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Governor Cuomo announces plans to curb vaping in New York State

24th January 2019 - Regulatory briefing |

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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has recently announced part of a comprehensive plan to reduce the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes.

As a statement of intent, Governor Cuomo then presented his $152.3 billion state budget for 2019, including a 10 cent per ml tax on e-liquid. The tax would be imposed on all products, regardless of whether they contain nicotine or not. If passed, the tax would take effect 180 days later.

Austria beefs up regulatory stance with Non-Smoking Act

21st January 2019 - Regulatory briefing |

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Austria has recently tightened up its regulatory stance with the Non Smoking Act (Nichtraucherschutzgesetz) restricting the purchasing age for e-cigs and similar tobacco products to 18 years old, from 1st January 2019. Previously, the minimum age for buying tobacco-related products was 16 years old.
The new age limit was voted into law in the federal parliament in April 2018, and now needs to be implemented by each state or land.

E-liquids now taxed: Cyprus regulatory report

8th January 2019 - Regulatory reports |

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In our latest look at regulations in Cyprus, we can see that a special procedure is applicable for “reduced-risk” claims of e-cigarette products, there is currently no notification fee and a tax on e-liquids and heated tobacco has been imposed

Archive: US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: December 2018

2nd January 2019 - Tracker and database archives |

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All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily US regulatory Live Alerts for December 2018 in one place, in alphabetical state order

Tracker archive: global e-cig regulation, Jan 2019

1st January 2019 - Tracker and database archives |

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Our regularly updated tracker details e-cigarette regulation around the world on key issues such as taxation, public vaping, advertising and sales restrictions.

Threats and promises: the shape of vaping things to come in 2019

31st December 2018 - Business briefing |

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The year just gone has been an intense one for the vaping industry – and don’t expect 2019 to be any less so. ECigIntelligence looks ahead to the developments that can be expected in both regulation and markets around the world

2018, a year of attempts to bring clarity to e-cig and HnB regulation

31st December 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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Regulation, regulation, regulation was the theme of 2018. ECigIntelligence brings you its round-up of the developments that marked the old year and may shape the direction of those to come in the world of vaping and HnB

India aims to ramp up Information Technology Act to block e-cig promotion

27th December 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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New changes to the Information Technology Act aim to block any information on the internet promoting e-cigarettes to residents of India.
This week, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) proposed an amendment to the Draft of the Information Technology Intermediary Guidelines Rules, which obliges any intermediary or internet-based service provider to inform users not to “host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that (…) threatens public health or safety; promotion of cigarettes or any other tobacco products or consumption of intoxicant including alcohol and Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS).”

Industry and stakeholders react to US Surgeon General’s advisory

21st December 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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Tuesday’s advisory on e-cigarettes from US Surgeon General Jerome Adams sparked a response from relevant actors for the industry that fell along the usual lines; industry members indicated displeasure with the advisory, while some tobacco control groups and regulators parroted its talking points or generally indicated support.

Q&A on the FDA’s flavour ban announcement

21st December 2018 - Regulatory reports |

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US FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a statement in November outlining the agency’s new policy to prevent youth accessing flavoured tobacco products – but what did it really mean, and what will it add up to in practice?

Italy reduces e-cigarette and heat-not-burn tax burden by up to 80%

14th December 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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Italy has passed the much anticipated law reducing tax on e-liquids and halving duties on heated tobacco. The decree cuts the duty on nicotine-containing liquids from 50% to 10% of the tax on conventional cigarettes

Update: EU combined TPD notifications tracker

6th December 2018 - Regulatory trackers |

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For ease of use and convenience, ECigIntelligence has combined four trackers together into a single document. This new tracker brings together the TPD product notifications tracker, the other notifications tracker, the TPD standstill tracker, and the TPD notification fees tracker into a single Excel document.

Archive: US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: November 2018

3rd December 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily US regulatory Live Alerts for November 2018 in one place, in alphabetical state order

Tracker archive: US state law, Dec 2018

1st December 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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The ECigIntelligence US state-by-state legislation tracker.
This map focuses exclusively on state law; federal and local law are not considered.

Tracker archive: e-cig regulation in Europe, Dec 2018

1st December 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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This is an older version of the European e-cig regulation tracker; you can find the latest information here.   Use the tabs at the top of the map to select a specific regulatory field. Clicking on an individual country will bring up much more detail in the panel below, including links to legislation and ECigIntelligence […]

Tracker archive: TPD regulatory status country-by-country, Dec 2018

1st December 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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With the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) now in practical effect across the EU, this newly updated regulatory status tracker (below) complements our suite of TPD information available to subscribers

Juul advances UK presence in deal with major supermarket chain

30th November 2018 - Business briefing |

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Controversial US vaping firm Juul Labs has secured a deal to sell its vaping product in one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains.

The most publicised player in the US e-cigarette market started selling its vaping product in its UK stores in early November but now Juul will also be available in Sainsbury’s stores.

CDC: high school vaping up by 78% in a year, flavours used more widely

16th November 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released long-anticipated new figures from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), showing a sharp year-on-year increase in the number of high school and middle school students who vape

Study reveals just how much world press accentuates the negative

12th November 2018 - Business briefing |

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Media coverage of ENDS around the world is much more likely to be negative than positive, and to focus on health effects rather than e-cigs’ use in smoking cessation, a new study suggests

Archive: US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: October 2018

1st November 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily US regulatory Live Alerts for October 2018 in one place, in alphabetical state order