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The way ahead: Big Tobacco looks to a smoke-free next generation

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 20th November 2017 || Business briefing |

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Big Tobacco is moving towards a smoke-free future, with all the leading companies indicating a focus in 2018 on next generation products, whether e-cigarettes or heated tobacco products ...

The Arabian Gulf and Maghreb – widely separated on e-cig regulation

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 8th November 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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There are enormous differences between the so-called Arab nations of the Gulf and the Maghreb – not least in their very different approaches to e-cigs and their users ...

Poland considering lower e-liquid tax proposal

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 24th October 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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A proposed lower tax rate for e-liquids is not getting a positive reception among Poland's e-cig industry, with manufacturers continuing to claim that if the proposal is passed it will destroy the vaping...

Glo ‘could transform’ tobacco consumption in Russia, says BAT

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 23rd October 2017 || Business briefing |

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced the launch of its Glo heat-not-burn (HnB) device in Russia, where the device can be bought online and Neosticks consumables will be available in branded stores ...

From Russian elevators to US taxes, a change is gonna come

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 3rd August 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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2017 has already been a significant year in the short history of e-cigarettes – and there is more to come in the remaining five months of a the year ...

Von Erl prepares international expansion in hook-up with Fontem

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 12th July 2017 || Business briefing |

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The Austrian e-cigarette company Von Erl has gone into what it describes as a partnership with Imperial Brands subsidiary Fontem Ventures, the makers of blu, in the hope of boosting its international expansion ...

Euro survey finds one in 10 who want to quit smoking turn to e-cigs

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 15th June 2017 || Business briefing |

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One in ten Europeans who have tried to give up smoking have used e-cigarettes or similar devices to help them, according to a wide-ranging public opinion survey for the European...

Some Japanese quit with e-cigs, but most prefer willpower

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 16th May 2017 || Business briefing |

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E-cigarettes are more popular than they are successful as smoking cessation aids in Japan, according to a recent study which suggests they should therefore “not be recommended or...
GFN 2017 - Global Forum on Nicotine

‘Lack of trust leads to needlessly repressive anti-vaping legislation’

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 20th April 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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Sociologist Amelia Howard will tell the 2017 Global Forum on Nicotine in Warsaw that a lack of trust in the e-cigarette industry leads governments around the world to introduce harsh measures against a low-risk...
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