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

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

There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the full list of regulatory reports, or the advanced search page.       Executive summary   E-cigarettes are not currently regulated in Cyprus but they are subject to general consumer protection and safety regulations unless they are deemed a medicine “by presentation”.   ECigIntelligence has learned that the Medical and » 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 |

There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for France or the advanced search page.   Executive summary   We believe the French market in 2015 to be worth €570m ($625m). There is expected to be only limited growth for the rest of the year, perhaps pointing to the French market topping out. The industry group FIVAPE » 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

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.