Regulation and Legislation

Regulatory report: China

26th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Asia
China
Hong Kong
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This report on Chinese regulation of e-cigarettes includes an overview of the current rules plus possible future regulations and forthcoming changes

Regulatory report: Bulgaria

25th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Bulgaria
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Bulgaria takes a relatively liberal approach to vaping regulation – an approach we don’t expect to change any time soon

Regulatory report: South Africa

16th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Africa
South Africa
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are regulated in South Africa under the pharmaceutical regime. This report provides an overview of all current and near-future restrictions on vaping products in the country

Regulatory report: Spain

15th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Spain
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The Spanish government is working on expanding e-cigarette regulation. This report covers all areas of the regulatory framework for vaping products in Spain, at both national and regional levels

Global regulatory tracker: regulatory burden index January 2021

11th February 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Africa
Albania
Argentina
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Central America
Chile
China
Colombia
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
Estonia
Ethiopia
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Montenegro
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
North America
North Macedonia
Norway
Oman
Panama
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela
World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

Welcome to the ECigIntelligence regulatory burden index (ERBI), where we provide a clear and concise overview of the different levels of regulatory burden imposed on e-cigarettes around the world. The index, downloadable here as a consolidated Excel file, is a result of our in-house research of 23 key variables and our in-depth knowledge of markets […]

Europe regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs in Europe February

11th February 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
England
Estonia
EU
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Netherlands
Northern Ireland
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Scotland
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Wales
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

Welcome to the Europe e-cigarette regulatory tracker, updated every month. 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 coverage of that market.

Political changes in the US: the likely legal impact in 19 key states

10th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

California
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Maine
Minnesota
Montana
New Hampshire
New York
North America
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Texas
United States
West Virginia
Flavours
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Regulatory reports

Our special report examines the potential impact of the recent political changes in the United States on e-cigarette legislation this year, with an in-depth look at 19 states, including those where we believe activity is most likely

Europe regulatory tracker: restrictions, requirements and sanctions – February

9th February 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

The upgraded ECigIntelligence Europe regulatory tracker provides crucial e-cigarette-related regulations for Europe in one place, covering the 27 EU member states plus the UK, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland

Regulatory report: Denmark

8th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Denmark
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The Danish vapour industry must prepare for important changes this year, which will be implemented in phases, following the approval of Bill L61. This report covers all current and near-future restrictions for vaping products

Global regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs February

8th February 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Africa
Albania
Argentina
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Barbados
Belarus
Brazil
Cambodia
Canada
Central America
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Egypt
Ethiopia
Georgia
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Malaysia
Mexico
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar
New Zealand
Nigeria
North America
North Macedonia
Oman
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Taiwan
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam
World
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

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

US regulatory tracker: Proposed state law February

8th February 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North America
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
United States
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

Welcome to the new and improved ECigIntelligence US state law regulatory tracker, updated every month and exclusively focused on state law. This interactive map allows you to search for states, zoom in and out from the map, view more than one regulatory area at a time, pan the map and select multiple states to compare regulations.

US regulatory tracker: Enacted state law February

8th February 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North America
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
United States
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

Welcome to the US enacted state law regulatory tracker, updated every month and exclusively focused on state law ( federal and local law are not considered).
This tracker, updated every month, allows you to interact and filter information in the regulatory map below. Select the regulatory area and filter countries by our analysis of the level of regulatory stringency in each area.

Regulatory report: Italy

4th February 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Italy
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This report offers a thorough analysis of the current regulatory regime in Italy for e-cigarettes, covering all aspects of law from age and product restriction to packaging and labelling, and advertising and tax

International regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up February

3rd February 2021 - Live Alerts International |

Afghanistan
Africa
Algeria
Argentina
Armenia
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Brazil
Cambodia
Central America
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Democratic Rep. of the Congo
Ecuador
Egypt
Ethiopia
Honduras
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Libya
Malaysia
Mauritania
Mexico
Middle East
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
New Zealand
Nigeria
North Korea
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Vietnam
World
Yemen
Zimbabwe
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Live Alerts International

All the stories from the ECigIntelligence weekly international regulatory Live Alerts in one user-friendly database, updated every month. This regulatory tool consolidates all of our international regulatory Live Alerts since they were launched in December 2019, collected in Excel database format, allowing you to filter information by date and country. Each update includes the alerts […]

Europe regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up February

3rd February 2021 - Live alerts EU |

Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
England
Estonia
EU
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Isle of Man
Italy
Kosovo
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Macedonia
Malta
Moldova
Montenegro
Netherlands
Northern Ireland
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Scandinavia
Scotland
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Wales
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Live alerts EU

  All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily Europe regulatory Live Alerts in one user-friendly database, updated every month. This regulatory tool consolidates all of our Europe regulatory Live Alerts since they were launched in January 2018, collected in Excel database format, allowing you to filter information by date and country. Each update includes the […]

