LANGUAGE
Last updated: October 14th 2021

Key Terms

E-Cigarette

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Definition

“Electronic cigarette” means a product that can be used for inhaling nicotine-containing vapour via a mouthpiece, or any component of that product.

Analysis

For the purpose of this review, we will be using the term “e-cigarette” when referring to an “electronic cigarette.”

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Nicotine-containing liquid

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Definition

“Nicotine-containing liquid” means a liquid that contains nicotine, is intended for vaporisation by means of an electronic cigarette, does not contain nicotine in excess of 20 milligrams per millilitre and is not intended for a purpose referred to in section 3(1) of the Medicines Act (395/1987).

Analysis

For the purpose of this review, we will be using the term “e-liquid” when referring to a “nicotine-containing liquid.”

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Nicotine-free liquid intended for vaporization

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Definition

“Nicotine-free liquid intended for vaporization” means a liquid other than nicotine-containing liquid that is intended for vaporisation by means of an electronic cigarette or a similar method.

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Refill container

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Definition

“Refill container” means a receptacle that contains a nicotine-containing liquid, which can be used to refill an electronic cigarette.

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Nicotine cartridge

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Definition

“Nicotine cartridge” means a replaceable part of an electronic cigarette that contains a nicotine-containing liquid.

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Ingredient

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“Ingredient” means tobacco, an additive, as well as any substance or element present in a finished tobacco product or related products.

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Additive

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Definition

“Additive” means a substance, other than tobacco, that is added to a tobacco product, a unit packet or to any outside packaging; as regards nicotine containing liquids, additive means a substance, other than nicotine, that is added to a nicotine-containing liquid, a unit packet or to any outside packaging.

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Characterising flavour or aroma

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“Characterising flavour or aroma” means a smell or taste other than one of tobacco, resulting from an additive or a combination of additives, which is clearly noticeable in a tobacco product, nicotine-containing liquid or nicotine free liquid intended for vaporisation before or during its consumption.

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Emissions

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Definition

“Emissions” mean substances that are released when a tobacco or related product is consumed as intended.

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