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Spring vaping shows and exhibitions worldwide fall victim to coronavirus

Written by ECigIntelligence || 16th March 2020 || Business briefing |

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Fears over the coronavirus outbreak, and governments’ responses to it, have led to the cancellation of a number of vaping events that were scheduled over spring at locations around the world ...

BAT posts big rise in next-generation revenues despite US crackdown

Written by ECigIntelligence || 27th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has reported a 36.9% increase in next-generation products revenue in 2019 despite the recent and ongoing crackdown on vaping in the US ...

Juul suspends all sales in Indonesia, faces probe by coalition of US states

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 27th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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Less than a year after launching in the country, Juul Labs is stopping selling all its products in Indonesia while it puts new measures in place to combat under-age purchases. Juul also faces further legal action in the...

Coronavirus in China may mean global shortages for vaping manufacturers

Written by ECigIntelligence || 25th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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The coronavirus that has so far killed more than 2600 people in China has had limited impact up to now in the vaping industry around the world, but severe movement restrictions have raised fears ...

Misleading cases: how EVALI sparked an epidemic of misinformation

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 17th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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While nicotine vaping has been largely acquitted of involvement in the US outbreak of vape-related lung disease, will the torrent of misinformation that followed have a long-term impact on the e-cig sector? ...

The good, the bad and the uncertain – what lies ahead for vaping in 2020?

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 23rd January 2020 || Business briefing |

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2019 was a heated year for the vaping industry worldwide, with a lot happening on both the regulatory and market fronts. So how is 2020 shaping up? ...

Reinsurers hand out warnings over life and health insurance for vapers

Written by ECigIntelligence || 22nd January 2020 || Business briefing |

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Lack of reliable scientific data on the long-term effects of vaping is leading life and health insurers to take a cautious approach to insuring e-cigarette users ...

Good riddance to 2019 – vaping’s year of living even more dangerously

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

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“The year just gone has been an intense one for the vaping industry – and don’t expect 2019 to be any less so.” So we said a year ago. We didn’t know the half of it ...

Vaping-related lung illness outbreak and its impact: the story so far

Written by ECigIntelligence || 24th December 2019 || Business briefing |

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The root of the US lung illness outbreak is now believed to lie in vaping of cannabis oils, but the damage to e-cigs’ reputation goes on – as do efforts to restrict vaping, especially flavoured products. Here is...

Dutch market has 20,000 e-liquids; officials call for neutral flavours only

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd December 2019 || Business briefing |

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A recent study by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment has revealed that the Netherlands has an enormous amount of e-liquids and flavours to choose from, prompting futher calls for restrictions ...

BAT launches new HnB in Korea amid government crackdown

Written by ECigIntelligence || 29th November 2019 || Business briefing |

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Late November saw British American Tobacco (BAT) launch its “most advanced” heated tobacco product in South Korea – during a critical political period in which the government has taken a harsh stance towards vaping and heat-not-burn (HnB)...

Juul Labs under pressure from court challenges across the US

Written by ECigIntelligence || 22nd November 2019 || Business briefing |

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Juul Labs is facing several new lawsuits by state and local governments across the US, with California and New York being the latest to allege that the company knowingly marketed their products to young consumers ...

Juul halts sale of mint pods ahead of new FDA guidance on flavours

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 8th November 2019 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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E-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs is halting sales of its mint flavour after the publication of a survey by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that shows an increase in the use of e-cigarettes among high school...

Lung illness and the reaction to it are hitting US vaping retail sector hard

Written by ECigIntelligence || 5th November 2019 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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The outbreak of vape-related lung illness across the US is having a damaging effect on e-cig retail, from small vape stores hit by plummeting receipts to big store chains emptying their shelves of vapour products ...

Most US smokers ‘favour lower nicotine levels in combustibles’

Written by ECigIntelligence || 25th October 2019 || Business briefing |

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More than four out of five adult smokers in the US favour requiring tobacco companies to lower the levels of nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive, researchers have found ...