48,740 National E-cigarette Retail Licenses Planned in China
As of 20th May, 2022, 31 provinces and cities have issued several e-cigarette retail licenses in the regions. The e-cigarette retailer license nationally planned in China is 48,740 in total now.
China’s Vape Industry: New Regulation in Effect from May 1
China’s vape industry has been hit with another round of legislation. The new measures build upon a decision to move the industry under the purview of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration and regulate e-cigarettes / vape products as tobacco products, which will put significant restraints on the industry catering to the domestic market.
China Publishes Final GB Standard on E-Cigarettes: The Basis for Product Compliance
GB 41700-2022 was published on April 8, 2022, and will take effect on October 1, 2022. The first draft Standard was notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2019. At that time, China had not officially placed e-cigarettes under the state tobacco monopoly.
New Regulatory Framework of E-cigarette in China(With Translation Download)
On 11 March 2022, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration of China (the “STMA”) passed the 'Electronic Cigarette Administration Measures’ (the “Measures”), which will be effective...