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New incoming rules will mean further restrictions in Portugal

27th September 2017 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Portugal
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

New legislation regulating nicotine-containing e-cigarettes came into force on 1st January 2016 in Portugal. Current taxes on nicotine e-liquids are €0.30/ml, but a new budget law is due for vote in November 2017 when it will become clearer if the rate will be changed or kept at the same level.

Finland: market grows despite strict regulation

22nd September 2017 - Market reports |

EU
Europe
Finland
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports

The EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was transposed in Finland the form of the Tobacco Act, which made Finland one of the EU’s most strictly regulated countries. Market growth of 40% throughout 2016–2017 was mainly determined by increased numbers of vapers (+16%), growth of the share of daily users (30% in 2017 compared with 14% in 2016), plus an overall price increase in most e-cigarette categories.

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UK advertising bodies consider allowing e-cig health claims

15th September 2017 - Regulatory briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The UK bodies in charge of advertising regulatory code have put forward a yes/no consultation on proposals to loosen restrictions on e-cigarette health claims in advertisements.

Coming soon: deadline for product registration in the US

15th September 2017 - Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The deadline for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) product registrations for manufacturers is swiftly approaching. From 30th September, manufacturers need to register with the FDA and submit product lists, including labelling and advertisements, to the agency. This deadline was initially December 2016, but the FDA extended it for the industry. The deadlines differ for small and large-scale companies.

Tracker archive: European e-cig advertising and marketing, September 2017

1st September 2017 - Tracker and database archives |

EU
Europe
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Tracker and database archives

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 regulatory status country-by-country, September 2017

1st September 2017 - Tracker and database archives |

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World
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Tracker and database archives

This is an older version of the ECigIntelligence country-by-country EU TPD status tracker. You can find the latest information 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 our suite of TPD information available to subscribers.

Tracker archive: combined TPD notifications, September 2017

1st September 2017 - Tracker and database archives |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
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Czech Republic
Denmark
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Europe
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Slovenia
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Switzerland
United Kingdom
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Tracker and database archives

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.

Shake and vape: the legal implications in the EU

24th August 2017 - Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The sale of ingredients for shake and vape – enabling users to mix their own nicotine and non-nicotine e-liquids – is a legal grey area for sellers in many European countries, as it can be a way to get round TPD quantity restrictions on nicotine-containing liquids. In this report, ECigIntelligence looks into the matter in detail.

Heated tobacco and advertising in the European Union

14th August 2017 - Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Heated tobacco products may have an advantage in the EU over both cigarettes and e-cigs as the devices are not classed as tobacco products. It remains to be seen how each country allows them to be promoted

Malaysia: tough regulation stifles market growth

10th August 2017 - Market reports |

Asia
Malaysia
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports

ECigIntelligence estimates the Malaysian e-cig market to be worth 513.4m ringgit ($120m) in 2017, with 600,000 vapers. Regulatory uncertainly and a ban on e-cigarettes in some states makes the outlook for future growth pessimistic. This static market is focused on hobbyists and dominated by open system e-cigs, with most vapers using advanced mods with digital screens.

Light-touch regulation aids HnB over e-cigs in Japan

7th August 2017 - Regulatory reports |

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

In our latest look at Japan, we find the country is a favoured market for heated tobacco products because regulation is much lighter on tobacco than it is on nicotine-containing e-cigs. In a country where 20% of the population smoke, heated tobacco products are regulated in a similar way to tobacco in most policy areas.

From Russian elevators to US taxes, a change is gonna come

3rd August 2017 - Regulatory briefing |

California
Czech Republic
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EU
Europe
France
Germany
Kansas
North America
Russia
Slovakia
Spain
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Companies
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

2017 has already been a significant year in the short history of e-cigarettes – and there is more to come in the remaining five months of a the year