Washington politicians push for curb on ‘youth targeting’ of e-cigs

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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Washington law-makers are striving to bring the marketing of e-cigarettes to minors under control across the U.S., with one group audaciously suggesting they should be included in the landmark agreement on cigarette control forged by the big tobacco...

European Parliament passes new tobacco directive, but questions remain

Written by Barnaby Page || 26th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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The European Parliament voted today in favour of revising the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), bringing e-cigarettes under its control for the first time and raising the prospect of further wrangling across Europe as member states attempt to...

Does FDA’s first-ever ban on a tobacco product bode ill for e-cigs?

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products last week issued its first ban on tobacco products, which were added to its remit by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of...

For the vaper who has everything: a Bluetooth-enabled e-cig

Written by Barnaby Page || 21st February 2014 || Business briefing |

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What e-cigarettes can and can’t do, compared to tobacco cigarettes, is a subject of fierce and continuing debate. One difference, however, is clear: no tobacco product can double as a microphone for a mobile phone or a speaker...

Altria plans MarkTen rollout across the U.S.

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th February 2014 || Business briefing |

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Altria, the parent company of Marlboro maker Philip Morris, plans to take its MarkTen e-cigarette national in the U.S. this...

Vype TV ads put the spotlight on e-cig promotion

Written by Barnaby Page || 17th February 2014 || Business briefing |

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The debut today of TV commercials for the Vype e-cigarette from British American Tobacco/Nicoventures is likely to focus attention on the regulation of e-cig advertising....

Utah county rules anticipate statewide regulation

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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One county in Utah has imposed new regulations on e-cigarettes in advance of legislation expected from the state...

Manufacturers in the U.S. join forces to strengthen e-cig retail presence

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th February 2014 || Business briefing |

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U.S. e-cigarette makers Victory Electronic Cigarettes and FIN Branding Group are to merge in an apparent attempt to create a firm that can compete at the retail checkout with the established tobacco companies, both at home and...

Next stop Britain for Lorillard’s Blu

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th February 2014 || Business briefing |

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U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard is to launch its Blu e-cigarette brand in the UK following the acquisition last autumn of British e-cig firm...

Ohio ponders tobacco/nicotine distinction

Written by Barnaby Page || 13th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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An apparently uncontroversial vote in Ohio on under-age access to e-cigarettes highlights one of the thornier problems facing law-makers and regulators dealing with the new industry....

Taiwan cracks down on e-cig sellers

Written by Barnaby Page || 13th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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Authorities in Taiwan have reiterated that the sale, import and manufacture of unapproved e-cigarettes is illegal in the country, and urged citizens to report vapers so that dealers can be tracked down – even though personal possession and...

Hawaii law-makers churning out proposals for new e-cig rules

Written by Barnaby Page || 13th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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Legislators in Hawaii are wading through a deluge of proposed measures on e-cigarettes and tobacco products, including a ban on the use of e-cigs in public places and a requirement for retailers selling them to obtain a...

Indian ministry applies tobacco marketing rules to e-cigarettes

Written by Barnaby Page || 12th February 2014 || Regulatory briefing |

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An Indian government ministry is interpreting a ban on tobacco advertising as extending to e-cigarettes too, raising further questions over how one of the world’s biggest markets will regulate the...

Lorillard Blu approaches half share of U.S. market

Written by Barnaby Page || 12th February 2014 || Business briefing |

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Lorillard’s Blu e-cigarette now accounts for more than three percent of the tobacco giant’s entire business, and the brand is heading for a 50 percent share of the U.S....

Consumers care about products, not laws, study finds

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th February 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Consumers are more interested in the benefits of e-cigarettes than the politics surrounding them, but the overall e-cigarette concept may have caught imaginations more strongly than individual brands, a new social media study...

Altria buying Green Smoke to build up e-cigarette knowledge

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th February 2014 || Business briefing |

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The parent company of Marlboro maker Philip Morris says it will gain expertise in the e-cigarette market as well as retailer and customer relationships from its $130m takeover of Green...

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Protected: Regulatory tracker: current regulation of e-cigs in Europe: private version

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th January 2000 || Regulatory briefing |

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