US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up February

3rd February 2021 - Live alerts US |

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North America
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
United States
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Companies
Health
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Live alerts US

  All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily US regulatory Live Alerts in one user-friendly database, updated every month. This regulatory tool consolidates all of our US regulatory Live Alerts, since they were launched in November 2017, and covers significant regulatory and policy-related developments, focusing on: Federal regulation The largest states (Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, […]

Regulatory report: Latvia

27th January 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Latvia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Since Latvia transposed the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) in 2016, it has submitted new regulations and appears to be currently working to implement further changes

Regulatory report: Poland

26th January 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Poland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The Polish e-cigarette market is one of the most constrained by regulation in Europe. This report covers the current regime for vaping products, including the latest legal changes and the likely impact of a recent tax rise

Podcast: Global predictions and analysis of the e-cigarette sector for 2021

22nd January 2021 - Business briefing , Podcasts |

World
Companies
Consumers
COVID-19
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Podcasts

  Tim Phillips, ECigIntelligence’s managing director, joins Jon Bruford to discuss the key developments coming up in 2021 and the drivers that shape the market – including the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, shifts in consumer preferences and business enforcements – as well as challenges and opportunities. To obtain more data and analysis from the […]

Regulatory report: Luxembourg

21st January 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Luxemburg
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This report offers a detailed overview of the current regulatory framework in Luxembourg for e-cigarettes and vapour products

What lies over the horizon for the worldwide e-cigarette industry in 2021?

7th January 2021 - Regulatory briefing |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Central America
China
Costa Rica
Denmark
Estonia
EU
Europe
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Netherlands
New Zealand
North America
Philippines
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

2021 is sure to be another significant year for the vaping industry across the globe, with a bunch of new regulations on the horizon – and hopefully a light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

A world of regulatory change in 2021: ECigIntelligence assesses the prospects

6th January 2021 - Regulatory reports |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Bahrain
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
Central America
China
Costa Rica
Denmark
Estonia
EU
Europe
Germany
Hong Kong
Hungary
Indonesia
Ireland
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lithuania
Malaysia
Netherlands
New Zealand
North America
Norway
Oman
Philippines
Poland
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
World
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

ECigIntelligence considers the developments we expect to see in e-cig regulation around the world in 2021, looking at past policy initiatives to assess the prospects for future change

UK healthcare products agency ready to take over e-cigarette notifications

28th December 2020 - Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is on course to take charge of new e-cigarette product notifications in England, Scotland and Wales from 1st January, when Britain will officially no longer be a member of the EU following the 12-month transition period. The agency has already migrated to the new submission portal […]

Regulatory report: Qatar

23rd December 2020 - Regulatory reports |

Asia
Qatar
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This report explores the possible regulatory framework should Qatar decide to follow its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council members in legalising e-cigarettes

Regulatory report: Germany

21st December 2020 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Germany
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The Tobacco and Related Products Act came into force on 20th May 2016, bringing the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) framework into German law. This report provides an overview of the current regulatory regime

Canada regulatory tracker: provincial and territorial legislation December 2020

17th December 2020 - Regulatory trackers |

Alberta
British Columbia
Canada
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador
North America
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

ECigIntelligence’s regulatory tracker for Canada will help you to understand the regulatory requirements and restrictions on e-cigarette products in 13 Canadian provinces and territories

Podcast: E-cigarettes in China: market, regulation and outlook

15th December 2020 - Business briefing , Podcasts |

Asia
China
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Podcasts

China’s domestic e-cigarette market has quietly grown to become the world’s third largest by value. With relatively low vaping prevalence, high smoking rates, and a huge population, it has significant potential for further growth. But it is also a market that faces challenges unlike any other, most notably the presence of a tobacco monopoly whose […]

Regulatory report: Indonesia

15th December 2020 - Regulatory reports |

Asia
Indonesia
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The Indonesian government says it is working on a national standard for e-cigarettes which may be put forward in 2021. This report outlines the rules that currently apply to vapour products and how they may change

Regulatory report: Netherlands

10th December 2020 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Netherlands
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The Dutch government continues to implement all the anti-tobacco requirements of the National Prevention Agreement (NPA). This report details current and near future vaping regulations in the Netherlands

Why the US vapour industry should fasten its seat-belts for a bumpy ride

5th December 2020 - Blog |

North America
United States
FDA
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Blog

Everyone from Big Tobacco to the small vape store will have a keen eye on who president-elect Joe Biden picks to be the next chief of the FDA, the US agency with responsibility for regulating tobacco and e-cigs

ECigIntelligence Europe tax database: November 2020

30th November 2020 - Databases |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Databases

The ECigIntelligence Europe tax database is an essential and detailed source to help you to understand vaping and tobacco taxes for the 27 EU member states and the UK. This database provides a detailed insight into tax regulation, net excise tax, tax per gram and tax comparisons for e-cigarettes, heated tobacco, cigarettes and fine-cut tobacco. […]