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Politician’s YouTube video extols freedom to vape

15th March 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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A British right-wing political party received £36,000 ($60,000) in donations from an e-cigarette manufacturer before its leader appeared in a YouTube video apparently designed to influence European policy-making on e-cigs.

Wisconsin law would affirm that e-cigs are not tobacco

15th March 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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A new proposal clarifying that use of e-cigarettes should be allowed indoors, and explicitly distinguishing it from tobacco smoking, has been approved by a senate committee in the Wisconsin state legislature.

Attorneys general implore top U.S. retailers to drop tobacco, but not e-cigs

14th March 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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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.

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In depth: inside the FDA, part 1 – new to e-cigs, not to controversy

10th March 2014 - Regulatory reports |

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Five years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally gained the legal authority to regulate certain tobacco products, the agency is in the middle of what could be a landmark effort to extend that power to the skyrocketing e-cigarette industry.

Washington politicians push for curb on ‘youth targeting’ of e-cigs

27th February 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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Washington law-makers are striving to bring the marketing of e-cigarettes to minors under control across the U.S., with one group audaciously suggesting they should be included in the landmark agreement on cigarette control forged by the big tobacco companies and the individual states, while another seeks a less dramatic national advertising law.

European Parliament passes new tobacco directive, but questions remain

26th February 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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The European Parliament voted today in favour of revising the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), bringing e-cigarettes under its control for the first time and raising the prospect of further wrangling across Europe as member states attempt to implement its sometimes vague rules.

Vype TV ads put the spotlight on e-cig promotion

17th February 2014 - Business briefing |

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The debut today of TV commercials for the Vype e-cigarette from British American Tobacco/Nicoventures is likely to focus attention on the regulation of e-cig advertising.

Ohio ponders tobacco/nicotine distinction

13th February 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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An apparently uncontroversial vote in Ohio on under-age access to e-cigarettes highlights one of the thornier problems facing law-makers and regulators dealing with the new industry.

Taiwan cracks down on e-cig sellers

13th February 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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Authorities in Taiwan have reiterated that the sale, import and manufacture of unapproved e-cigarettes is illegal in the country, and urged citizens to report vapers so that dealers can be tracked down – even though personal possession and use is permitted.

Hawaii law-makers churning out proposals for new e-cig rules

13th February 2014 - Regulatory briefing |

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Legislators in Hawaii are wading through a deluge of proposed measures on e-cigarettes and tobacco products, including a ban on the use of e-cigs in public places and a requirement for retailers selling them to obtain a licence.

Protected: Regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs in Europe: private version

15th January 2000 - Regulatory briefing |

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