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Will the Hawaiian Senate pass its online sales ban?

2nd February 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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Regulatory briefing

The Hawaiian senate is considering two bills, which could prohibit online sales of e-cigarette products if passed. One could also subject e-liquids to the same excise tax as tobacco products.

Tracker archive: combined TPD notifications, February 2018

1st February 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence combined TPD notifications tracker. Click here for the latest information.

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.

Tracker archive: TPD regulatory status, February 2018

1st February 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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  This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence TPD country-by-country tracker. For the latest information click here.   ECigIntelligence is dedicated to bringing you up-to-date information on the world’s e-cigarette markets. With the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) now in practical effect across the EU, this newly updated regulatory status tracker (below) complements […]

Tracker archive: combined product restrictions, Feb 2018

1st February 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence combined product restrictions tracker. Click here for the latest information.
Our new product restrictions combined tracker puts together five key ECigIntelligence EU Tobacco Products Directive trackers for your convenience. The transitional period tracker, banned ingredients tracker, health warnings tracker, non-nicotine classification tracker, and the food and cosmetic products in labelling tracker.

Online sales now banned: Italy regulatory report

25th January 2018 - Regulatory reports |

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In our latest look at the Italian market, we see that distance sales, including domestic and cross-border, are now banned under the latest amendment (known as the “Vicari amendment”) approved in the Italian parliament

Tracker: European e-cig advertising and marketing, Jan 2018

22nd January 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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The ECigIntelligence tracker of e-cigarette marketing and advertising regulation in Europe, exclusively for our Platinum subscribers, provides a detailed breakdown of how the law will look across all EU member states after the European Union Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) comes into effect in May 2016.

Tracker archive: EU sanctions, January 2018

22nd January 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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Our new ECigIntelligence EU sanctions tracker details the possible fines or other penalties laid down in law by each member state of the European Union for various violations of e-cigarette regulations

EU’s safety agency gets on board with guidelines for lithium batteries

19th January 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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As the debate on the safety of lithium batteries continues, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published guidelines and recommendations about the carriage of e-cig batteries on flights.

The agency of the European Union with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) to inform both airlines and passengers of a safe way to carry their lithium batteries, including those used for e-cigarettes.

New views on nicotine: now the FDA is reconsidering NRT, too

16th January 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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As the US FDA gets to grips with its new focus on nicotine as a single marketplace, it is planning to take a fresh look at one of the longest-established non-combustible forms of the substance – nicotine replacement therapy

Brussels postpones tax decision on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco

12th January 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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The European Commission has said it will review the future tax situation of e-cigarettes and heated-tobacco products in 2019, and will not propose a revision of the Directive 2011/64/EU on excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco now

Proposed tax rate increase: North Carolina regulatory report

12th January 2018 - Regulatory reports |

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North Carolina
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North Carolina’s current regulatory status is explained by the ECigIntelligence team of analysts: decisions are made at state level for state-wide uniformity; vapour products are included in the definition of tobacco products; and the taxable rate of e-liquids could raise by 40% in a proposed move.

The rise and rise of shake and vape

10th January 2018 - Business briefing |

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Europe
Germany
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The popularity of shake and vape – adding nicotine shots to nicotine-free e-liquids – is increasing throughout Europe, as detailed in an ECigIntelligence report into the market in Germany

Hardware waste management in the EU

8th January 2018 - Regulatory reports |

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Regulatory reports

The hardware and batteries used in e-cigarette products must be disposed of in line with EU legislation.
Packaging should display the crossed-out wheelie bin symbol, which indicates that hardware should be disposed of separately from normal household waste.

Mexico: a new bid to legalise e-cigs

5th January 2018 - Regulatory reports |

Mexico
North America
Policy and Politics
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Regulatory reports

The PRI party’s Senator Marcela Guerra Castillo has presented a new bill to legalise e-cigarettes in Mexico, in response to their continuing popularity. It is a bid to control the quality of products on the market. The bill legalises nicotine alternatives and establishes a level playing field for tobacco, heat-not-burn and vaping products. It takes a cautionary approach to their impact on health and introduces requirements above and beyond those of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).

Tracker archive: combined EU product restrictions, January 2018

1st January 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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Our new product restrictions combined tracker puts together five key ECigIntelligence EU Tobacco Products Directive trackers for your convenience. The transitional period tracker, banned ingredients tracker, health warnings tracker, non-nicotine classification tracker, and the food and cosmetic products in labelling tracker.

Tracker archive: EU TPD regulatory status

1st January 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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Tracker and database archives

This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence EU country-by-country tracker; click here for the latest information.   ECigIntelligence is dedicated to bringing you up-to-date information on the world’s e-cigarette markets. 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 […]

Regulation, creativity and variety – that was the e-cig year that was

27th December 2017 - Regulatory briefing |

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ECigIntelligence’s review of the year gone by reflects the big stories of the e-cigarette world in 2017, the trends in regulation, the developing and diverging markets, the science and innovation, and peers into the crystal ball to consider where it all goes from here