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In depth: more safety worries over e-liquid flavourings

27th April 2015 | Regulatory reports |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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  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 […]

In depth: the new Dutch decree on e-cigarettes, Feb. 2015

30th January 2015 | Regulatory reports |

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Executive summary • Introduction • Dutch regulatory powers • Previous Dutch e-cig regulation • New regulation in detail • Definition of e-cigarette • Advertising • Ingredients • Additives • Packaging • Instruction leaflet • Child-proofing • E-liquid volume and nicotine concentration • What next?

In depth: a guide to testing, toxicology and risk for e-cigs

15th January 2015 | Regulatory reports |

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As the e-cigarette industry gets to grips with the requirements of regulation such as the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), ECigIntelligence takes a look at the practical implications on e-cig testing for brands and manufacturers.

In depth: France regulatory and legal update, October 2014

29th October 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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Current regulatory framework • French courts and their precedents • Recent French regulatory initiatives • Implementation of TPD article 20 • Trade and consumer associations, case law and regulation

In depth: e-cigs in the UK – market and regulatory analysis

26th October 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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A comprehensive survey of the UK e-cigarette market and regulation, including: Market size: estimates and methodology; model assumptions; industry estimates • Consumption patterns: number of e-cigarette users in the UK; comparisons with usage data from outside UK; overview of usage data: “ever” users; tank usage; cigalike usage • Pricing and spend: online pricing; e-liquids; cigalikes; tank systems • Sales, distribution and marketing: online; offline; marketing; medical licensing for e-cigs • Brand ownership and M&A: different blends of acquisition and development; cigalikes • Raw materials and manufacturing • Current regulatory landscape • Advertising: regulatory control; advertising restrictions; the new CAP and BCAP rules; existing advertising restrictions; enforcement of advertising rules • TPD transposition: pre-transposition challenges to the TPD; transposition timeline; significant new rules for e-cigarettes: ECITA and the BSI e-cigarette standards; possible impacts of Totally Wicked’s challenge on article 20 and e-cigarette regulation; overview of ECITA proposal • Medical licensing: marketing authorisation costs for medically licensed e-cigarette product in the UK; manufacturer/import authorisation; pharmacovigilance; wholesale • Existing legislation governing manufacture, import and sale of e-cigarettes in the UK • TPD implementation: the process of implementing EU directives in the UK; the transposition process.

In depth: e-cig advertising rules in Britain and France compared

24th October 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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Regulatory control of advertising in the UK • Existing UK advertising restrictions • The New UK Rules • Non-statutory regulation of e-cigarette advertising in France • The two regimes: few similarities

In depth: Spain market and regulatory update

3rd October 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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Contents: Market size • Form factors • Individual usage • Retail channel • Major Spanish retailers • Recent upheavals • Regulation • Introduction • Regulatory landscape: from regional to uniform regulation • Current regulatory framework • Comparison with tobacco regulation • Public use restrictions • Age restrictions • Packaging and point-of-sale requirements • Advertising restrictions • Medical claims • Enforcement • Case law • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • The decreto ley option

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In depth: Germany regulatory update September 2014

29th September 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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Current legal and regulatory framework • Legislation under consideration • Case law on medical/pharmaceutical status of e-cigs • Case law on e-cigs as tobacco products • Import restrictions • Public use and advertising restrictions • TPD implementation • Appendix: Primary lower court cases – medical/pharmaceutical status •
Appendix II: Primary lower court cases – tobacco equivalence • Appendix III: Potential e-cig restrictions

In depth: Spain’s national regulations – and its next steps

22nd September 2014 | Market reports , Regulatory reports |

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Regulatory landscape: from regional to uniform regulation • Current regulatory framework • Comparison with tobacco regulation • Public use restrictions • Age restrictions • Packaging and point-of-sale requirements • Advertising restrictions • Medical claims • Enforcement • Case law • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • The decreto ley option

Updated: the WHO’s influence on global e-cig regulation

11th September 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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What the FCTC is • A global treaty • Broad scope of regulation • The regulatory framework • The FCTC in practice • No enforcement powers • Enforcement by signatories • Self-reporting • Shadow reporting • Influence on European legislation • Promoting tobacco regulation in the developing world • What does the FCTC mean for e-cigarettes • Current status of e-cigs • Political will to regulate • Structural barriers • Non-binding, but influential • Exclusion of e-cig firms • Regulatory options in detail

In depth: legal challenges to the EU Tobacco Products Directive

27th August 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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The law governing adoption of the TPD • Significant new rules for tobacco and e-cigs • Challenges before transposition • Pre-transposition challenges by member states • Poland’s TPD challenge • Pre-transposition challenges before the UK high court • PMI’s TPD challenge • Totally Wicked’s TPD challenge • Possible post-transposition challenges • Possible impacts on article 20 and e-cig regulation • Potential challenges by other e-cig stakeholders

In depth: little e-cig regulation in Poland, and not much likely

5th August 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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E-cigs are not tobacco products • E-cigs are relatively unregulated • Standard consumer protection law applies • No product standards or requirements • Public use restrictions in significant cities • Limits on local government power • No tobacco taxes, or other special taxes – yet • Implementation of the TPD: scope • Implementation of the TPD: timeline and process • Implementation of the TPD: industry and NGO input • Implementation of the TPD: regulatory authority • Tobacco regulation in Poland

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In depth: GMPs – are standards coming for e-cig manufacture?

4th August 2014 | Market reports , Regulatory reports |

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GMPs defined • Core principles: control and documentation • Enforcement • Evolution of GMPs: “current GMPs” and international harmonisation • The application of GMPs to tobacco and e-cigarettes • Industry groups and NGOs fill the regulatory void • How might the FDA formulate e-cig GMPs? • Conclusions

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In depth: e-gaming’s lessons for e-cigarettes

2nd July 2014 | Regulatory reports |

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E-cigarette regulation: lessons from another industry • Regulatory issues compared • Online gambling regulatory models • Lessons for the e-cigarette sector