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Vaping products under new classification in Belgium

8th December 2016 - Business briefing |

Belgium
EU
Europe
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

A few months after being suspended, a Royal Decree published on 28th October 2016 has finally transposed the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) – but with a very important change in the classification of vaping products in Belgium. From 17th January 2017, when the law comes into force, e-cigarettes and e-liquids containing nicotine will be considered consumer products, according to the latest ECigIntelligence regulatory report.

Next-gen chic: London and Milan stores for iQOS and Pebble

5th December 2016 - Business briefing |

England
Europe
Italy
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced the opening of a retail store in Milan, Italy as part of the launch of its Vype Pebble e-cigarette. It follows closely on from Philip Morris International (PMI) opening a store in London as part of the expansion of its iQOS heat-not-burn product. The Vype Pebble has now been […]

e-cig incidents in the news - Ecig Click

Battery fires burn holes in e-cigarettes’ safety reputation

7th November 2016 - Business briefing |

EU
Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
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A growing number of reported e-cigarette battery incidents is leaving the industry facing a serious problem despite the low statistical probability of an event happening.

Boom year in Italy as vaping population triples

7th November 2016 - Business briefing |

EU
Europe
Italy
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

Italy’s vaping population has more than tripled in the past year, bringing the number of e-cigarette users back to the levels of 2013, before the 2014 crash – and the rise is set to continue, with greater market visibility and an increase in the number of vape stores.

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CDC finds high U.S. adult dual use and non-smoker vaper levels

28th October 2016 - Business briefing |

North America
United States
Market Research
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

New data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seems to indicate that there are high levels of dual use amongst U.S. vapers and a significant percentage of vapers that have never smoked conventional cigarettes.

Opinion: e-cig fears smoulder, but who remembers hoverboards?

19th October 2016 - Business briefing |

Asia
Canada
China
EU
Europe
North America
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

Recent news reports have lambasted hoverboards over safety concerns – prompting multiple retailers to drop listings. But is the threat over-rated? There are some striking similarities to similar news reports on e-cigarettes.

TPD poses tricky problems for small vape retailers in Netherlands

6th October 2016 - Business briefing |

Europe
Netherlands
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

The e-cigarette market in the Netherlands faces a serious challenge adapting to the requirements of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), as small specialist retailers try to cope with advertising restrictions, e-liquid regulations and age verification.

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JAC Vapour advertising is linked to UK smoking cessation campaign

4th October 2016 - Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

Scottish e-cig brand JAC Vapour is looking to take advantage of the growing support for e-cigarettes from Public Health England (PHE) by running an advertising promotion tied in to a national smoking cessation campaign.

VU Meter - Wikimedia Commons

Pax Labs appoints Deezer executive as CEO

1st September 2016 - Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Pax Labs has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO) imported from the online music sector and is considering further international expansion as a way to maintain its ability to innovate in the e-cig sector. Tyler Goldman will take over from James Monsees as CEO of the company, which makes Juul e-cigarettes and the Pax […]

Nicoventures building up collection of safe flavour ingredients

15th August 2016 - Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Nicoventures, the e-cig arm of British American Tobacco (BAT), is putting together a proprietary “toolbox” of pre-tested flavour ingredients for e-liquid to help it deal with the world’s rapidly changing regulatory frameworks.

UK GPs support e-cigs but not on prescription

9th August 2016 - Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

UK doctors would consider recommending e-cigarettes for patients looking to quit smoking, but they would not want to see them available on National Health Service (NHS) prescriptions.

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French manufacturer expands into U.S. despite regulatory fears

26th July 2016 - Business briefing |

Europe
France
North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

French e-liquid manufacturer Gaïatrend has strengthened its U.S. presence despite the uncertainty brought about by the FDA’s deeming regulations, and is confident they will be amended via one legal route or another.