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Misleading cases: how EVALI sparked an epidemic of misinformation

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

Australasia
Australia
Canada
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
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 |

Argentina
Asia
Brazil
Canada
China
Denmark
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Europe
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Germany
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Malaysia
Mexico
North America
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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? ...

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

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

Asia
EU
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Science
Business briefing
“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 |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
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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 |

Europe
Netherlands
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
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 |

Asia
South Korea
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
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 |

North America
United States
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
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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 |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
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Marketing & retailing
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 |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Marketing & retailing
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 |

Argentina
Europe
North America
South America
Spain
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Public Health and Medicine
Science
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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 ...

Reynolds American files 150,000-page PMTA submission for Vuse

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

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
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Reynolds American has submitted a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for authorisation to continue marketing Vuse e-cigarettes in the US ...

Science clears conventional vaping of blame for lung disease horrors

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th October 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Respiratory effects of e-cigs have been a concern since their introduction, but there is a consistent lack of evidence for any substantial harm – and despite perceptions, the current US lung illness outbreak doesn’t change that ...

Fears sparked by US lung disease outbreak will hit vaping worldwide

Written by Barnaby Page || 8th October 2019 || Business briefing |

Europe
North America
United States
World
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
The recent outbreak of lung disease linked to vaping in the US will seriously inhibit growth in the world’s e-cigarette industry over the coming year, ECigIntelligence analysis predicts ...

Imperial lowers growth forecast; CEO resignation causes uncertainty

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th October 2019 || Business briefing |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Central America
Europe
North America
South America
World
Companies
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Imperial Brands CEO Alison Cooper’s resignation is being seen as a catalyst – alongside challenging market conditions for tobacco, and regulatory changes in the US for next-generation products (NGP) – for uncertain times among Big Tobacco...

Juul withdraws support from bid to overturn San Francisco e-cig ban

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 3rd October 2019 || Business briefing |

California
North America
United States
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
After being the main financial backer of the campaign to overturn San Francisco’s vaping ban on November’s public ballot, Juul has changed its mind and decided to withdraw all support from the organising group ...