Update from MHRA on annual fees for producers

October 11th, 2017 by

Today the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) E-cigarette Notification Team issued a letter to producers. Following a review of income versus costs, the MHRA have calculated that the income from the initial notification fee paid by producers will be sufficient to cover the costs of running the notification scheme for 2017/18. What […]

Update from TOPRA 2017 Annual Symposium

October 10th, 2017 by

The TOPRA Annual Symposium is seen as one of the most important events for European regulatory professionals, as the largest forum to discuss current regulatory issues and debate the future of regulations. Last week Nerudia attended the symposium which focused on ‘Global regulatory approaches to improving healthcare.’ There are significant changes ahead for medicinal products […]

Switching from traditional cigarettes to an electronic version could save the lives of up to 6.6 million Americans over the next 10 years

October 6th, 2017 by

A recent study in the U.S. involving researchers from Georgetown University, Yale University, the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and others, compared the replacement of cigarettes with e-cigarette use over a 10-year period. The research, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health, predicts that switching from traditional cigarettes to an electronic version could mean […]

Guidance on Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments

September 21st, 2017 by

On Friday, September 15, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published revised Guidance for Industry on Registration and Product Listing for Owners and Operators of Domestic Tobacco Product Establishments. What does it mean? Section 905(b) of the Tobacco Control Act requires every person who owns or operates any “establishment” in the United States […]

Quit smoking campaign endorses e-cigarettes for the first time

September 21st, 2017 by

Stoptober, the annual government quit smoking campaign in England, has for the first time backed the use of e-cigarettes as an aid to give up smoking. Following the popularity of e-cigarettes during the 2016 campaign, when 53% of people taking part in Stoptober used the devices to help them quit,  the 2017 campaign will feature […]