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Colombia: President Gustavo Petro has decided not to tax e-cigarettes, press reports. Medical societies had been urging the government to include a tax on e-liquids
US - Oregon: Portland Public Schools district is suing Juul, accusing the e-cigarette maker of intentionally targeting youth, enticing them with kid-friendly flavours,
Ukraine: Tax officials in Lutsk, administrative centre of the Volyn oblast in northwestern Ukraine, have reported finding e-liquids being sold without a
Ukraine: The health ministry’s Public Health Centre has set up an online platform for anyone who encounters a violation of anti-tobacco legislation
Saudi Arabia: The Saudi Shura Council has amended the Anti-Smoking Law, raising the purchasing and distribution age for all tobacco products from
Lithuania: A bill to strengthen the Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control Department (NTAKD)’s power to shut downillegal advertising and internet sales of tobacco and
Germany: The Federal Joint Committee responsible for defining what drugs statutorily insured people are entitled to has told ECigIntelligence that it has not
UK: The City of York Council has launched a campaign until the end of the year, offering free support as well as free patches, gum
US - general: Juul Labs is beginning talks for funding a potential Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Bloomberg reports. Anonymous sources have reported
Denmark: The previously reported plan to ban access to tobacco and nicotine products for anyone born in or after 2010, presented in April
Bulgaria: With 99% of the ballots counted, partial official results show former prime minister Boyko Borissov's centre-right GERB party winning with 25.4%
UK: Liverpool city councillors passed a motion to fight the rising number of young people vaping, local media reports. Focusing on the
Latvia: Parliamentary elections took place on 1st October, with the centre-right coalition alliance, New Unity, obtaining the largest number of votes, press
Malaysia: Yesterday, 2nd October, former deputy minister of health (2018-2020) and current MP for the main opposing coalition, Lee Boon Chye, called for
Malaysia: A motion to postpone the presentation of the parliamentary special select committee (PSSC) report on the Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill 2022 to 6th October
US - Federal: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new warning letters to manufacturers and distributors of e-liquid products that are "new tobacco products"
Brazil: None of the presidential candidates achieved the majority needed to win the election in the first round yesterday (2nd October). The second
UK: Salford City Council has announced that over 77,000 illegal e-cigarettes have been seized from a business in Broughton (Greater Manchester). This was the 13th
UK: The “Nicotine vaping in England: 2022 evidence update” was published today, reiterating that vaping poses a small fraction of the risks of smoking
Egypt: Tomorrow, 1st October, is the deadline given to companies manufacturing, importing and distributing tobacco and its alternatives to affix prices on
Denmark: As of 1st October, all e-cigarettes – including those manufactured before 1st October 2021 – must comply with standardised packaging regulations.
US - general: Altria Group has disclosed in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission that it plans to end the non-compete
Canada: On 1st October, the federal excise duty on vaping products will start applying. The rate of CAD1 (USD0.73) per 2 ml, or fraction
US - general: Juul's chief regulatory officer, Joe Murillo, has criticised the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s approach towards vaping regulation during a
29th September 2022 - Europe |
EU: ECigIntelligence has today launched its third Survey on New Nicotine Products in the EU. We are asking Members of the European Parliament
China: Ahead of the implementation on Saturday, 1st October, of the new national standard for e-cigarette products, the tobacco administration has published
Russia: Sholban Kara-ool, deputy speaker of the State Duma, from the governing United Russia faction, has told the Tass news agency that
Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU): The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission decided last week to introduce traceability marking for e-cigarettes throughout the EAEU.
Costa Rica: A bill imposing neutral packaging for tobacco products, including e-cigarettes both with and without nicotine, has received the approval of the Legislative
France: The Ministry of Health has told a French journalist that disposable e-cigarettes are under scrutiny by the health authorities. The ministry also confirmed
US - California: The city of Chula Vista has unanimously voted to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco and vaping products from 1st
UK: Asked about packaging restrictions on e-cigarettes, junior health minister Caroline Johnson said the Department of Health and Social Care was exploring whether any additional
UK - Scotland: The Scottish government published a report yesterday on the findings from the consultation on proposed restrictions on e-cigarette advertising . A
South Korea: The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency today warned of an increasingly widespread use by young people of flavoured tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, which it
South Africa: The government has approved the submission to Parliament of the 2018 Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill, which will regulate e-cigarettes both
US - federal: The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has published a new webinar providing a brief overview of the resources available to retailers to
UK: The consultation on the voluntary standard developed by the British Standards Institution (BSI), PAS 8855, on vape product quality, performance and safety issues
Italy: The far-right Brothers of Italy party (Fratelli d’Italia) took first place in Sunday’s election with over 26% of the vote, and is likely to
US - federal: Brian King, director of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has told the Associated Press
US - federal: The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is seeking nominations for two people to serve as voting members on the
Denmark: The health and finance ministries are setting up a combined task force to strengthen control over nicotine and tobacco products, focusing primarily
Spain: The government of Catalonia is preparing a regulation that would ban smoking on bar and restaurant terraces and at the entrances of
US - Tennessee: An ordinance to prohibit smoking and the use of vapour products in certain age-restricted establishments such as bars and music venues
South Africa: In a parliamentary standing finance committee meeting, the National Treasury dismissed protests from the business sector over the proposed ZAR2.90 ($0.16)