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EU to establish standard testing regime for nicotine dosage

Written by Barnaby Page || 1st April 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing
The European Commission is expected to issue technical specifications on the measurement of nicotine intake from e-cigarettes, as member states’ law-makers and the industry prepare to comply with the testing requirements of the EU’s new Tobacco Products Directive...

Imperial Tobacco’s patent suit: killer blow, or vain hope?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 13th March 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Companies
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing
Imperial Tobacco’s lawsuit in a California state court against alleged infringers of its patents on e-cigarette technology is a gamble without guaranteed success, but could still drag the sector into an intellectual-property war, according to...

For the vaper who has everything: a Bluetooth-enabled e-cig

Written by Barnaby Page || 21st February 2014 || Business briefing |

Europe
Netherlands
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
What e-cigarettes can and can’t do, compared to tobacco cigarettes, is a subject of fierce and continuing debate. One difference, however, is clear: no tobacco product can double as a microphone for a mobile phone or a speaker...

Altria plans MarkTen rollout across the U.S.

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th February 2014 || Business briefing |

Arizona
Colorado
Indiana
North America
United States
Utah
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
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Altria, the parent company of Marlboro maker Philip Morris, plans to take its MarkTen e-cigarette national in the U.S. this...

Vype TV ads put the spotlight on e-cig promotion

Written by Barnaby Page || 17th February 2014 || Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
The debut today of TV commercials for the Vype e-cigarette from British American Tobacco/Nicoventures is likely to focus attention on the regulation of e-cig advertising....

Manufacturers in the U.S. join forces to strengthen e-cig retail presence

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th February 2014 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
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U.S. e-cigarette makers Victory Electronic Cigarettes and FIN Branding Group are to merge in an apparent attempt to create a firm that can compete at the retail checkout with the established tobacco companies, both at home and...

Next stop Britain for Lorillard’s Blu

Written by Barnaby Page || 15th February 2014 || Business briefing |

Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard is to launch its Blu e-cigarette brand in the UK following the acquisition last autumn of British e-cig firm...

Lorillard Blu approaches half share of U.S. market

Written by Barnaby Page || 12th February 2014 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
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Lorillard’s Blu e-cigarette now accounts for more than three percent of the tobacco giant’s entire business, and the brand is heading for a 50 percent share of the U.S....

Consumers care about products, not laws, study finds

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th February 2014 || Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing
Consumers are more interested in the benefits of e-cigarettes than the politics surrounding them, but the overall e-cigarette concept may have caught imaginations more strongly than individual brands, a new social media study...

Altria buying Green Smoke to build up e-cigarette knowledge

Written by Barnaby Page || 5th February 2014 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Technology and Innovation
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The parent company of Marlboro maker Philip Morris says it will gain expertise in the e-cigarette market as well as retailer and customer relationships from its $130m takeover of Green...

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Written by Barnaby Page || 7th December 2001 || Business briefing |

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United States
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Written by Barnaby Page || 14th July 1766 || Business briefing |

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