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17 November 2022 - 10:18, by , in News, Comments off
Let’s be honest: Europe loves regulation. Arguably, the most regulated territory in the world. While these rules and processes can bring benefits to the citizens of this diverse and culturally rich continent – one that I love – it’s important to note that they do come with a cost. In my view, we desperately need...
8 December 2015 - 15:24, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, Comments off
During informal conversations with e-liquid and device manufacturers at the various conventions and expos this year, many have expressed their opinions and interpretations of the TPD. These exchanges have, in my view, exposed a number of misunderstandings, falsehoods, and inaccuracies. In order to provide some clarity, I have addressed some of the most common ones...
7 May 2015 - 12:35, by , in News, Comments off
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9 February 2015 - 3:15, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, Comments off
As the e-cigarette industry gets to grips with the requirements of regulation such as the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), it’s a good time to take a look at the practical implications on e-cig testing for brands and manufacturers. The safety, quality and efficacy concerns of the developing regulatory environment put new focus on the constituents...
2 February 2015 - 3:01, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, Comments off
From May 2016 e-liquids will be subject to additional regulations (see TPD compliance section).  A 2-tier regulatory framework is emerging.  Products containing e-liquids with a nicotine solution of less than 20 mg/ml can remain a consumer product but certain administrative, quality and safety data must be submitted to the authorities.   Higher strength products will require...