UK MPs launch enquiry to examine the impact of e-cigarettes

October 25th, 2017 by

A new enquiry by the Science and Technology Committee will examine the impact of electronic cigarettes on human health, including how effective they are as a tool to help people stop smoking. The enquiry will also look at the suitability of regulations covering e-cigarettes as well as the financial implications of the growing market. An […]

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 […]