UK ad body upholds Vype website complaints

Written by Barnaby Page || 19th October 2018 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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A new ruling by the UK’s advertising complaints body highlights the risks that e-cigarette websites can run if their text is deemed promotional. A complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) challenged 20 separate statements and phrases on the...

Fear of nicotine ‘most prevalent among non-native US residents’

Written by Barnaby Page || 13th September 2018 || Business briefing |

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Foreign-born US residents are more likely to believe nicotine is a major factor in smoking’s health risks, research has found – while “half the population incorrectly believes nicotine is the main carcinogen in cigarette smoke” ...

Medical licensing could boost e-cigarette market, says lab boss

Written by Barnaby Page || 8th June 2018 || Business briefing |

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More medically-licensed e-cigarettes could help shore up consumer confidence in the British market and reduce confusion, an industry scientist suggested at a vaping industry conference in London ...

Heated tobacco versus e-cigarettes: what does the future hold?

Written by Barnaby Page || 17th April 2018 || Market reports |

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Heated tobacco is grabbing headlines, but what else will it seize? We examine a number of market and regulatory scenarios with greatly differing outcomes for both heat-not-burn products and e-cigarettes ...

US study claims vaping will create more smokers

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th March 2018 || Business briefing |

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A new study examining vaping’s impact on US smoking rates has gained widespread media coverage for its suggestion that e-cigarettes will create more new...

FDA chief Gottlieb adopts a balanced approach to e-liquid flavours

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th February 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The US FDA recognises flavoured e-liquids may help encourage smokers to switch to e-cigs, despite its hostility to flavours in most tobacco products, commissioner Scott Gottlieb told the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) ...

A question of balance – do health benefits outweigh possible harms?

Written by Barnaby Page || 30th January 2018 || Regulatory reports |

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Given the complexity of all the possibilities, how can you forecast the long-term effect of e-cigs on smoking-related harms? That was the challenge taken on by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) ...

FDA committee rejects two IQOS MRTP claims, approves one

Written by Barnaby Page || 25th January 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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Agency’s science committee agrees that PMI product decreases exposure to dangerous chemicals, but won’t accept broader claims of long-term risk reduction...

E-cigarette industry and regulation: trackers and databases

Written by Barnaby Page || 1st January 2018 || Market database , Regulatory trackers |

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ECigIntelligence’s trackers and databases provide a powerful, flexible way to find information on the e-cigarette industry and its regulation around the globe. Simply select your area of interest to get...

Global health group calls for HnB restrictions until science is proven

Written by Barnaby Page || 19th December 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease has called for the advertising and indoor use of heat-not-burn (HnB) products to be banned until sufficient independent research has been conducted to confirm their safety ...

Reynolds asks FDA to give Camel Snus products ‘modified risk’ status

Written by Barnaby Page || 19th December 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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R. J. Reynolds has submitted modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) to the US FDA for six forms of its Camel Snus product, which it is seeking to market as reducing the risk of specific smoking-related diseases ...
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FDA extends PMTA deadline by nearly four years

Written by Barnaby Page || 28th July 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The US Food and Drug Administration has taken a major step toward easing the demands of the deeming regulations, giving e-cig manufacturers nearly an extra four years to submit their...

FDA rejects snus as modified risk – but could reconsider some aspects

Written by Barnaby Page || 14th December 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Swedish Match has at last obtained some answers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its attempt to have snus products classified as modified risk – and they mix outright rejections with some very mild...

PMI bids to gain first ever FDA modified-risk approval for iQOS

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th December 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Philip Morris International (PMI) this week submitted its iQOS technology for approval as a reduced-risk product by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a strategy which if successful would provide a tremendous boost to the credibility of...

Canadian government introduces long-expected e-cigarette bill

Written by Barnaby Page || 22nd November 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Canada’s government today made its long-awaited move to end regulatory confusion with a new bill which puts vapour products in a category of their own, distinct from conventional...

With Trump in the White House, is Cole-Bishop necessary?

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th November 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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While many in the U.S. e-cigarette world hope that the Cole-Bishop proposal to change the FDA’s grandfathering date could be the industry’s salvation, at least one commentator believes it should be abandoned in the light of Donald Trump’s...

WHO stands firm on e-cigs, urges nations to consider prohibition

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th November 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The World Health Organization (WHO) showed no signs of softening in its attitude toward reduced-risk products as its biannual tobacco control conference came to a close in...

Infographic: U.S. state legislatures focus on key e-cigarette issues

Written by Barnaby Page || 14th October 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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State legislatures in the U.S. continue to have numerous e-cigarette-related bills placed before them. Totting up the topics of those proposed laws reveals that some issues remain major concerns at state level, while others seemingly don’t trouble...

TPD poses tricky problems for small vape retailers in Netherlands

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th October 2016 || Business briefing |

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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...