HnB and e-liquids bring manufacturing boost to Eastern Europe

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th July 2018 || Business briefing |

Europe
Poland
Romania
Companies
Heated tobacco
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
E-cigarette manufacturers and tobacco giants are increasing investment in Central and Eastern Europe, building new plants or expanding existing ones to meet growing demand for new tobacco alternatives ...

Japan embraces CBD – with eager endorsement in high places

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd July 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Japan
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Japan, although a socially conservative nation with stringent laws on both medical and recreational marijuana, now allows the sale of CBD products, including e-liquid – and even the prime minister’s wife approves ...

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

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd July 2018 || Tracker and database archives |

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

New rules step beyond the TPD: Netherlands regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 18th June 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Netherlands
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest look at the Dutch regulations, we find that The Netherlands recently decided to go beyond the TPD, regulating nicotine-free e-cigs fully in the same way as nicotine containing ones ...

Beyond Kungfu – China Tobacco ready to move further into vapour and HnB

Written by ECigIntelligence || 18th June 2018 || Market reports |

Asia
China
Heated tobacco
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Market reports
China Tobacco, the Chinese state monopoly, looks set to increase its involvement in alternative products, including both e-cigarettes and heated tobacco – possibly in co-operation with major foreign companies ...

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

Written by ECigIntelligence || 14th June 2018 || Tracker and database archives |

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

New Blu campaign planned for UK

Written by ECigIntelligence || 12th June 2018 || Marketing & retailing |

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Marketing & retailing
Blu are getting ready to launch a new advertising campaign in the United Kingdom, possibly featuring feature pop-up stores, brand ambassadors, sampling teams and outdoor advertising ...

South Korea takes new graphic approach to e-cig and HnB warnings

Written by ECigIntelligence || 11th June 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
South Korea
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The South Korean government is stepping up its efforts to discourage use of electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products with new graphic health warning images that will appear on packages later this year ...

US authorities call into question the legality of CBD

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

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
US government agencies have questioned the legality of cannabidiol (CBD) – just as the industry is starting to benefit from increased public awareness ...

‘TPD is damaging our business,’ says equipment manufacturer

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

England
EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
A UK firm that supplies e-liquid sampling units to several European countries claims the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has had an adverse effect on its business. Vapedex also calls for better hygiene in vape stores ...

Nicotine poisonings fall after federal law on childproof packaging

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

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The number of children under the age of six suffering exposure to liquid nicotine in the US has dropped since the introduction of federal legislation requiring it to be sold in childproof containers, a study found ...

South Africa – smoking equivalence and online sales ban?

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

Africa
South Africa
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
South Africa has published a draft version of its proposals to regulate e-cigarettes, fulfilling the fears of some in the industry by classifying vaping as equivalent to smoking and banning online sales ...

German controversy highlights TPD notification requirements

Written by ECigIntelligence || 29th May 2018 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
France
Germany
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Poland
Spain
United Kingdom
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Regulatory reports
A legal controversy between two of Germany’s major e-cig importers and retailers over the notification requirements of the German version of the TPD could help to clear up a partly unresolved question about the regulation ...

UK vaping firm signs boxing sponsorship deal

Written by ECigIntelligence || 25th May 2018 || Business briefing |

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Business briefing
The trend for sports and vaping tie-ins appears to be continuing, as UK vaping firm Vaping Is Personal recently announced its sponsorship of middleweight boxer Tommy...

India preparing for nationwide clampdown on nicotine vapes

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

Asia
India
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The government of India appears to be very close to taking action against nicotine e-cigarettes – “regulating, including banning, the manufacture, import, sale and any kind of trade in nicotine” or devices that enable its use ...

Rival HnB devices that use IQOS consumables available in Japan

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

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
Japan’s advanced heated tobacco market and its ban on nicotine e-liquid are between them leading e-cigarette manufacturers to launch their own HnB devices – many compatible with the Heets made for market leader IQOS ...

Poland continues to tighten its grip on e-cig regulation

Written by ECigIntelligence || 14th May 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
Poland
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Poland continues to tighten its grip on the e-cigarette industry, as a new bill proposes that new products will have to be approved by a Polish government agency before being launched on the domestic...

Native American tribes try the vaping trade – but some have reservations

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

California
Colorado
Florida
Iowa
Nebraska
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Texas
United States
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Business briefing
A few Native American tribes are moving into the e-cig business, some buoyed by tax advantages – while others remain sceptical at best. Among those moving into the vapour trade are the Meskwaki tribe of Iowa and Nebraska’s...

FDA guides on product labelling: US regulatory report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd May 2018 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In this latest report on American regulations, ECigIntelligence highlights the fact that all electronic vaping devices will have to comply with FDA label requirements from August 2018 ...

Rise in products available online: Italy market report

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd May 2018 || Market reports |

Europe
Italy
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports
In our latest look at the Italian market, ECigIntelligence has studied the latest prices and range of products for hardware products online and compared them with Q4 of 2017 ...