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Presentation: the state of the e-cigarette industry

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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Exclusive insight for ECigIntelligence readers – download a detailed, data-rich presentation on the current state and future of the e-cig...

UK vape store pricing: online isn’t always cheaper

Written by Freddie Dawson || 21st October 2015 || Business briefing |

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A lack of competition has left the south and east of England with the highest average pricing in vape stores – but prices across the UK generally remain remarkably competitive with online sellers, according to new research from...

Compliance software is claimed to ease e-cig tax headaches

Written by Freddie Dawson || 15th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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U.S. software company Avalara is offering what it claims to be the first tax compliance package specifically for the e-cigarette industry. Could it herald more support products from companies looking to the sector as an opportunity?...

The not-so-noxious weed: how e-cig companies could lead in cannabis

Written by || 14th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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39 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have laws that legalise and/or decriminalise marijuana use or possession to various extents. E-cig companies are well positioned to enter the emerging marijuana market because of their technical expertise and...

Combustible-like appearance appeals to new vapers

Written by Barnaby Page || 7th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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Looking like a regular cigarette is an advantage for e-cig products aiming to poach users away from tobacco, new research...

New data reveals the rise and rise of box mods

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th October 2015 || Business briefing |

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The popularity of box mod e-cigarettes among U.S. vapers has risen sharply over the past year, in part because of innovative tank designs, new research...

Mistic to sell sub-ohm models through Walmart

Written by Freddie Dawson || 2nd October 2015 || Business briefing |

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American e-cigarette manufacturer Mistic E-Cigs is to sell starter kits, sub-ohm tanks and e-liquids through a range of mainstream mass retailers, in an expansion beyond the vape store and online...

BAT acquires Poland’s CHIC, makes pact with Reynolds

Written by Freddie Dawson || 22nd September 2015 || Business briefing |

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British American Tobacco (BAT) is expanding its presence in the international e-cigarette market through the acquisition of Poland’s major supplier and formalising its co-operation with U.S. tobacco firm Reynolds...

Pax enters British and German markets with heat-not-burn

Written by Freddie Dawson || 15th September 2015 || Business briefing |

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U.S. smoking-alternatives maker Pax Labs is bringing its Pax 2 heat-not-burn device to European markets, with the product for sale online in Germany and the UK from today and expected to be in stores by...

E-liquid additives: untangling the testing dilemma

Written by Freddie Dawson || 31st August 2015 || Business briefing |

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Differing limits set by e-cigarette manufacturing associations for diacetyl and acetylpropionyl in e-liquids seem likely to lead to confusion and...

Vaping in pregnancy: the developing debate

Written by Marc Beishon || 23rd July 2015 || Business briefing |

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Among all the groups that could benefit from e-cigarettes for harm reduction, perhaps none is as contentious as pregnant...

Greece vape shop image gallery

Written by Freddie Dawson || 19th July 2015 || Business briefing |

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A selection of photos showing te different types of vape shops and e-cigarette displays in Greece....

Wider rollouts for iQOS; PMI, Altria to develop e-cigs

Written by Barnaby Page || 17th July 2015 || Business briefing |

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Philip Morris International (PMI) is deepening its commitment to alternative nicotine technologies with new rollouts for its iQOS heat-not-burn device, as well as cautious health-related claims for the...

The UK’s new PAS: how much will compliance cost?

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th July 2015 || Business briefing |

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British e-cigarette companies can expect an array of new scientific and quality-control costs after the official launch today of the publicly available specification (PAS) for e-cig manufacture and testing from the British Standards Institution...

ECigIntelligence Platinum: the complete industry resource

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th July 2015 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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ECigIntelligence next month launches ECigIntelligence Platinum, the most comprehensive package of regulatory and business information available for the e-cigarette market anywhere in the...

$3.6m study will investigate use, perceptions of e-cigs

Written by Freddie Dawson || 9th July 2015 || Business briefing |

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A Florida cancer research centre has been given $3.6m (€3.3m) for a long-running study of how e-cigarettes are used by consumers and whether they help vapers quit...

Europeans are vaping more, despite health concerns

Written by Freddie Dawson || 29th June 2015 || Business briefing |

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Awareness and use of e-cigarettes in the EU continues to grow, leading to a 10% success rate amongst users attempting to quit conventional tobacco. But health concerns are increasing...

Altria seeks consumer insight, inspiration from open systems

Written by Barnaby Page || 25th June 2015 || Business briefing |

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U.S. tobacco market leader Altria is hoping to learn more about consumers’ reactions to its Green Smoke and MarkTen XL e-cigarettes and the best way to develop...

Poland’s vape stores sanguine, but regulation and online loom

Written by Barnaby Page || 23rd June 2015 || Business briefing |

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Polish vape retailers believe the country’s e-cigarette market is growing thanks to higher awareness of the category, perception of e-cigs as a healthier alternative to tobacco, and the freedom to vape where smoking is prohibited. But how long...

U.S. vapers favour refillables, smoke, and often feel dumb

Written by Barnaby Page || 11th June 2015 || Business briefing |

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New data on the habits of vapers in the U.S. appears to back up the widely-held view that tank-type systems are attracting more consumer loyalty and providing a more satisfactory consumer experience than disposable...

UK vaper numbers climbing despite growing health fears

Written by Barnaby Page || 23rd May 2015 || Business briefing |

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Both smokers and non-smokers in Britain are becoming increasingly concerned by the health effects of e-cigarettes, even as vaping grows in popularity, according to new...