New E-Cig Limits Inserted Into EU Anti-Tobacco Plan

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 7:31 PM EST) -- European Union lawmakers and negotiators for leaders of the bloc's 28 member states reached an agreement on tobacco reform legislation Wednesday that would put tighter nicotine restrictions on electronic cigarettes than previous proposals.

Under draft legislation endorsed by members of the European Parliament and representatives of member state governments, e-cigarettes would be allowed to contain no more than 20 milligrams of nicotine per milliliter. Under a proposal previously endorsed by lawmakers in October, the cap was 30 milligrams of nicotine per milliliter.

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