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WHO continues call for regulation as vaping increases

30th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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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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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 |

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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 |

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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.

FDA files memo in opposition to public health coalition lawsuit

10th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed a memo in opposition to a motion for a summary judgment in US District Court in Maryland for a lawsuit against the tobacco deeming extensions. The lawsuit arose from the FDA s defence of its extension of the initial deeming rule compliance deadlines.

EU-CEG sees huge number of submissions since TPD rollout

8th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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A grand total of 185,635 e-cigarette product notifications have been successfully registered with the European Common Entry Gate (EU-CEG) as of July of this year, ECigIntelligence has learned from the European Commission (EC).

FDA’s Gottlieb and Zeller seek to reduce red tape as part of future strategy

7th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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Commissioner Gottlieb seemingly wants to streamline the premarket approval process

Italian Senate approves freeze on e-cig tax; final vote due in September

6th August 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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The Italian Senate today approved a proposal to temporarily suspend the country’s contentious tax on e-cigarettes. The plan to freeze taxation until 18th December will now have to be passed by the Chamber of Deputies (Camera dei Deputati), which will vote on the proposal in September.

Sweden clamps down on high-nicotine e-liquids

6th August 2018 - Regulatory reports |

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Swedish regulation is asking producers and consumers to obtain a permit for the sale and use of e-liquid with high concentrations of nicotine, which constitutes a de facto ban as the process of obtaining such a permit is so stringent.

Tracker archive: EU combined TPD notifications, August 2018

1st August 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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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: combined EU product restrictions

1st August 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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Our 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: TPD regulatory status country-by-country, August 2018

1st August 2018 - Tracker and database archives |

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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

US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: July 2018

1st August 2018 - Live alerts US |

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All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily US regulatory Live Alerts for July 2018 in one place, in alphabetical state order

Europe regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: July 2018

1st August 2018 - Live alerts EU |

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All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily Europe regulatory Live Alerts for July 2018 in one place, in alphabetical country order

Online retailers may bear tax burden for interstate sales

25th July 2018 - Business briefing |

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A US Supreme Court decision may have opened the way for states to collect taxes on e-cig retail sales made online or across state lines, even when the retailer does not have a physical presence within that state

PMI runs into trouble with UK government over IQOS ads

24th July 2018 - Regulatory briefing |

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Philip Morris International (PMI) is seeking an “urgent meeting” with the UK Department of Health after being told to stop advertising its heated tobacco device IQOS

Italy lists licensed vape stores – and they’re not all happy

17th July 2018 - Business briefing |

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The Italian Customs and Monopoly Agency (AAMS) has published a list of nearly 400 vape stores, pharmacies and drugstores in the regions of Abruzzo, Tuscany, Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta that have been authorised to sell e-cig products

New taxation, old uncertainties: Sweden regulatory report

12th July 2018 - Regulatory reports |

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Nicotine-containing e-liquids became subject to a new tax in Sweden in July 2018, a year after the country’s regulations on e-cigarettes came into force with the transposition into national law of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)

Vaping in the UK – trends and figures for notified products

12th July 2018 - Market reports |

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Using data from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), we take a look at the notified vaping products on the UK market and trends that have emerged since the European TPD was transposed in 2016