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PMI makes progress with big plans for reduced-risk portfolio

Written by Freddie Dawson || 22nd December 2016 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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Philip Morris International has expressed optimism about the entire reduced-risk products sector as it launches a new trial of its Mesh closed-system e-cigarette in the UK city of Birmingham....

Vaping products under new classification in Belgium

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 8th December 2016 || Business briefing |

Belgium
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A few months after being suspended, a Royal Decree published on 28th October 2016 has finally transposed the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) – but with a very important change in the classification of vaping products in Belgium....

Battery fires burn holes in e-cigarettes’ safety reputation

Written by Freddie Dawson || 7th November 2016 || Business briefing |

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A growing number of reported e-cigarette battery incidents is leaving the industry facing a serious problem despite the low statistical probability of an event happening....

Boom year in Italy as vaping population triples

Written by ECigIntelligence || 7th November 2016 || Business briefing |

EU
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Italy
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Italy’s vaping population has more than tripled in the past year, bringing the number of e-cigarette users back to the levels of 2013, before the 2014 crash - and the rise is set to continue, with greater market...

Survey finds low usage in Philippines and India

Written by Freddie Dawson || 2nd November 2016 || Business briefing |

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A new survey has found differing levels of awareness and e-cig use in the Philippines and India but neither market has really developed for vaping products as yet....

CDC finds high U.S. adult dual use and non-smoker vaper levels

Written by Freddie Dawson || 28th October 2016 || Business briefing |

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New data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seems to indicate that there are high levels of dual use amongst U.S. vapers and a significant percentage of vapers that have never smoked conventional cigarettes....

Opinion: e-cig fears smoulder, but who remembers hoverboards?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 19th October 2016 || Business briefing |

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Recent news reports have lambasted hoverboards over safety concerns - prompting multiple retailers to drop listings. But is the threat over-rated? There are some striking similarities to similar news reports on e-cigarettes....

TPD poses tricky problems for small vape retailers in Netherlands

Written by Barnaby Page || 6th October 2016 || Business briefing |

Europe
Netherlands
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The e-cigarette market in the Netherlands faces a serious challenge adapting to the requirements of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), as small specialist retailers try to cope with advertising restrictions, e-liquid regulations and age...

JAC Vapour advertising is linked to UK smoking cessation campaign

Written by Freddie Dawson || 4th October 2016 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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Scottish e-cig brand JAC Vapour is looking to take advantage of the growing support for e-cigarettes from Public Health England (PHE) by running an advertising promotion tied in to a national smoking cessation campaign....