Business briefing

US lung disease outbreak: how far, if at all, is vaping really to blame?

Written by Barnaby Page || 22nd August 2019 || Business briefing |

California
Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Minnesota
New Jersey
New York
North America
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Texas
United States
Utah
Wisconsin
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
News that an unexplained lung condition affecting more than 100 Americans is being linked to vaping could hardly have come at a worse time for the beleaguered e-cig sector ...

Health under the microscope: ECigIntelligence science news in brief

Written by Lydia Thompson || 21st August 2019 || Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
United States
World
Companies
Public Health and Medicine
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Smoking rates, toxic e-liquids, fears about DNA damage and weight gain, and a chemical warning over Juul flavours are assessed in ECigIntelligence’s round-up of the latest e-cig studies ...

Vaping under suspicion, but no proof in US lung disease outbreak

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 21st August 2019 || Business briefing |

New York
North America
Texas
United States
Wisconsin
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Unproven but strongly suggested links between vaping and severe health problems in young people have been breaking out all over the US, raising conflicting fears and unanswered questions ...

Who’s who in ENDS: 20 influential individuals to watch

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th August 2019 || Business briefing |

Asia
China
EU
Europe
Netherlands
North America
UK
United Arab Emirates
United States
World
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Who has made the vaping world what it is today – and who will be prominent in determining its future direction? ECigIntelligence has drawn up a list of 20 movers and shakers, both for and against e-cigs ...

Japan remains premier test market for new HnB devices

Written by ECigIntelligence || 30th May 2019 || Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Japan continues to be the leading test market for heated tobacco products, with two new devices recently launched – including the world’s first device which works with ordinary cigarettes. SMV Japan, which lays claim to being the country’s first...

Motorsport expected to ignore WHO’s call to end tobacco sponsorship

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 8th May 2019 || Business briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Canada
Europe
France
Monaco
North America
Spain
UK
United States
World
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
A call by the WHO for governments to enforce bans on all tobacco or e-cigarette advertising and sponsorship in sports events has had no formal response from the world of motor racing ...

FDA gives the green light for IQOS roll-out onto the US market

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 30th April 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
The US FDA has given its approval for Philip Morris International (PMI)’s IQOS in the US, along with its associated consumables ― the first heated-tobacco products to be so approved ...

A household name, but Juul is still keen to clean up its reputation

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 30th April 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Policy and Politics
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
“Do you vape, or use e-cigarettes?” “No, I juul.” The fact that’s a plausible exchange among US teenagers shows just how far Juul has come in making itself part of US life. It’s become part of the language....

FDA announces seizures may be linked with e-cigarettes – or maybe not

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 4th April 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Outgoing US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Scott Gottlieb has linked e-cigarettes with a “potential emerging safety issue” after reports linking vaping with seizures, particularly among young people ...

‘FDA flavour restrictions could devastate industry’, trade body warns

Written by ECigIntelligence || 15th March 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Washington
Washington D.C.
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
As much as 90% of the US e-cigarette market could be forced out of business by the FDA’s restrictions on flavours in e-liquids, according to an industry insider ...