Regulatory briefing

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 ...

Philippines proposes new restrictions for HnB online retailers

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 3rd August 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Philippines
Heated tobacco
Regulatory briefing
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the Philippines proposed new restrictions for vaping and heated tobacco products in the revised draft guidelines regulating their manufacture, importation, sale, packaging, advertising, and distribution ...

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 ...