10th June 2014 - Regulatory reports |
Market insight • Current regulatory framework
Market insight • Current regulatory framework
Market intelligence • Regulatory landscape • Advertising • EU law • Medical licensing
A new study reporting that American youth are being exposed to a growing amount of e-cigarette advertising on TV has led to further calls for marketing of the category to be regulated.
Market intelligence • Retail channels • Consumer spending patterns • Regulatory landscape • Specific provisions • Tax
British pharmacies have yet to fully exploit the retail opportunities presented by e-cigarettes, according to a prominent market researcher, although pharmacy professionals themselves disagree vehemently over how to approach e-cigs that aren’t medically licensed.
Feeding consumers’ hunger for information on e-cigarettes is essential if the category is to flourish at retail, according to one of the biggest British brands in the sector.
The U.S. state of Illinois is considering making child locks for bottles of e-liquid mandatory, a move which would give the state stricter rules than those planned by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is preparing to rule on a challenge to the legality of plain packaging regulations for tobacco cigarettes.
The European Union’s revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) becomes law in three weeks, setting it on the road to full implementation by member states in 2016.
Here is a round-up of the key facts on the U.S. e-cigarette regulation proposals released in Washington yesterday.
The new regulations for e-cigarettes and other tobacco products from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were published today in the Federal Register, beginning the process that will eventually lead to their approval and implementation.
The deeming regulations on e-cigarettes issued yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were largely expected by the industry and greeted without panic, although concerns were raised over the product approval process and the underlying philosophy of regulating all nicotine-containing products in a similar way.
The proposed regulations for e-cigarettes released yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are only proposals, and the FDA still appears uncertain about how to regulate many aspects of the new products.
The new regulations for e-cigarettes proposed yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are the second major regulatory framework for the products to appear in two months, following the European Union’s release of its revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) earlier this year. How do the two compare in key areas?
One of the biggest, if least surprising, measures in today’s proposed U.S. regulations for e-cigarettes is the restriction of sale to over-18s.
The health warnings required on e-cigarette packaging by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be markedly less obtrusive than those mandated on packs of tobacco cigarettes.
The new U.S. e-cigarette regulations proposed today by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leave much space for states to impose their own local rules, particularly in the areas of advertising, minimum purchase ages, and public place usage.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to today release a draft of the long-awaited regulations which will enable it to control the production and sale of e-cigarettes.
U.S. e-cig manufacturer Victory Electronic Cigarettes is further strengthening its position in the European market with the acquisition of British counterpart VIP, the second UK firm it has bought this year.
British e-cig vendor JAC Vapour is taking an unusual approach for its first advertising campaign, presenting its products in a manner more typically employed for personal technology devices.
Further pressure is being brought to bear on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week, with the release of a report from 11 members of Congress arguing that regulation of e-cigarette companies is needed to stop them marketing to minors.
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 today.
The Spanish e-cigarette sector is now working under national-level regulation for the first time, after the introduction of a new law which anticipates the measures required by the European Tobacco Products Directive.
The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes is putting consumers at risk of fatal nicotine poisoning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has warned.
Founded in 2011, SFATA serves as an educational and lobbying resource for manufacturers, wholesalers, retail sellers and distributors of personal electronic vaporising units (PEVUs) such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigs). It is dedicated to fostering communication, sharing reliable information and providing forums where SFATA members and state and federal agencies can engage in meaningful dialogue regarding […]
The AAF and promotes the well-being of advertising, accomplishing this through a unique, nationally coordinated grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, local advertising clubs and college chapters. www.aaf.org 1101 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA [email protected]
The mission of Tobacco-Free Kids is to work to save lives by advocating for public policies that prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. www.tobaccofreekids.org 1400 Eye Street., N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005, USA
As the U.S. government’s official Web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the Web. www.usa.gov U.S. General Services Administration, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, USA
The ACS is the voice of more than 33,500 local shops, supporting members through effective lobbying, comprehensive advice and innovative networking opportunities. Its core purpose is to lobby government on the issues that make a difference to local shops. It represents the interests of retailers on a range of issues, including regulation, planning, alcohol and […]
