Juul advances UK presence in deal with major supermarket chain

Written by ECigIntelligence || 30th November 2018 || Business briefing |

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Controversial US vaping firm Juul Labs has secured a deal to sell its vaping product in one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains. The most publicised player in the US e-cigarette market started selling its vaping product in its...

Israel regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 22nd November 2018 || Regulatory reports |

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With an amendment to tobacco law under debate by the Knesset, this report on e-cigarette and heated tobacco regulation in Israel includes updated information in every section ...

What will Brexit really mean for the UK e-cigarette industry?

Written by ECigIntelligence || 19th November 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The British government last week presented the 585-page draft withdrawal agreement which lays out how it intends the UK to leave the European Union. So what does it all mean for the e-cigarette industry ...

Government advice to ban e-cigarettes is not binding on India’s states

Written by ECigIntelligence || 16th November 2018 || Regulatory reports |

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A pronouncement earlier this year by the Indian government that individual states should ban vapour products appears to have encouraged action in several – but the Delhi High Court has confirmed that the advisory is not binding for...

China Tobacco launches new HnB system on South Korean market

Written by ECigIntelligence || 14th November 2018 || Business briefing |

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China Tobacco is taking on Philip Morris International (PMI), British American Tobacco (BAT) and KT&G in South Korea with the launch of a new heated tobacco device, the Mok ...

Imperial to double Blu spending while JTI plans Japanese launches

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th November 2018 || Business briefing |

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Imperial Brands is to double its spending on its premier e-cigarette range, Blu. Meanwhile, JTI is hoping two new additions to its Ploom Tech range can improve the heat-not-burn brand’s fortunes in its home market of Japan ...

Dutch health minister Blokhuis plans crackdown on e-cigs and HnB

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th November 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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Dutch health secretary Paul Blokhuis is to reveal this month a proposed new set of regulations on heated tobacco and e-cigarettes, part of the National Prevention Agreement on smoking, obesity and alcohol ...

Strict regulation can aid development, says harm reduction expert

Written by ECigIntelligence || 7th November 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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Tight regulation doesn’t necessarily hamper product development, and stricter requirements could even help, according to the technical director of British tobacco harm reduction specialist Kind Consumer ...

Government survey finds one in five young Germans has tried vaping

Written by ECigIntelligence || 5th November 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The number of people vaping in Germany is rising, with those aged between 16 and 29 particularly drawn to e-cigarettes, according to the federal government’s latest drug and addiction report ...

Archive: US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: October 2018

Written by ECigIntelligence || 1st November 2018 || Tracker and database archives |

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All the stories from the ECigIntelligence daily US regulatory Live Alerts for October 2018 in one place, in alphabetical state order ...

Czech Republic HnB tax is likely to be applied early next year

Written by ECigIntelligence || 31st October 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The Czech parliament is considering a bill to introduce an excise tax next year on heated tobacco products. Under the plan, the tax rate would be set at CZK2.236 (€0.09) per gram of tobacco ...

IQOS global upgrades announced; dual consumables for Japan

Written by ECigIntelligence || 24th October 2018 || Business briefing |

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PMI has announced the worldwide launch of two new IQOS devices during a series of events in Japan. The iQOS 3 and iQOS Multi feature quicker charging and longer battery life ...

E-cig regulation issues are ‘not black and white’, says FDA’s Zeller

Written by ECigIntelligence || 22nd October 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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Mitch Zeller, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products, gave a keynote address at an e-cigarette conference at New York University’s School of Law on Friday. The long-time tobacco hawk struck a surprisingly...

ECigIntelligence benchmarks an ever more complex world for you

Written by ECigIntelligence || 15th October 2018 || Business briefing |

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Let ECigIntelligence keep you up-to-date on prices and other retail information on the rapidly expanding range of vaping products and brands sold by the leading online retailers around the world ...

Brexit troubles for UK vape trade have many possible components

Written by ECigIntelligence || 11th October 2018 || Business briefing |

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Vaping companies in the UK could struggle to find foreign markets if the country leaves the EU in a “no deal” Brexit, lawyers are warning. And the most acute difficulties may surround component parts ...

Polish businesses fear tax could send vapers to the black market

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th October 2018 || Business briefing |

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Polish vaping sector representatives fear the excise tax on e-liquids and novel tobacco products that will come into force next year could undermine years of efforts to encourage customers to buy from legal sources ...

PMI and Juul launch legal action against Chinese copyists

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th October 2018 || Regulatory reports |

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The two leading brands in the vaping and heated tobacco sectors, Juul and Philip Morris International (PMI), are both engaged in active fights with Chinese companies over their intellectual property rights ...

COP8 looks set to ignore experts’ calls for harm reduction policy

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th October 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The World Health Organization (WHO) looks sure to maintain its hard line on e-cigarettes and heated tobacco at the conclusion of this week’s eighth Conference of the Parties (COP8) on tobacco control in Geneva ...

No softening likely in WHO’s antagonism to e-cigs and HnB

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th October 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

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The rhetoric coming out of the eighth Conference of the Parties (COP8) in Geneva suggests the World Health Organization is unlikely to give vaping products or HnB a role in its anti-tobacco policies any time soon ...

Archive: US regulatory Live Alerts monthly round-up: September 2018

Written by ECigIntelligence || 1st October 2018 || Tracker and database archives |

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