13th August 2020 - Regulatory trackers |
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New regulation has been adopted in Greece which finally allows retailers to sell shake and vape products legally
China is currently debating a bill that would create vape-friendly areas and restrict the public use of vaping products
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The Union of Vaping Promoters and Entrepreneurs (UPEV) has taken the anti-tobacco campaign from the Ministry of Health to the Spanish Ombudsman amid “hurting industry interests”
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The EU Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) spent more than €180m in 2019 on public health policies, including a study on the TPD and a media campaign on novel tobacco products
The World Health Organization (WHO) says progress in the adoption of tobacco control and taxation policies is uneven across Europe amid an increase in e-cigarette use among young people
Welcome to the ECigIntelligence Canada e-cigarette regulatory tracker enabling you to understand the regulatory requirements and restrictions in 13 Canadian provinces and territories. This essential database covers 5 key policy areas; advertising, product restrictions, public vaping, sales channels and taxation, and allows you to filter by province/territory, regulatory area and bill status.
The vexed question of the distinction between vaping and smoking, often confused by rulemakers at all levels, has arisen in the very heart of one of the world’s largest and most influential rulemaking bodies
Netherlands health secretary Paul Blokhuis is a committed opponent of smoking and vaping. But has he got it right in his plan to ban all e-cig flavours except tobacco? There are reasons to think he may not
South Korea’s health minister Park Neung-hoo has announced a fresh plan to ban advertising and promotional activities for e-cigarettes and other tobacco-alternative products
The newly elected taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland, Micheál Martin, has a more restrictive approach to tobacco-alternative products among his policy priorities, as laid out in the coalition government’s five-year plan
Hong Kong will reintroduce a bill to ban tobacco-alternative products after local elections in September. The Legislative Council halted discussions on the existing bill due to a lack of time
The ban on all e-cigarette imports into Australia that was due to come into force next week has now been delayed until January 2021
Australian health minister Greg Hunt has announced that importing e-cigarettes will be banned from 1st July “to reduce the risk to public health through addiction to nicotine and nicotine poisoning”
Could China, where most of the world’s e-cigarettes are made, actually be considering banning them? It could have major global repercussions for the whole vaping industry – and so, potentially, for levels of smoking – if it did. A gradual move towards a total e-cig ban was among the proposals put forward at the so-called […]
Keep track of the rapidly changing state level regulations with regards to the recent executive orders issued by the state executive branches.
We continue to update this tracker regularly to ensure that you have the latest information regarding the rapidly changing regulatory and judicial developments in the current states and any others that may follow suit.
Proposals for the national regulation of e-cigarettes in China range from advertising restrictions to a controversial suggestion by the boss of a pharmaceutical company that they should be totally banned
An intense debate is on-going in New Zealand between representatives and health officials over planned legislation to regulate vaping products in the country for the first time
Members of the US Congress have asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to produce “a public list” of vaping products for which premarket tobacco product applications (PMTA) have been submitted
A proposal to impose stricter regulations for e-cigarettes in Russia is being reviewed by the government while the State Duma, the lower house of the Federal Assembly, has put the process on hold
World No Tobacco Day provides an opportunity to consider the approach that public health authorities, policymakers, and advocates around the world have towards the role of tobacco-alternatives products
Minnesota and Oklahoma have adopted laws raising the legal age to purchase tobacco and vapour products to 21, bringing to 26 the number of US states to have taken similar measures
A planned increase in sales taxes on e-cigarettes has been halted in the US state of Maryland due to concern about the economic impact on the industry amid the coronavirus pandemic
This itemised report details the regulatory requirements and restrictions on e-cigarette products in the six Chinese provinces – Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Shenzhen
Estonia’s parliament, the Riigikogu, has approved a bill to relax one of the toughest regulatory regimes for e-cigarettes in Europe, legalising menthol e-liquids
A new bill introduced in the New Jersey Legislature is considering new regulations for vapour businesses and dramatically increasing the licence cost for opening new vape stores
The Danish government is to submit to Parliament a proposal to levy a tax on e-cigarettes and a national action plan on restricting e-cigarettes to cut tobacco uptake by young people
Widely publicised linkages with the coronavirus are just the latest manifestation of distrust of vaping, in the public-health community as well as the media. So how does that “95% safer than smoking” view hold up?
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The postponement of the 2020 Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to next year could be good news for the tobacco alternatives sector
A large grouping of non-profit and health organisations has called on Indonesian president Joko Widodo to take a stricter stance against e-cigarettes and other tobacco products in the battle against COVID-19
The sweeping response to the global COVID-19 pandemic has had an uneven impact on the US vaping sector, with some stores being forced to close while others respond in novel ways to government restrictions
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected a call to “clear the e-cigarette market” during the COVID-19 crisis – eliciting an angry response from a House subcommittee
The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica is heading towards passing new legislation before the end of April that would ban the use of e-cigarettes in public and impose taxes on all e-cigs and e-liquids
Lawmakers in New York State have agreed to a ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigarette products, delivering a victory to Democrat governor Andrew Cuomo who has made the issue a priority
With president Donald Trump announcing social distancing and other measures being extended until the end of April it seems unlikely many US state legislatures will choose to end their adjournments soon
The vaping industry has shown concern after doctors in New York State called for a temporary ban on e-cigarette sales out of concern that vaping could put people at greater risk from COVID-19
As European and North American authorities ramp up their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects on e-cigarette sales channels are mixed
How dramatic would the change be for the e-cig industry if voters deny Donald Trump another four-year term in the White House and choose either Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders as the next US president?
The Dutch lower chamber has passed a bill presented by health secretary Paul Blokhuis to amend the Tobacco and Smoking Products Act and extend prohibitions on smoking to tobacco-alternative products
Following his order that extended the ban on smoking in public spaces to include vaping, president Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has now issued a further raft of restrictions on e-cigarettes
The South African government has announced that its finance authorities are working on a new tax scheme for vaping products to come into force in 2021
Lawmakers in Hawaii have proposed a ban on the sale of all flavoured tobacco and e-cigarettes across the state and new powers for teachers to take away vaping devices from under-21s
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