Regulatory briefing

Hong Kong will consider tobacco alternatives ban after September

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 29th June 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Hong Kong
Heated tobacco
Nicotine
Politics & policy
Regulatory briefing
Hong Kong will reintroduce a bill to ban tobacco-alternative products after local elections in September. The Legislative Council ended discussions on the existing bill due to lack of time before its term ends in July ...

US FDA prepares to extend PMTA deadline – if court agrees to it

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 31st March 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Heated tobacco
Politics & policy
Regulatory briefing
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested a 120-day extension to the deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) due to the challenges that the coronavirus outbreak is posing to companies ...

New Zealand puts forward new regulations for smokeless products

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 4th March 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

Australasia
New Zealand
Heated tobacco
Vapour
Regulatory briefing
A new amendment put before the New Zealand Parliament aims to tighten current regulations on heated tobacco and other smokeless tobacco products – but the country’s attorney general has distanced himself from the proposals ...