Opinion: e-cig fears smoulder, but who remembers hoverboards?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 19th October 2016 || Business briefing |

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Recent news reports have lambasted hoverboards over safety concerns - prompting multiple retailers to drop listings. But is the threat over-rated? There are some striking similarities to similar news reports on e-cigarettes....
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E-cigarette researchers outraged by charities’ “threatening” letters

Written by Freddie Dawson || 11th October 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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Scientists and researchers have said that anti-smoking charities are acting like the anti-Communist zealots of the 1950s McCarthy era in trying to keep them away from an international conference on tobacco and nicotine. One public-health expert said: “The...

UK advertising code could allow e-cig brands to make health claims

Written by Freddie Dawson || 6th October 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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A new UK government body consultation will look at possibilities for new rules on e-cigarette advertising in the UK including whether limited health claims should be permitted for non-medically licensed e-cigs....
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JAC Vapour advertising is linked to UK smoking cessation campaign

Written by Freddie Dawson || 4th October 2016 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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Scottish e-cig brand JAC Vapour is looking to take advantage of the growing support for e-cigarettes from Public Health England (PHE) by running an advertising promotion tied in to a national smoking cessation campaign....
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Tabloid journalists’ exposure to advertising study leads to hysteria

Written by Freddie Dawson || 14th September 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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A new study investigating young people’s perceptions of vaping and smoking has generated dramatic media headlines in the UK despite the tentative nature of the research...
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Nicopure rebuts FDA criticisms of its legal arguments

Written by Freddie Dawson || 5th September 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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Nicopure has filed a reply to arguments from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that judges should drop a court challenge against the agency's regulations for e-cigarettes....

U.S. policy wrong on vaping and nicotine, says study

Written by Freddie Dawson || 2nd September 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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A new study shows that youth e-cig users in the U.S. vape for flavours and not nicotine. The result has serious implications for future policy making decisions and justifications....
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Pax Labs appoints Deezer executive as CEO

Written by Freddie Dawson || 1st September 2016 || Business briefing |

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Pax Labs has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO) imported from the online music sector and is considering further international expansion as a way to maintain its ability to innovate in the e-cig sector. Tyler Goldman will...
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The TPD: access all our latest news, reports and trackers

Written by Freddie Dawson || 31st August 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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This page provides an updated repository for all major ECigIntelligence articles, reports and database trackers concerning the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) going back to 4th July 2016. Older articles dating to the start of the year can be...
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TPD infringement proceedings initiated against 19 member states

Written by Freddie Dawson || 30th August 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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The EU has begun infringement proceedings against the majority of its member states for either tardy or poor transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into national regulations....
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E-cig supporters file amicus briefs in deeming regulations case

Written by Freddie Dawson || 12th August 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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A series of three amicus briefs have been submitted to an ongoing case against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deeming regulations on e-cigarettes. These briefs – documents of unsolicited information submitted to the court by third...

UK GPs support e-cigs but not on prescription

Written by Freddie Dawson || 9th August 2016 || Business briefing |

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UK doctors would consider recommending e-cigarettes for patients looking to quit smoking, but they would not want to see them available on National Health Service (NHS) prescriptions....
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Health and safety authorities advocate for e-cigs at home

Written by Freddie Dawson || 5th August 2016 || Regulatory briefing |

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New advice from UK authorities advises consumers to switch from conventional smoking to vaping at home because of the reduced risk in fire as well as the health benefits for bystanders - particularly children....
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French manufacturer expands into U.S. despite regulatory fears

Written by Freddie Dawson || 26th July 2016 || Business briefing |

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French e-liquid manufacturer Gaïatrend has strengthened its U.S. presence despite the uncertainty brought about by the FDA’s deeming regulations, and is confident they will be amended via one legal route or...