Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Cambodia, etc. | 13 Jul 2022
The US proposes rules to allow more drugs to be sold over-the -counter, the EU updates its product rules guidance, and mandatory button battery standards enter into force in Australia – plus other key updates.
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC | Mexico | 15 Jun 2022
During the past four years, there has been a noticeable increase in the availability of heated tobacco and alternative nicotine sources in the Mexican market. As of today, these remain unrestricted, unforbidden and unregulated by any formal law in Mexico. The Executive Branch recently issued a decree to restrict and forbid the use and sale of vapes, heated tobacco and electronic cigarettes in......
Troutman Pepper | USA | 13 Jun 2022
Status report concerns FDA’s review of 240 PMTAs submitted on or before September 9, 2020, for vapor products with larger market shares. FDA estimates…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 10 May 2022
The EU publishes its chemical restrictions roadmap, the US FDA proposes rules restricting flavoured tobacco products and China introduces stricter regulation for medical devices – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, Netherlands | 14 Apr 2022
The Belgian Competition Authority has fined four major cigarette companies a total of nearly €36 million for discussing future prices through their wholesalers, 18 months after its Dutch equivalent fined three of the same manufacturers.
Lexology PRO | Africa, Asia-Pacific, Australia, etc. | 6 Apr 2022
The European Commission proposes a ban on greenwashing, new food labelling rules enter into force in England, and the US House votes to legalise cannabis – plus other key updates.
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå AB | Sweden | 9 Mar 2022
In 2021, the Swedish government received a report on the potential legislation of tobacco-free nicotine products. While these products have so far existed in a legal void, the report proposes new legislation with rules similar to those for tobacco products and electronic cigarettes, as well as the rules for alcohol. It has been suggested that new legislation will enter into force in 2022.
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster | Mexico | 17 Dec 2021
The president of Mexico recently published in the Federal Official Gazette the decree amending the Tariff of the General Import and Export Duties Law to guarantee health protection rights and a healthy environment for the development and welfare of Mexico's population. This article discusses the provisions and their purpose.
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC | Mexico | 1 Sep 2021
In 2018 the Supreme Court of Justice established the obligation of Congress to decriminalise the use of cannabis for recreational and other purposes. However, the government subsequently established a restriction on the importation of vapes and other new nicotine technologies, arguing that such goods represented a health risk. Following a recent Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice......
Frost Brown Todd LLC | USA | 6 Jun 2021
The tobacco industry has always been complicated from a tax and regulatory standpoint, but recent and evolving changes in state and local taxes…