Regulation and Legislation

Florida turns indoor vaping ban into law, other measures discussed

6th May 2019 - Regulatory briefing |

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

Lawmakers in Florida are at the end of the state’s annual legislative session. During this year’s session, members of both chambers and political parties supported several measures that would restrict the sale and use of e-cigarettes across the state.

FDA gives the green light for IQOS roll-out onto the US market

30th April 2019 - Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
FDA
Heated tobacco
Major brands
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

The US FDA has given its approval for Philip Morris International (PMI)’s IQOS in the US, along with its associated consumables ― the first heated-tobacco products to be so approved

Heated tobacco taxation in the EU: classification, rates and structures

26th April 2019 - Regulatory reports |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
EU
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Tax
Regulatory reports

We examine heated tobacco tax laws in EU countries where HnB products have been launched or specific laws introduced, and what would happen in countries where neither has yet occurred

Portugal regulatory report

10th April 2019 - Regulatory reports |

Europe
Portugal
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Our updated report outlines the rules governing e-cigarettes in Portugal, where they have been regulated since 2016 according to the European TPD, and how the regulations are applied

Florida on Tobacco 21 road, moves ahead with workplace vaping ban

3rd April 2019 - Regulatory briefing |

California
Florida
Hawaii
Illinois
Maine
Massachusetts
New Jersey
North America
Ohio
Oregon
United States
Utah
Virginia
Washington
Washington D.C.
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Florida appears to be on the road towards joining the Tobacco 21 movement, while another bill also moving through the state legislature would ban indoor vaping at work

Strict regulations may get tougher: Finland regulatory report

29th March 2019 - Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Finland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Finland’s vaping regulations are among the strictest in the EU; nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are treated as tobacco-related products and all flavours except tobacco are banned. Online sales are prohibited; bricks-and-mortar stores are the only retail channel allowed; advertising and public usage is severely restricted. An excise duty for e-cigarettes and liquids with or without nicotine has been in place since January 2017.A special working group has suggested new restrictions on public vaping and vaping products, including increasing excise duty already levied, introducing plain packaging for e-cigarettes, and raising the minimum legal purchasing age to 20, though any changes to the current regulatory regime will be after parliamentary elections on 14th April.

Ferrari drops Mission Winnow team name and logo for Australian GP

13th March 2019 - Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Companies
Heated tobacco
Major brands
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

PMI and Ferrari have been forced to cancel their partnership for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, the opening race of the Formula 1 season. The Mission Winnow branding will, however, reappear for the rest of the season