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Ukraine: Parliament was today due to consider Bill 5616 “on the peculiarities of the legal protection of geographical indications for agricultural products”,
US - federal: The Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) updated the term “grandfathered tobacco product” to “pre-existing tobacco product” on all of
UK: Trading Standards in the city of Stoke-on-Trent has removed 3,338 illegal e-cigarettes, worth £43,394 from the market, since January 2022. The
Saudi Arabia: Yesterday, the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing issued a draft rule on retail, licensing and advertising of
Colombia: Julián Peinado, the representative from the Colombian Liberal Party, has introduced in the Chamber of Representatives a bill that would regulate e-cigarettes.
Colombia: The government is planning to impose a tax on e-cigarettes, press reports. The economic commissions of the Chamber of Representatives and
26th August 2022 - Europe |
Spain: The Smoking Prevention Committee (CNPT) – the largest anti-tobacco organisation in Spain, representing several medical and anti-tobacco bodies – has criticised the
US - federal: The US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has granted a petition for review of Bidi Vapor and other companies
25th August 2022 - Europe |
24th August 2022 - United States |
US - federal: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out several warning letters to e-liquid manufacturers, including reminders that the agency’s authority
Canada - Saskatchewan: The Ministry of Finance has told ECigIntelligence that the federal excise duty on vapour products, due to come into force on
US - Federal: Yesterday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter for marketing illegal flavoured nicotine gummies –
UK: Yesterday, Cornwall Trading Standards stated on social media that one out of six inspected businesses sold a vape to an under-age test
Lithuania: The State Consumer Rights Protection Service (VVTAT) fined two companies for introducing into the Lithuanian market disposable e-cigarettes that do not comply with
US - General: A judge has issued an order amending the judgement that originally had RJ Reynolds paying $11m to Philip Morris International
Russia: Member of Parliament (MP) Sultan Khamzaev from the ruling party, United Russia, has called for a national ban on the sale of
18th August 2022 - Europe |
South Africa: The Department of Health has told ECigIntelligence that the draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, first put
Paraguay: The one-year period for companies to adapt to the requirements set out in Decision 153/2021 ended on 11th August. From now on, manufacturers and
US - California: The San Benito County Board has voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance banning the sale of single-use e-cigarettes and flavoured tobacco products
Chile: Bill 12694-11 to establish a comprehensive regulatory framework for vaping products, with and without nicotine, has recently been on the agenda of
US - California: Senate Bill 1215, which covers the recycling of electronic waste, has been amended by the Assembly to specifically exclude electronic
Ukraine: Amendments N20 and N21 to Bill 5616 “on the legal protection of geographical indications for agricultural products” would allow public vaping
US - Pennsylvania: House Bill 1309 has been referred to the Senate. This bill would include electronic smoking devices within the definition
US - general: A Freedom of Information request by a media outlet has revealed an August 2020 memo showing that the Center
Ukraine: Inspectors from the State Production and Consumer Service have begun to check on how restaurants and cafes in the capital, Kyiv, are
Egypt: The Ministry of Finance has issued a decree setting out a new process for paying the health insurance tax on tobacco products.
Colombia: Julián Peinado of the Colombian Liberal Party will next week introduce in the Chamber of Representatives a bill to regulate e-cigarettes, equating
UK: 3,000 illegal vapes worth between £35,000 and £40,000 in total and 77,420 cigarettes have been seized in twin operations in two West
US - federal: Cristine Delnevo, director of the Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies and a professor of health behaviour, society and policy at the
Philippines: The Bureau of Internal Revenue has published the full text of Republic Act 11900, which will regulate the importation, manufacture, sale, packaging, distribution and
New Zealand: From tomorrow, 11th August, all retailers of vaping products must ensure the products they are selling conform to the new packaging regulations. This
Russia: The Ministry of Industry and Trade has published a draft decree which would make the digital traceability marking of e-cigarettes and
Albania: The National Tobacco Agency has confirmed to ECigIntelligence that both nicotine-containing and nicotine-free e-cigarettes are regulated under the Law on the Protection of
New York State: County executive Adam Bello has announced that Monroe County’s Department of Environmental Services is partnering with a waste disposal company to collect
Uzbekistan: Parliament was today considering the Conciliation Commission’s views on a bill to restrict the distribution and consumption of alcohol and tobacco products,
Lithuania: The Drug, Tobacco and Alcohol Control Department (NTAKD) has updated the list of notified e-cigarette products.
US - federal: Brian King, director of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has said in a public
US - general: Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, has issued a statement saying the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “should
Australia: More than 15,000 nicotine-containing e-cigarettes have been seized in Western Australia in an operation analysing the content of e-cigarettes that were claimed not
Canada - Nova Scotia: The Finance and Treasury Board has told ECigIntelligence that the federal excise duty on vapour products, due to come into