Regulatory briefing

Here you can find all of our news briefings and updates covering all regulatory matters from around the globe. Topics include new heated tobacco laws, amendments to current policy, tax changes, bans on specific products and country-specific updates to regulation, plus more.

US attorneys ask the FDA to urgently ban menthol cigarettes

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 29th January 2021 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
A coalition of US attorneys called on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban menthol cigarettes “in the best interest of the public” and no longer delay a process that has been on stand-by since 2018...

What new rules lie ahead for tobacco alternatives on the road through 2021?

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 7th January 2021 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Brazil
China
Denmark
EU
Europe
Ireland
Netherlands
North America
Norway
Philippines
Russia
South America
South Korea
Sweden
Switzerland
UK
Ukraine
United States
World
Heated tobacco
Politics & policy
Regulation and Legislation
Snus and oral
Regulatory briefing
The new year looks certain to become another significant one for the tobacco-alternatives industry across the globe, with a bunch of new regulations on the horizon ...

EU Parliament endorses Commission’s new health programme

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 13th November 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The European Parliament approved by an overwhelming majority the EU health policy programme for the period 2021-2017 aimed at tackling some of the main health issues in Europe, including tobacco policy ...

UAE launches app to crack down on non-compliant tobacco products

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 18th September 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
United Arab Emirates
Heated tobacco
Regulatory briefing
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has created a phone app to help consumers detect non-compliant tobacco products in a bid from Emirati authorities to counter tax evasion and commercial fraud as well as to protect public health ...

Deadline, 4pm Wednesday – time’s almost up for US PMTAs

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 7th September 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Politics & policy
Regulatory briefing
The final countdown is on to Wednesday's deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs), which the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially set at 4pm Eastern Time (ET) on 9th September ...