ENDS and means up for debate at WHO’s COP8 gathering

Written by ECigIntelligence || 27th September 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Switzerland
World
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The role of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco will again be discussed next week at the eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) ...

THR regulations: a global perspective

Written by ECigIntelligence || 24th September 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Earlier this month ECigIntelligence managing director Tim Phillips spoke at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum, looking at Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) regulations and whether legislation was advancing or holding back THR ...

Chinese HnB exhibitors make a mark at Korea’s first Vape Expo

Written by ECigIntelligence || 18th September 2018 || Business briefing |

Asia
South Korea
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
The different cultural and regulatory regimes surrounding vaping and heated tobacco in South Korea were on display at the country’s first vaping show, Vape Korea Expo 2018, held at the Kintex exhibition hall in Ilsan ...

How every picture can tell a story

Written by ECigIntelligence || 17th September 2018 || Marketing & retailing |

Asia
Australasia
Australia
Denmark
England
Europe
Greece
Italy
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During the course of the detailed research that goes into both ECigIntelligence’s Market Reports and Regulatory Reports, a lot of images are gathered and collected — and not all of them can make it into the relevant published...

International vape store galleries

Written by ECigIntelligence || 13th September 2018 || Marketing & retailing |

Asia
Australasia
Australia
Denmark
Europe
Finland
Greece
Italy
Japan
Netherlands
Romania
Russia
Serbia
South Korea
Sweden
Ukraine
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Marketing & retailing
ECigIntelligence takes you through some of the vape stores and traditional retail outlets found in a selection of the countries that have been reported on ...

Tax hikes and usage restrictions will impact on HnB in Japan

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

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Tax on products in Japan’s growing heated tobacco market will go up on 1st October, as part of a staggered series of rises up to 2022, that will bring the levies on them closer to those on combustible...

Things heat up as the e-cig continues to evolve

Written by ECigIntelligence || 6th September 2018 || Market reports |

Asia
Australasia
China
EU
Europe
Japan
New Zealand
North America
South Korea
United Kingdom
United States
Heated tobacco
Technology and Innovation
Market reports
In a shift from the more traditional e-cigs, which heat e-liquid to produce a vapour which is then inhaled, heated tobacco devices apply controlled heat to tobacco. Here ECigIntelligence looks at the latest innovation in closer detail ...

‘Innovation and growth may come from unpredictable directions’

Written by ECigIntelligence || 6th September 2018 || Business briefing |

United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
“It’s quite possible that growth will come from a technological development not yet on the market.” So says Elise Rasmussen, founder and director of the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum, which comes to London next week ...

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

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

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

WHO continues call for regulation as vaping increases

Written by ECigIntelligence || 30th August 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Switzerland
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
A new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights the growing popularity of vaping and continues the call for regulations to be put in place to deter younger people from starting to vape ...

ECigIntelligence publisher launches CBD-Intel for the CBD market

Written by ECigIntelligence || 21st August 2018 || Business briefing |

Africa
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A new online publication and research resource launched this week will be the first to focus on the fast-growing CBD industry in Europe and worldwide. CBD-Intel will provide comprehensive market and legal analysis as well as a daily...

Sweden restricts sale and use of high-nicotine e-liquids

Written by ECigIntelligence || 20th August 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Sweden
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
E-liquids with nicotine concentration over 17 mg/ml are now subject to a de facto ban in Sweden. Although they are not illegal, permits are required for their sale and use, as a recently-published ECigIntelligence report...

It looks like the end of the road for Cole-Bishop grandfather reform

Written by ECigIntelligence || 16th August 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Appetite for changing US FDA e-cigarette regulations through congressional action may have dried up, with accusations that in its latest version the much-hoped-for Cole-Bishop amendment had been “turned into an anti-vaping law” ...

UK vapers classed as smokers for life insurance premiums

Written by ECigIntelligence || 13th August 2018 || Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Vapers in the UK are having to pay higher insurance premiums because insurance companies are still classifying them as smokers, an investigation by ECigIntelligence has revealed ...

BAT South Africa suffers significant setback in Twisp takeover

Written by ECigIntelligence || 7th August 2018 || Business briefing |

Africa
South Africa
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
BAT South Africa says it has been surprised and disappointed by the recent recommendation by the South African Competition Commission that the company’s takeover of e-cig maker Twisp be turned down ...

Italian Senate approves freeze on e-cig tax; final vote due in September

Written by ECigIntelligence || 6th August 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Italy
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The Italian Senate today approved a proposal to temporarily suspend the country’s contentious tax on e-cigarettes. The plan to freeze taxation until 18th December will now have to be passed by the Chamber of Deputies (Camera dei Deputati),...

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

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

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

China regulatory report: new national standard coming soon

Written by ECigIntelligence || 19th July 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
China
Hong Kong
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Our report on Chinese e-cigarette regulation reviews the current regulatory landscape in the country, the forthcoming national standards, and the possible impact of tobacco-style regulation on vapour products ...

Italy lists licensed vape stores – and they’re not all happy

Written by ECigIntelligence || 17th July 2018 || Business briefing |

Europe
Italy
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
The Italian Customs and Monopoly Agency (AAMS) has published a list of nearly 400 vape stores, pharmacies and drugstores in the regions of Abruzzo, Tuscany, Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta that have been authorised to sell e-cig products ...

Relatively clear rules and guidance: CBD products in Switzerland

Written by ECigIntelligence || 5th July 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Switzerland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD products in Switzerland come under three possible headings: sale with some restrictions; sale requiring authorisation; and sale prohibited. This report considers these three categories, what they apply to, and what they mean ...