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Cross Boarder Sales – A Letter From Germany

Some of my customers have had some unexpected letters from the German Authorities this week, the letters entirely in German have arrived out of the blue. Having translated one the letters we can confirm that it is confirmation that an application for cross boarder sales has been accepted. We applied for these in 2016, so

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Are you budgeting for compliance in your vape business.

I have been involved in the vape business since 2007, and the world has changed dramatically during that time, the first products were cig-a-likes with little or no regulation, but were being pursued by the MHRA to obtain medical licenses. Since then the market has changed in some noticeable ways: huge market grown, diversion of

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Opening up of the United Arab Emirates for the Vaping Industry

Opening up of the United Arab Emirates for the Vaping Industry The other big news that is moving the industry is the opening up of the United Arab Emirates for the vaping industry, and the news is a little good and little bad. Basically they are wanting TPD standards and notification but with some key

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Short Fill Regulation comes to Europe

Short Fill Regulation comes to Europe As have discussed before that there is a misconception that short fill vaping products are not regulated when they are in fact covered by the GPSR 2005, which to cut a long story short means TPD without the notification applies to shortfill products. However in Holland, Austria and now

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Central Registration of Eliquid Flavours to Poisons Centres

Central Registration of Eliquid Flavours to Poisons Centres New European legislation has come into force recently, its been delayed by IT issues but it is now here and it will affect E-liquids, TPD and Shortfil. It’s a requirement to centrally register all products with a hazard classification with central European Poisons Centre. We have until

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Watch Damien Bove from ADACT Medical at the Hemp and CBD Expo

Watch Damien Bove from ADACT Medical on stage at the Hemp and CBD Expo discussing the current issues within the industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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Vapouround – What’s Happening in Belgium and Other Important Points

Last month we took a close look at the Brexit situation and how vaping was likely to change as a result of it, and we have had a great deal of positive feedback and follow up questions after that article. So in an upcoming Vapouround article this month, I want to go over a couple

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Post Brexit TPD and Electronic Cigarette Regulation

Now the news is full of talk of Brexit and the UKs exit from the European Union, now there are a number of implications of this for the UK vape industry and it’s not all bad, so regardless of your political leaning on the topic lets have a look at some of the potential rule

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Adact Medical’s History in CBD

Our Journey into CBD Adact Medical has a long history of working with CBD. Damien the Chief Regulatory Officer at Adact was in the business of contract manufacturing supplements, liquids and E-liquids when he was approached in 2014 to make a CBD vape product. After satisfying himself that the substance extracted from industrial hemp was

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New Style Classified Listed Products (CLP) from December 2018.

      The relevant classifications for mixtures can be calculated based on the rules for classifying substances and mixtures set out in the CLP regulation. For nicotine, the specific concentration limits/ATEs included in the new harmonised classification for nicotine and the relevant information for any other substances in the mixture that would contribute to

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