Hard times for vaping in South Korea.

2020-12-04T12:08:13+00:00 December 4th, 2020|Regulations, World|

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South Korea was once one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for e-cigarettes, attracting attention from major international makers. In 2019, the EVALI cases in the USA contribute to tighten the government’s position, which seriously questions the effects of vaping on health, and which plans studies that could lead to a total ban. […]

Germany: everything changes for Zero Nic

2020-10-30T21:13:00+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Regulations, World|

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A legislative process is currently ongoing in Germany to adapt tobacco legislation, which provides that nicotine-free e-cigarettes and liquids will be covered by German tobacco law from January 1, 2021 and will be subject to essentially the same legal provisions as products containing nicotine. […]

The flavor ban for e-liquids in Denmark is back on the horizon

2020-10-12T14:55:19+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Authorities, Regulations, World|

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In the end of 2019, the Danish Government proposed to ban flavors other than menthol and tobacco in e-liquids, as a part of a national plan against young people’s smoking. Few days ago the EU Commission issued a statement against parts of the package because it contravenes the TPD and the flavor ban seemed to be postponed indefinitely. Now it’s back, and it could be operative from April 2021. […]

Vaping regulation in Canada

2020-08-28T20:04:30+00:00 August 28th, 2020|Authorities, Regulations, World|

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Canada has a federal political structure, meaning that government decisions are divided between the federal government and the ten provinces and three territories. The same applies to vaping regulation: each province/territory can have its own requirements and some of them have already planned to apply significant restrictions, such as the ban on the use of flavorings or the limit of nicotine concentration at 20 mg/ml. […]

Netherlands against vaping: flavor ban and excise duty on the way?

2020-07-24T13:01:38+00:00 July 24th, 2020|Authorities, Regulations|

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Paul Blokhuis, Secretary of State for Health, Welfare and Sport since 2017 of the Dutch government, is a strong supporter of policies in favor of a healthy lifestyle. A letter written by the politician to the government dates back to a few days ago in which important innovations for the vaping sector are anticipated. […]

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