Online sales: traffic and engagement for top U.S. sites

Written by Barnaby Page || 26th February 2016 || Market reports , Pricing trackers |

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Data for the online e-cig sector in the United States suggests a robust industry, and contrasts strongly with dwindling growth reported in traditional retail channels. Our in-depth report identifies the top vendors and analyses changes in leadership over...

Senate vote puts Califf among e-cig world’s most powerful

Written by Barnaby Page || 25th February 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Robert Califf has been confirmed as the next head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency which will spearhead federal regulation of e-cigarettes when it releases its long-awaited deeming...

Robert Califf confirmed as new FDA commissioner

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th February 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Robert Califf has been confirmed as the next head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency which will spearhead federal regulation of e-cigarettes when it releases its long-awaited deeming...

E-cigarettes become consumer products in Sweden

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

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A Swedish supreme court has made e-cigarettes legal consumer products by rejecting the country’s requirement for pharmaceutical...

The e-liquid top tier: profiles and analysis of leading U.S. brands

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th February 2016 || Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence’s evaluation of the interconnected value chains in the U.S. e-cigarette and vapour markets begins with the overly saturated, intensely competitive, and highly lucrative e-liquid segment. This report takes an overview of 2015 Vape Shop Index findings on...

Finland regulatory report: pharma regime ending, new rules arriving

Written by Barnaby Page || 9th February 2016 || Regulatory reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Finland or the advanced search page.         Introduction   Nicotine-containing e-cigarettes, currently illegal in Finland unless a medical licence has been obtained,...

Denmark scales down plans for public vaping restrictions

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

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Denmark’s government has had second thoughts about imposing a strict, tobacco-style regime on vaping in public places. A new draft of wide-ranging legislation which will make e-cigarettes available as consumer products, transpose the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive...

Cessation: beneath the startling numbers, a study in scientific doubt

Written by Barnaby Page || 21st January 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The furore over Sara Kalkhoran and Stanton Glantz’s meta-analysis of e-cigarettes and smoking cessation illustrates some pitfalls in conducting, and interpreting, science. ECigIntelligence takes an in-depth look at the principles and problems behind the...

Education, sexuality affect vaping habits – but smoking is main factor

Written by Barnaby Page || 14th January 2016 || Business briefing |

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Members of sexual minorities are far more likely than others to use e-cigarettes, according to a new U.S. study which also suggests that vaping is most popular among younger, less-educated, and lower-income...

UK’s detailed TPD plans suggest light-touch approach

Written by Barnaby Page || 8th January 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The shape of future e-cigarette regulation in the UK became clearer today with the release of the government’s response to one major public consultation, and the launch of another on the issue of...

Implementing the TPD: how far to the finish line?

Written by Barnaby Page || 31st December 2015 || Market reports |

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As we move into 2016, nearly half of the 28 member states of the European Union (EU) have made little apparent progress in transposing its Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into their national law – despite the May 2016...

Infographic: how big is Europe’s potential e-cigarette market?

Written by Barnaby Page || 24th December 2015 || Business briefing , Market reports |

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This new infographic from ECigIntelligence illustrates the large untapped market for vapour products in...

European court’s legal adviser rejects challenges to TPD

Written by Barnaby Page || 23rd December 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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One of the European Union’s most senior legal officers has upheld the validity of the revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), calling its requirements on e-cig manufacturers “relatively moderate” and “not...

France, Germany move forward on TPD transposition

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th December 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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France’s National Assembly has approved legislation that will enable the government to transpose the TPD by decree, and Germany has also published drafts of its proposed TPD...

Italian tax regime heads to highest court for review…again

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th December 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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An Italian regional court has reaffirmed its suspension of the country’s tax on zero-nicotine e-liquid, and referred the entire question of Italy’s e-cig taxes to the national Constitutional...

Big Tobacco encouraged by research on heat-not-burn

Written by Barnaby Page || 7th December 2015 || Business briefing |

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Are big tobacco companies starting to favour heat-not-burn technology over e-cigarettes? While none has shown any signs of overtly stepping away from e-cigs, and such a move is unlikely, much enthusiasm and investment within the tobacco industry seems...

Updated infographic: the TPD and European e-cigarette regulation

Written by Barnaby Page || 3rd December 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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This new infographic from ECigIntelligence examines the state of e-cigarette regulation and transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) throughout the European...

Opinion: the fortunes of the e-cigarette industry in 2016

Written by Barnaby Page || 2nd December 2015 || Business briefing |

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The e-cigarette world in 2016 will be overshadowed by regulation. But the story will not just be about compliance. The market and the products themselves are rapidly evolving even without the influence of law-makers. So requirements like the...

Hungary regulatory report: an end to mandatory pharma licensing

Written by Barnaby Page || 13th November 2015 || Market reports , Regulatory reports |

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Hungary’s transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive will do away with the current mandatory pharmaceutical licensing requirement for e-cigarettes – which has resulted in no nicotine-containing products being legal in the country – and allow them to...

More kids smoke when access to e-cigs is restricted, study suggests

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th November 2015 || Regulatory briefing |

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The first convincing evidence of a causal link between under-age vaping and tobacco use has delivered a shock to those who favour banning sales to minors: e-cigarettes may actually reduce teen...