Regulation and Legislation

Long-term study to examine health of vapers and dual users

14th April 2015 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

North America
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Wisconsin
Health
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Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
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The lack of long-term scientific studies into e-cigarettes is a common complaint. But the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (CTRI) is now starting to address that through a multi-year investigation of e-cigs’ health effects, backed by $3.7m in funding from the U.S. government’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Cancer Institute.

In depth: Spanish e-cigarette regulation and the EU TPD

7th April 2015 - Market reports , Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Spain
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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Comparison with tobacco regulation • Public use restrictions • Age restrictions • Packaging and point-of-sale requirements • Advertising restrictions • Medical claims • Taxes • Enforcement • Case law • Regional regulatory developments • Basque Country • Other regions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Expected transposition mechanism • Conclusions

In depth: U.S. e-cigarette laws – state-by-state comparison

7th April 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

Arizona
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Introduction • Age restrictions • Public place usage • Tax policy • Packaging/warning labels • Other regulatory measures

E-cigarette ads could increase smokers’ desire for tobacco

26th March 2015 - Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

Europe
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Pennsylvania
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Health
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Vaping in TV commercials may increase smokers’ urge to reach for a cigarette and decrease optimism among those that quit tobacco, a new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication suggests.

If it’s Saturday, this must be Shenzhen (and an e-cig expo)

19th March 2015 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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While delegates to this week’s World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi presumably must decide which of the title’s categories e-cigarettes fall into, those who’ve missed it have another choice to make: just how many of the plethora of e-cig-related events in upcoming months they should attend. The conference in the United Arab […]

Hamburg: deeming regulations will be published in June

16th March 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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Policy and Politics
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is committed to a June release of its long-awaited – and some claim much-delayed – deeming regulations on e-cigarettes and other tobacco-related products, the agency’s departing commissioner assured senators last week.

Canadian law-makers favour bespoke regime for e-cigs

16th March 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

Canada
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Regulatory briefing

Canada is taking the first steps toward much-desired federal regulation of e-cigarettes with the release of a parliamentary committee report making detailed recommendations on the shape of national law.

In depth: Denmark implements the TPD – a model for Europe?

16th March 2015 - Regulatory reports |

Denmark
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New proposals by the Danish government to transpose the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into Denmark’s domestic law are the first comprehensive attempt to do so by any European country.

In depth: Belgian e-cig market and regulation, March 2015

16th March 2015 - Regulatory reports |

Belgium
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Market analysis • Market size • Consumption patterns • Pricing • Sales and distribution • Brands • Raw materials and manufacturing • Regulatory analysis • Medical regulation • Personal use exemption • Public place usage • Advertising • Regulatory outlook – policy change? • Regulatory authority

Sunshine and showers: the top e-cigarette stories in review

10th March 2015 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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As the change of seasons edged closer over February and early March, headlines in the e-cigarette sector were a sometimes confusing mix of storm clouds and sunshine.

While DC regulators ponder, states take the initiative

10th March 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

Minnesota
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is this week again hoping to gather more insight on e-cigarettes as it ponders the final form of its deeming regulations.

FDA’s departing commissioner praised, censured on e-cigs

10th March 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

Maryland
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In her final days as head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Margaret Hamburg is receiving accolades from Republicans and Democrats alike on her six years in what many call one of the toughest jobs in government.

In depth: Dutch market and regulatory update, Feb. 2015

6th March 2015 - Market reports , Regulatory reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the Netherlands or the advanced search page.   CONTENTS   Executive summary   Market analysis Market size Consumption patterns Pricing and spend Sales, distribution and marketing Brands Manufacturing   Regulatory analysis Introduction Dutch regulatory powers Previous Dutch e-cig regulation New regulation in […]

And now BC: another Canadian province moves to limit vaping

5th March 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

Canada
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Canada’s third-largest province is poised to introduce e-cigarette rules including a public vaping ban, as provincial governments across the country move to cut across the regulatory confusion created by an uncertain federal position.

World’s law-makers favour basing e-cig rules on tobacco

5th March 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

North America
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World
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About two thirds of large countries have some form of e-cigarette regulation, and they tend to control the products using existing laws relating to tobacco or nicotine, according to new research.

E-cig makers look for weapons to fight back at counterfeiters

24th February 2015 - Business briefing |

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As counterfeiting and cloning become growing problems for the e-cigarette industry, one German-Russian supplier has issued a cease-and-desist notice to manufacturers and vendors which it claims are marketing rip-off products.

In depth: e-cigarette regulation in Texas, February 2015

12th February 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

North America
Texas
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Marketing and Retailing
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Introduction • The matrix of authority • State government regulation • Local government regulation • Regulation by quasi-governmental institutions • Regulatory trends • Appendix: state law on tobacco and consumer protection

In depth: Russian e-cigarette market & regulation, Feb. 2015

6th February 2015 - Market reports |

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Market analysis • Market size • Consumption patterns • Number of e-cig users in Russia • Pricing and exchange rates • Sales, distribution and brands • Regulatory analysis • Introduction • Russian regulatory landscape • Current e-cig regulation • Tobacco regulation • The future of e-cig regulation in Russia

In depth: the new Dutch decree on e-cigarettes, Feb. 2015

30th January 2015 - Regulatory reports |

EU
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Netherlands
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Executive summary • Introduction • Dutch regulatory powers • Previous Dutch e-cig regulation • New regulation in detail • Definition of e-cigarette • Advertising • Ingredients • Additives • Packaging • Instruction leaflet • Child-proofing • E-liquid volume and nicotine concentration • What next?

Californian bill would ban vaping in most workplaces

27th January 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

California
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Policy and Politics
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Regulatory briefing

Californian legislators will soon consider another proposal to bring e-cigarettes into the ambit of tobacco legislation, with effects including a widespread ban on vaping in public places.

In depth: South African e-cig market & regulation, Jan. 2015

27th January 2015 - Market reports |

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Market analysis • Market context • Market size • Consumption patterns • Pricing and spend • Sales, distribution and marketing • Raw materials and manufacturing • Regulatory analysis • Regulatory overview • National regulation • Provincial regulation • Local regulation • Non-governmental regulation • Regulatory trends • Appendix 1: national law • Appendix 2: lawsuit – D Beelders vs Smokestik SA CC, and complaint against Twisp • Further information

FAA says air passengers must carry, not check, their e-cigs

26th January 2015 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Are e-cigs and other tobacco substitutes welcome on passenger planes? Are they a danger, an infringement of near-universal strict rules against in-flight smoking, or a benign product that passengers might appreciate?