Recently, the new policies of three important overseas e-cigarette market countries have attracted the attention and praise of domestic practitioners, and have expressed their optimism about the development prospect of e-cigarette in the future. One is that the British government will officially support the use of e-cigarettes as a tool to quit smoking; The other is that Malaysia will legalize and tax nicotine e-cigarettes; Another is that Egypt has abolished the ban on the sales, import and marketing of e-cigarettes since 2015.
1. In October, the UK government website updated the latest policy on e-cigarettes, and the UK drug and health products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) is releasing updated guidelines to pave the way for smokers who want to quit smoking to issue e-cigarettes with medical licenses. UK medical regulators will work with e-cigarette manufacturers to assess the safety and effectiveness of products. This will help the UK achieve the goal of smoke-free (incense) by 2030.
2. In October, Malaysian Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin informed the world health organization that the country would regulate and tax e-cigarette products to prevent young people from contacting e-cigarette products. At present, Malaysia expressly prohibits the sale of consumer goods containing nicotine. If the new deal means that Malaysia may legalize the production, import and sale of nicotine e-cigarettes.
3. In September, Egypt abolished the ban on the sales, import and marketing of e-cigarettes since 2015. This decision will undoubtedly pave the way for the formulation of appropriate regulations to curb the illegal trade in electronic cigarette equipment and tools "electronic cigarette", which will help to eliminate the growing crisis in Egypt due to this illegal trade.
Egypt is now in line with the global and Middle East markets, including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, which have legalized the marketing and consumption of e-cigarettes. In addition to the ban, the decision has been unanimously praised by the largest and most important manufacturers and consumers. By encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises, this will greatly help Egypt's overall investment environment and manufacturers' investment, open new stores, import rechargeable electronic cigarette equipment and tools into the market, so as to create new jobs.