Regulation and Legislation

PMI and Juul launch legal action against Chinese copyists

9th October 2018 - Regulatory reports |

Asia
China
North America
United States
Companies
Heated tobacco
Major brands
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The two leading brands in the vaping and heated tobacco sectors, Juul and Philip Morris International (PMI), are both engaged in active fights with Chinese companies over their intellectual property rights

No softening likely in WHO’s antagonism to e-cigs and HnB

4th October 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Switzerland
World
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The rhetoric coming out of the eighth Conference of the Parties (COP8) in Geneva suggests the World Health Organization is unlikely to give vaping products or HnB a role in its anti-tobacco policies any time soon

EU urges WHO to focus on heated tobacco, suggests advertising bans

3rd October 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

Asia
EU
Europe
Kuwait
Russia
South Korea
Ukraine
Health
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The EU is calling on the World Health Organization to become more involved in regulating heated tobacco – and is urging tight advertising restrictions on the category, ECigIntelligence has learned

DC vapour tax rise set to be followed by others across the US

1st October 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

Montana
New Jersey
North America
United States
Washington D.C.
Health
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The US is set for a series of tax rises on vapour products, starting with a considerable increase in DC today. Proposals for further increases are in the pipeline in Chicago, Montana and New Jersey

ENDS and means up for debate at WHO’s COP8 gathering

27th September 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Switzerland
World
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The role of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco will again be discussed next week at the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)

European Commission told: we don’t want an EU e-cig tax

25th September 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Most respondents to the European Commission’s consultation on tobacco excise duties do not want a European tax on e-cigarettes. Almost 70% said the best level of tax on e-cigarettes would be no more than the VAT in each country

THR regulations: a global perspective

24th September 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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

Earlier this month ECigIntelligence managing director Tim Phillips spoke at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum, looking at Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) regulations and whether legislation was advancing or holding back THR

Latin America regulatory report: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay

5th September 2018 - Regulatory reports |

Argentina
Brazil
Central America
Chile
Colombia
Mexico
North America
Panama
South America
Uruguay
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

In this far-reaching report, ECigIntelligence looks at the varied legal approaches to e-cigs and vaping across Latin America, focussing on Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Panama, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay…

Second highest notification fees in Europe: Denmark regulatory report

3rd September 2018 - Regulatory reports |

Denmark
Europe
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

In our latest look at Denmark, we find that the country has the second highest notification fee in the EU, which amounts to about €4950 ($5771). The Danish Health Authority dismisses scientific evidence that e-cigarettes are an effective smoking cessation tool and even claims that e-cigarettes help to maintain the nicotine addiction and smoking habit.

WHO continues call for regulation as vaping increases

30th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Switzerland
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

A new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights the growing popularity of vaping and continues the call for regulations to be put in place to deter younger people from starting to vape

ECigIntelligence publisher launches CBD-Intel for the CBD market

21st August 2018 - Business briefing |

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Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Vatican City
Wales
World
Companies
Health
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

A new online publication and research resource launched this week will be the first to focus on the fast-growing CBD industry in Europe and worldwide. CBD-Intel will provide comprehensive market and legal analysis as well as a daily news service.

Sweden restricts sale and use of high-nicotine e-liquids

20th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Sweden
Health
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

E-liquids with nicotine concentration over 17 mg/ml are now subject to a de facto ban in Sweden. Although they are not illegal, permits are required for their sale and use, as a recently-published ECigIntelligence report reveals.

Heated tobacco products: the basics explained

17th August 2018 - E-learning , Market reports |

Asia
Europe
Japan
Romania
South Korea
Health
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
E-learning
Market reports

What are heated-tobacco products and why has there been a resurgence of interest in them? How do they work? Are they like e-cigs and how are they different from smoking? These questions – and more – are answered in this short guide.