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Japanese regulation favours HnB products over e-cigarettes

Written by ECigIntelligence || 18th September 2017 || Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
The market for heated tobacco products in Japan is very favourable due to comparatively light regulation – as opposed to e-cigarettes, which are subject to more controls ...

Von Erl prepares international expansion in hook-up with Fontem

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

Austria
Europe
Netherlands
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
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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 ...
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How safe is that battery? The industry’s secrets unwrapped

Written by ECigIntelligence || 27th June 2017 || Business briefing |

Asia
China
Europe
North America
Poland
South Korea
United States
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Battery safety continues to be an issue for the e-cigarette industry – particularly from an image perspective – but ensuring the best possible component for an e-cig is not as straightforward as it might first...

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 |

Czech Republic
Denmark
EU
Europe
France
Germany
Ireland
Lithuania
Romania
Sweden
United Kingdom
Market Research
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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...

Confusion over new rules puts brake on vaping in Balkan nations

Written by ECigIntelligence || 30th May 2017 || Business briefing |

EU
Europe
Romania
Slovenia
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
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Uncertainty caused by new regulations is sending some vapers in Europe’s Balkans region back to smoking, according to local e-cigarette associations, who say the rules in Romania and Slovenia are in urgent need of...

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

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

Asia
Japan
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
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...

Vape shops are given a clean bill of health on secondhand vapour

Written by Marc Beishon || 15th May 2017 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
In research that could help determine policy on passive vaping, sampling in two U.S. vape shops by public health bodies has found no reason for concern that workers might be exposed to harmful chemicals in their...

Fear of future regulation hangs over South Africa’s growing market

Written by ECigIntelligence || 12th May 2017 || Business briefing |

Africa
South Africa
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
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South Africa has a growing e-cigarette market driven by rising health concerns and a parity between conventional and electronic cigarette pricing. But potential regulation casts a dark cloud on the horizon....
Marijuana - Carlos Gracia

Lucrative marijuana market has e-cig firms heading for greener pastures

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th May 2017 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
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E-cigarette firms who already have devices on the market are manoeuvring to see how their products can serve the growing marijuana industry – and they face competition there from some well-financed...
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