Business briefing

Novice’s guide gives industry newcomers the lowdown on e-cigs

Written by ECigIntelligence || 21st March 2017 || Business briefing |

Europe
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
The latest e-learning tutorial from ECigIntelligence is aimed at newcomers to the e-cigarette industry, covering everything from how e-cigs work to the legal and health issues surrounding...

‘Cool and satisfying’ – studies reveal the real reasons why people vape

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 13th March 2017 || Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Marketing & retailing
The “social image” of vaping may have overtaken smoking cessation as the most popular reason for using e-cigarettes – which many find more satisfying than smoking. Those are the striking conclusions of two recent studies of the perception...

Drug policy reformer Nadelmann to address Global Forum on Nicotine

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 6th March 2017 || Business briefing |

EU
Europe
North America
Poland
United States
Policy and Politics
Business briefing
Ethan Nadelmann, widely regarded as the outstanding U.S. proponent of drug policy reform around the world, is to share his views on the links between policy and harm reduction at this summer’s Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN)....

Asia Pacific warms to heat-not-burn, but it’s not an easy road

Written by Freddie Dawson || 20th February 2017 || Business briefing |

Asia
Australasia
Japan
New Zealand
South Korea
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris International are attempting to widen their distribution of heat-not-burn (HnB) products throughout Pacific Asia, but there have been problems along the way....

PMI makes progress with big plans for reduced-risk portfolio

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

Asia
EU
Europe
Italy
Japan
Romania
Russia
Switzerland
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Marketing & retailing
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
EU
Europe
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
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 |

EU
Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
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
Europe
Italy
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
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...