Regulation and Legislation

CBD vaping in France: making sense of a legal grey area

13th June 2018 - Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
France
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The use of cannabidiol (CBD) in e-liquids is not specifically regulated in France, and in a grey area as no law or competent authority has officially confirmed the legality of its use in an e-cigarette as a consumer product

No tax proposed as yet: Slovakia regulatory report

13th June 2018 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Slovakia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

In our latest look at the regulatory picture in Slovakia we see that e-cigarettes are not covered by any excise tax, e-cigs with and without nicotine have mild retail restrictions and notification is free of charge

Positive and negative TPD lists: Belgian market report

8th June 2018 - Market reports |

Belgium
Europe
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports

In our latest look at the Belgian market, we see that the authorities publish two lists of notified products — one positive, one negative. The majority of notified products in Belgium are e-liquids

San Francisco voters approve controversial flavours ban

6th June 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

In a hotly contested referendum, with millions of dollars behind campaigns on both sides, San Francisco voters have approved a proposition to ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products – including e-liquids

Sweden follows European e-cig tax trend

5th June 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Sweden
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Sweden is the latest country to join a European trend of taxing electronic cigarettes and other reduced risk alternatives. A new tax has been approved and will come into force soon

German controversy highlights TPD notification requirements

29th May 2018 - Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
France
Germany
Italy
Poland
Spain
United Kingdom
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

A legal controversy between two of Germany’s major e-cig importers and retailers over the notification requirements of the German version of the TPD could help to clear up a partly unresolved question about the regulation