Good COP, bad COP? WHO FCTC urges ad ban, more research

19th October 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

World
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing

The final recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) on e-cigarettes allow for a wide range of regulatory regimes but single out advertising as a prime candidate for controls, as expected, as well as hinting at the need for public place usage restrictions.

City’s health director weighs in on Canadian e-cig confusion

24th July 2014 | Regulatory briefing |

Canada
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The director of public health for Canada’s second-largest city has called for national regulation specifically covering e-cigarettes, which would clarify the country’s confusing mixture of proclaimed prohibition and actual tolerance.

Crowd-funded appeal against ban on “lookalike” e-cigs

11th July 2014 | Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

An Australian e-cigarette retailer is attempting to crowd-fund an appeal after a court ruled that the e-cigarettes the company sold resembled conventional cigarettes – violating Australia’s Tobacco Products Control Act of 2006.

Thai e-cig ban considered as illegal market grows

9th June 2014 | Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Policy and Politics
Regulatory briefing

Thailand is seeking to formally regulate e-cigarettes, with some calling for a complete prohibition, amid concerns that existing tobacco legislation is inadequate for the purpose and that an illegal market is flourishing.

Taiwan cracks down on e-cig sellers

13th February 2014 | Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Authorities in Taiwan have reiterated that the sale, import and manufacture of unapproved e-cigarettes is illegal in the country, and urged citizens to report vapers so that dealers can be tracked down – even though personal possession and use is permitted.

Discount code for E-Vapor Law Symposium

1st January 1900 | Regulatory briefing |

Regulatory briefing

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