Big, heavy, bureaucratic burden is how international tobacco control expert Clive Bates describes the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive. The TPD is crafted to bring the vaping industry to heel and the new regulations are set to go into effect on May 20th. The deadline has many deeply worried about the future of vaping in Europe.
In part 2 of our in-depth discussion, Bates explains key aspects of the new regulations and how they could stifle innovation, while opening the door for big tobacco to corner the market—only on RegWatch by RegulatorWatch.com.
RegulatorWatch.com – April 22, 2016.