage restriction while […]

E-cigarettes in the UK: regulations, politics, and consultations

2nd November 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.       To provide further insight on the developing UK regulatory scene for e-cigarettes, we have collated this in-depth companion to Regulatory report: UK gears up for fragmented TPD transposition for ECigIntelligence readers. […]

E-cigarette regulation in Germany: the draft TPD plans and beyond

14th October 2015 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Germany
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

E-cigarette regulation in Portugal: TPD plans become clear

6th September 2015 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Portugal
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current regulatory framework • Product categorisation • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Notification procedure • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Cross-border sales • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • Conclusions • Graphic: how Portuguese e-cigarette regulation will change

E-cigarette regulation in Poland: the road ahead

2nd September 2015 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Poland
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Executive summary • Introduction • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Product and packaging restrictions • Retail channels • Notification procedure • Public place usage • Advertising restrictions • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw

E-cigarette regulation and outlook for Bulgaria, August 2015

18th August 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Bulgaria
EU
Europe
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Packaging and product restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Case law • Taxation • Enforcement • The future • Graphic: how Bulgarian e-cigarette regulation will change

E-cigarette regulatory outlook for Switzerland, August 2015

13th August 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
Switzerland
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • National regulatory framework • Regulatory change • Timeline for the revised Federal Tobacco Products Act • Age restrictions • Packaging restrictions: current • Packaging restrictions: future • Product restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Taxation • Enforcement • Looking ahead

The costs and challenges of the BSI PAS

31st July 2015 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Regulatory reports

ECigIntelligence breaks down the minimum cost it is likely to require for a company to meet the recommendations laid out in the British Standards Institution (BSI) publicly available specification (PAS).

In-depth: e-cigarette legislation in Cyprus, July 2015

30th July 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Cyprus
EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the full list of regulatory reports, or the advanced search page.       Executive summary   E-cigarettes are not currently regulated in Cyprus but they are subject to general consumer protection and safety regulations unless they are deemed a medicine “by presentation”.   ECigIntelligence has […]

Implementing the TPD: what Europe will do next

23rd July 2015 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Executive summary • Background • Implementing acts and reports • Implementing act: reporting format • Implementing act: refill mechanisms • Report: potential public-health risks • The regulation-makers • External contractors and the expert group • What lies ahead? • A European excise tax on e-cigs? • Timeline

E-cigarette regulation and outlook in Hungary, July 2015

17th July 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
Hungary
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Product categorisation • Age restrictions • Packaging and product restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how Hungarian e-cigarette regulation will change

E-cigarette regulation and outlook in Austria, July 2015

7th July 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Austria
EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Product categorisation and the tobacco monopoly • Age restrictions • Product and packaging restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw

In depth: e-cigarette regulation in Croatia, June 2015 and ahead

25th June 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Croatia
EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Packaging and product restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Case law • Taxation • Enforcement • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw

In depth: e-cigarette regulation and policy in Greece, June 2015

5th June 2015 | Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Greece
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The background to Greek regulation • National regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Product and packaging restrictions • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Taxation • Case law • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Post-TPD enforcement

In depth: more safety worries over e-liquid flavourings

27th April 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulatory reports

E-cigarette flavours are causing concern again, but this time not over their purported appeal to youth. The latest study to stoke up worries about harmful substances in e-cigs is “Flavour chemicals in electronic cigarette fluids”, another from a group at Portland State University in the U.S.

In depth: Spanish e-cigarette regulation and the EU TPD

7th April 2015 | Market reports , Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Spain
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports
Regulatory reports

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Comparison with tobacco regulation • Public use restrictions • Age restrictions • Packaging and point-of-sale requirements • Advertising restrictions • Medical claims • Taxes • Enforcement • Case law • Regional regulatory developments • Basque Country • Other regions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Expected transposition mechanism • Conclusions

In depth: Denmark implements the TPD – a model for Europe?

16th March 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Denmark
EU
Europe
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

New proposals by the Danish government to transpose the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into Denmark’s domestic law are the first comprehensive attempt to do so by any European country.

In depth: Belgian e-cig market and regulation, March 2015

16th March 2015 | Regulatory reports |

Belgium
EU
Europe
France
Germany
Netherlands
Companies
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Market analysis • Market size • Consumption patterns • Pricing • Sales and distribution • Brands • Raw materials and manufacturing • Regulatory analysis • Medical regulation • Personal use exemption • Public place usage • Advertising • Regulatory outlook – policy change? • Regulatory authority

In depth: Dutch market and regulatory update, Feb. 2015

6th March 2015 | Market reports , Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Netherlands
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports
Regulatory reports

  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the Netherlands or the advanced search page.   CONTENTS   Executive summary   Market analysis Market size Consumption patterns Pricing and spend Sales, distribution and marketing Brands Manufacturing   Regulatory analysis Introduction Dutch regulatory powers Previous Dutch e-cig regulation New regulation in […]