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Californian senators aim to get ahead of the FDA with flavours ban

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 12th December 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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California legislators are aiming to ban flavoured e-liquids and tobacco, singling out “fruit, chocolate, vanilla, honey, candy, cocoa, dessert, alcoholic beverage, menthol, mint, wintergreen, herb or spice” flavours ...

Good science supports e-cig flavours, claims industry association

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 11th December 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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While the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is committed to science-based regulation, one industry association is using the existing science on flavours to fight against the agency’s policy plans ...

Brands leap to toe the FDA’s not-yet-drawn line on youth access

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 22nd November 2018 || Business briefing |

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A number of vaping manufacturers will restrict advertising and sales in support of the US FDA campaign against youth access to e-cigarettes – before they even know full details of the agency’s plans ...

CDC: high school vaping up by 78% in a year, flavours used more widely

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 16th November 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released long-anticipated new figures from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), showing a sharp year-on-year increase in the number of high school and middle school students who vape...

San Fran ban inspires California trend against flavoured e-liquids

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 29th October 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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After passing a public vote this summer, the San Francisco ban on e-liquid flavours has had a wildfire-like effect in California. The various bans affect all flavours except tobacco-flavoured e-liquids ...

Altria to stop selling pods and many flavours in US

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 26th October 2018 || Business briefing |

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Tobacco company Altria has told the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that it will stop selling e-cigarette pods and most non-tobacco flavours in the...

Shake and vape facing new rules: Greece regulatory report

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 9th October 2018 || Regulatory reports |

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In our latest look at regulations in Greece, we find that there are planned regulations for DIY and shake and vape products and only TPD-compliant, nicotine-containing products notified to the Ministry of Health may be produced and sold...

No softening likely in WHO’s antagonism to e-cigs and HnB

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th October 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The rhetoric coming out of the eighth Conference of the Parties (COP8) in Geneva suggests the World Health Organization is unlikely to give vaping products or HnB a role in its anti-tobacco policies any time soon ...

‘Not on my watch’: Gottlieb escalates FDA war on youth vaping

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 19th September 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The US FDA has stepped up its campaign against the youth vaping “epidemic” with the launch of a large-scale education programme, threats to tighten compliance requirements, and a reiteration of its concern over flavours ...

Is CDC director’s rapid exit a chance to end the ‘war on tobacco’?

Written by Jim Myers || 7th February 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The abrupt resignation of Brenda Fitzgerald as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could provide the Trump administration with an unexpected opportunity to help settle a question on the agency’s anti-tobacco efforts ...

American Vaping Association urges FDA to approve iQOS

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 14th September 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The American Vaping Association has written to FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb urging him to approve PMI’s heated tobacco product iQOS for sale in the US ...

Gottlieb: “Give me time to make decisions on deeming rule”

Written by Jim Myers || 26th May 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The newly installed commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) repeatedly told anxious law-makers on Thursday that he needs more time before deciding what he will do, if anything, about his agency’s controversial deeming regulation on...

Senate confirms e-cig industry’s friend Gottlieb as FDA chief

Written by Jim Myers || 10th May 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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Scott Gottlieb, who plans a review of the deeming regulation that has caused so much concern for the e-cigarette industry, is set to become the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after winning Senate...

Sweden can expect post-TPD e-cig growth

Written by Jon Bruford || 17th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report we look at Sweden, an expanding market where further growth is expected into 2017, helped by the easing of certain aspects of regulation in the country due to implementation of the Tobacco Products...

Norway sees steady e-cig growth despite competition

Written by Jon Bruford || 17th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this in-depth report we look at Norway, where use of e-cigs seems to have a strong health slant. Snus is highly prevalent in the country and is clearly entrenched competition to e-cigs, potentially meaning the cap on...

Finland growth thanks to regulatory easing

Written by Jon Bruford || 17th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this in-depth report we focus on Finland, a market we estimate to be worth roughly US $12 million, around 12% growth from 2014. We expect the market to growth further into 2017, helped by easing of...

Denmark vaper population stalls; light growth expected

Written by Jon Bruford || 15th June 2016 || Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Denmark or the advanced search page.         Executive summary   For 2016 we estimate the Danish market to be roughly US $26...

Could e-cigarettes be the next battleground for plain packaging?

Written by Barnaby Page || 10th June 2016 || Regulatory reports |

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As the tobacco industry braces itself for a global epidemic of plain-packaging legislation, there have been calls for the controversial measure to be applied to e-cigarettes...

Harm reduction vs precaution: why the debate is key to e-cig policy

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th April 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Harm reduction vs the precautionary principle is an issue which has split public-health experts since the HIV epidemic of the 1980s, and still underlies debates over e-cigarette regulation such as the EU Tobacco Products Directive...

Malaysia prospects not bright with bans on horizon: report

Written by Jon Bruford || 25th March 2016 || Market reports |

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This report gives an overview of the Malaysian e-cigarette market, which is currently under huge pressure from government regulations. Various data collection methods were used, including online research, phone and face-to-face interviews to estimate the number of e-cig...

Senate vote puts Califf among e-cig world’s most powerful

Written by Barnaby Page || 25th February 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Robert Califf has been confirmed as the next head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency which will spearhead federal regulation of e-cigarettes when it releases its long-awaited deeming...

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

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th June 2015 || Regulatory reports |

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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...

Still waiting for FDA e-cig rules, U.S. states take the initiative

Written by Barnaby Page || 23rd January 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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While Washington remains deafeningly quiet on its plans to regulate e-cigarettes, individual U.S. states and lower levels of government are busy filling the legal...

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

Written by Barnaby Page || 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...

In depth: what will the WHO decide on e-cig regulation?

Written by Barnaby Page || 8th September 2014 || Regulatory reports |

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WHO’s basis for regulation • Political will to regulate • Regulatory proposals in detail • Likely impact of COP6 recommendations • Industry excluded from consultation? • Russia’s political situation and COP6 •...

Ban indoor vaping, restrict ads, says World Health Organization

Written by Barnaby Page || 26th August 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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The World Health Organization (WHO) looks increasingly likely to recommend stringent restrictions on e-cigarettes, following an internal report which suggests measures including a blanket ban on indoor use and tight controls on...

WHO “considering treating
e-cigarettes as tobacco”

Written by Barnaby Page || 14th April 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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The man who leads the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) at the World Health Organization (WHO) wants to see e-cigarettes brought into the international agreement, according to a news report...