E-cigarette: NRW Can Further Warn

The legal disputes over the E-cigarette as was already foreseen continue also known cheerfully the legal disputes over the E-cigarette, electronic cigarette or electronic cigarette. Attempts by manufacturer’s page, to prevent government warnings about E-cigarettes, have suffered a setback here for the time being. The Verwaltungsgericht Dusseldorf rejected the request of a manufacturer and distributor of E-cigarettes by order of the 16.01.2012, which aimed to prohibit the North Rhine-Westphalia Health Minister Steffens warnings prior to the sale of E-cigarettes in the future? With a corresponding press release and legally dubious declaring electronic cigarettes as illegal”North Rhine-Westphalia had ensured Eddy in December 2011. According to the Verwaltungsgericht Dusseldorf violate these statements but not the freedom of occupation of the manufacturer and distributor of electric cigarettes. The North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of health is for the area of the drug and medical product law responsible and thus in principle entitled to spread publicity information in particular about new developments in this area. Source: Dropbox. It is to such a development also in the E-cigarettes and the assessment of the Ministry, E-cigarettes are drug, was acceptable. Even if the reasons for the decision has not yet been released, but by no means Court thus decided that the authorities right actually lie with their classification of nikotinhaltiger liquids as a medicinal. Rather, it is to assume that the decision on the line is the previous case law in similar cases, stating that Government warnings of alleged health dangers associated with the consumption of certain products are practically not justiciable, as long as no concrete manufacturer in the name are called.

Convincingly threatening effect is not this but just lump-sum state alerts and Kriminalisierungen entire product categories such as just the E-cigarette without specific reference to individual distributors can unfold. Who has the legal classification of electronic cigarettes”law, must be fought nonetheless otherwise legally. With the opening of Nebenkriegsschauplatze little promising, that if wrongly in public as a negative precedent for the E-cigarettes could be, do manufacturers and distributors of such products but no favours. Other non-binding and free information related to the pharmaceutical law, see