TPD

Updated: Germany’s draft TPD plans and beyond

19th January 2016 - Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

E-cigarette regulation in Germany: the draft TPD plans and beyond

14th October 2015 - Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

Portugal adds public vaping ban to new TPD law

7th September 2015 - News analysis |

Portugal has become the latest European Union member state to implement the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), hewing closely to its requirements but also introducing a public vaping ban with limited exceptions.

E-cigarette regulation in Portugal: TPD plans become clear

6th September 2015 - Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current regulatory framework • Product categorisation • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Notification procedure • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Cross-border sales • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • Conclusions • Graphic: how Portuguese e-cigarette regulation will change

In-depth: e-cigarette legislation in Cyprus, July 2015

30th July 2015 - Country regulatory reports , Regulatory reports |

Contents1 Executive summary2 Regulatory landscape3 Current national regulatory framework4 Age restrictions5 Packaging and product restrictions6 Public usage7 Advertising and marketing restrictions8 Taxation9 Case law10 Enforcement11 The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw12 Graphic: how e-cigarette regulation will change in Cyprus There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the full list of regulatory reports, or the advanced search page. » Continue Reading.

Poland planning stiff e-cig restrictions

27th July 2015 - News analysis |

Poland has unexpectedly proposed some stiffer measures for e-cigarette regulation than originally imagined. New proposals are looking to bring in public use as well as advertising restrictions along with the implementation of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).

In depth: France e-cigarette market update, July 2015

24th July 2015 - Country market reports , Market reports |

Contents1 2 Executive summary3 Market size4 5  Industry estimates6 Current market outlook7 Voluntary standards8 Entrance of Imperial Tobacco into the market9 Insurance discounts10 11 Form factors12 Number of e-cigarette users in France13 Frequency of use and consumption patterns14 Comparisons with usage data from outside France15 Annual spend16 Online pricing17 Distribution18 Online brands19 Offline brands with physical presence/franchises20 21 E-liquid production22 » Continue Reading.

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

6th March 2015 - Country market reports , Country regulatory reports , Market reports , Regulatory reports |

  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 detail Definition of e-cigarette Advertising » Continue Reading.

In depth: legal challenges to the EU Tobacco Products Directive

27th August 2014 - Regulatory reports , Topic regulatory reports |

The law governing adoption of the TPD • Significant new rules for tobacco and e-cigs • Challenges before transposition • Pre-transposition challenges by member states • Poland’s TPD challenge • Pre-transposition challenges before the UK high court • PMI’s TPD challenge • Totally Wicked’s TPD challenge • Possible post-transposition challenges • Possible impacts on article 20 and e-cig regulation • Potential challenges by other e-cig stakeholders

European elections threaten political quagmire for TPD

30th May 2014 - News analysis |

The process of drawing up detailed rules on e-cigarettes to implement the new European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) could become mired in political disagreements, following a European Parliament election which has fragmented power in Brussels.

New FDA rules and Europe’s directive: how do they compare?

25th April 2014 - News analysis |

The new regulations for e-cigarettes proposed yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are the second major regulatory framework for the products to appear in two months, following the European Union’s release of its revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) earlier this year. How do the two compare in key areas?

EU will not publish detailed guidance on TPD e-cig rules

23rd April 2014 - News analysis |

The European Union (EU) does not plan to issue detailed guidance on how e-cigarette regulations in the recent Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) should be interpreted, according to a source close to the EU’s Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs (SANCO)

Could EU directive be a model
for U.S. treatment of e-cigs?

16th April 2014 - News analysis |

The European Parliament’s new rules on e-cigarettes in the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) have grabbed the attention of key members of the U.S. Senate, generating mixed reactions on whether it should influence the efforts of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the products.

EU to establish standard testing regime for nicotine dosage

1st April 2014 - News analysis |

The European Commission is expected to issue technical specifications on the measurement of nicotine intake from e-cigarettes, as member states’ law-makers and the industry prepare to comply with the testing requirements of the EU’s new Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).