Monthly Archives: November 2015

United Kingdom: Towards more strictness with advertizing on vaporizers

Websites and online applications could be affected by a very restrictive regulation The UK site specialized in the electronic cigarette, Planet Of The Vape (POTV),...

E-cigarette market: A programmed death?

"EU regulations that are — even by the standards of Brussels — misguided, ill-considered and counter-productive." The many vapers that Christopher meets along the streets probably do...

EU: The Commission publishes notification forms on e-cigarettes and refill containers

E- liquids and materials scrutinized Article 20 of the Directive requires tobacco manufacturers and importers of electronic cigarettes and e-liquids to notify the authorities six...

France: The National High Authority for Health (HAS) does not change its position on...

HAS (Haute Autorité de Santé) is an independent scientific agency that provides assessment and recommendations in the domain of public health to improve the...

France: Deputies send vapers alongside smokers on the sidewalk

For deputies, "It would not be coherent to establish obligations for vapers that do not exist for smokers" The use of a vaporizer within closed work...

Norway: The government will implement the EU TPD

The European TPD chosen as the regulatory model for e-cigarette in Norway Currently, the sales of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine is banned in Norway. Advertising on...

France: The National Assembly has confirmed the ban on advertising for e -cigarette

After review by the Senate, the Committee on Social Affairs of the National Assembly has brought little change to Article 5e. The penalties for...

British vapers continue to mobilize against Article 20 of TPD

With the support of the British government for the electronic cigarette, the British vapers continue to mobilize against the too strict framework around the electronic...

Switzerland: Specialized shops continue to brave the law

An illegal ban according to a Swiss lawyer The sales of e-liquid containing nicotine is not legal in Switzerland. According to Helvetic Vape, this could even be...

Smoking is declining in the US but the e-cigarette is still struggling to be...

Here is what the US government agency writes about the electronic cigarette: During 2005–2014, the prevalence of cigarette smoking among U.S. adults declined from 20.9% to 16.8%...
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