The NFRN exists to help the independent retailer compete more effectively in today’s highly competitive market by providing practical help and assistance, commercial support, deals and buying opportunities, training, expertise and services. The NFRN also actively represents its members’ interests at governmental and parliamentary level. It is the oficial government referral body for the sector […]
The Committees write and maintain the UK Advertising Codes, which are administered by the Advertising Standards Authority. They also offer the industry authoritative advice and guidance on how to create campaigns that comply with the rules. www.cap.org.uk Mid City Place, 71 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6QT
The Advertising Standards Authority is the UK’s independent regulator of advertising across all media. It applies the Advertising Codes, which are written by the Committees of Advertising Practice. Its work includes acting on complaints and proactively checking the media to take action against misleading, harmful or offensive advertisements. www.asa.org.uk Mid City Place, 71 High Holborn, […]
ECITA helps members to operate a legally-compliant, ethical, and above all, successful business. www.ecita.org.uk [email protected]
NACMO exists to generate and represent the standards and conditions that will benefit of their members and the trade as a whole; form policy on trade issues and then promote these issues to all allied parties; generate information, support and assistance of benefit of their members; and develop the integrity of the trade in the […]
Funded by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association, this organisation offers a free membership to all independent retailers who sell tobacco. It campaigns on issues of relevance to both their businesses and to the industry. www.tobaccoretailersalliance.org.uk PO Box 61705, London SW1H 0XS, UK [email protected]
The BAPW represents full-line pharmaceutical distributors which between them provide 90% of the nation’s medicines, covering all of the UK’s population. A forum is provided for discussion across the industries involved in the provision of pharmaceuticals to Britain’s health services. Full-line wholesalers act as a one-stop shop for almost all pharmaceutical products and services. Their […]
ABPI represents research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small. The ABPI is recognised by government as the industry body negotiating on behalf of the branded pharmaceutical industry for statutory consultation requirements, including the pricing scheme for medicines in the UK. www.abpi.org.uk 7th floor, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT
ASH is a campaigning public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco. www.ash.org.uk 6th floor, Suites 59-63, New House, 67-68 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8JY, UK [email protected]
Responsible for the independent regulation of over 70,000 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in England, Scotland and Wales. www.pharmacyregulation.org 129 Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7BT, UK
EASA considers itself the authoritative voice on advertising self-regulation issues and promotes high ethical standards in commercial communications by means of effective self-regulation, while being mindful of national differences of culture, legal and commercial practice. These standards are promoted, for example, via EASA’s Advertising Self-Regulatory Charter and EASA’s Best Practice Recommendations. As a nonprofit organisation […]
The EUAA is dedicated to the liberalisation of marketing infrastructure and thus to the economical and cultural growth of the communications market within the European Union. euaa.wordpress.com EUAA Frankfurt (head office), Mainzer Landstraße 24, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
EACA is an organisation which brings together the advertising, media and sales promotion agencies across Europe, enabling international experience and issues to be shared and dealt with on a pan-European basis. It provides an important link between agencies, advertisers and the advertising media in Europe and around the world and participates closely in setting the […]
Made up of more than 350 organisations from over 100 countries, the FCA works on the development, ratification and implementation of the international treaty, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). www.fctc.org Rue de la Fontaine 2, Case Postale 3484, CH-1211 Geneva 3 (Switzerland) [email protected]
The Spanish advertising self-regulation organisation (SRO). It is composed of the main advertisers, agencies and media (TV, press, outdoor, radio, Internet) in Spain, as well as the main advertising industry associations. Autocontrol’s main objective is to contribute to ensure high ethical standards in advertising in the benefit of consumers, competitors and the marketplace. Autocontrol has […]
The European e-cigarette market could be worth more than $2bn, according to a new report from ECigIntelligence.
The German Advertising Council, the range of conflict management between consumers and companies on promotional activities and by developing voluntary rules for advertising especially in particularly sensitive areas performs this function. This form of self-restraint aims to promote responsible actions in the field of advertising and to determine deficiencies and eliminate. While the German Advertising […]
The Institute of Advertising Self-regulation is the private entity that regulates commercial communication for proper information of the citizen-consumer and fair competition between companies. The rules to be complied with are set out in the corporate governance code of commercial communication and are applied by the Monitoring Committeeor the Jury. The observance of the code […]
The e-cigarette industry should expect further regulation on marketing and advertising in the near future, a U.S. law firm has warned.
The attorneys general of 28 U.S. states and territories have asked the country’s biggest pharmacy chains to stop selling tobacco products – but did not mention e-cigarettes in their letters.
One of Britain’s biggest pub chains is taking a positive stance on e-cigarettes that contrasts strongly with the policies adopted by most of its competitors.
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