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ECigIntelligence online tutorial makes sense of UK advertising law

Written by ECigIntelligence || 12th January 2017 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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ECigIntelligence has launched a series of professional e-learning courses about key developments in the e-cigarette sector. The first online tutorial tells you all you need to know about e-cigarette advertising in the UK following the implementation of the...

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....

Totally Wicked told sponsorship is legal, despite crossing borders

Written by Freddie Dawson || 19th December 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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St Helens rugby league club is to rename its ground the Totally Wicked Stadium in a sponsorship deal which also includes shirt advertising - and could run foul of the European TPD ban on cross-border e-cig sponsorship....

E-cigarette researchers outraged by charities’ “threatening” letters

Written by Freddie Dawson || 11th October 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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Scientists and researchers have said that anti-smoking charities are acting like the anti-Communist zealots of the 1950s McCarthy era in trying to keep them away from an international conference on tobacco and nicotine. One public-health expert said: “The...

UK advertising code could allow e-cig brands to make health claims

Written by Freddie Dawson || 6th October 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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A new UK government body consultation will look at possibilities for new rules on e-cigarette advertising in the UK including whether limited health claims should be permitted for non-medically licensed e-cigs....

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....

Tabloid journalists’ exposure to advertising study leads to hysteria

Written by Freddie Dawson || 14th September 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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A new study investigating young people’s perceptions of vaping and smoking has generated dramatic media headlines in the UK despite the tentative nature of the research...

Brexit: call for UK to reverse ban on e-cig advertising

Written by Freddie Dawson || 1st July 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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The Advertising Association in the UK has called for bans on e-cigarette advertising in various media to be lifted, while the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found no problem with an advertisement in the recent “Just you and Blu”...

British TV switched off, but Blu’s cattle herder keeps going

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

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Last month’s e-cigarette commercials on British TV as part of Blu’s “Just you and Blu” campaign will probably prove to be the last ever in the country, but the Imperial Brands subsidiary is continuing with advertising in...

Online age verification: industry-body members no better than others

Written by Freddie Dawson || 29th May 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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Membership in a trade association is no guarantee that online e-cigarette sellers will adopt measures such as warning labels and age verification, according to a new U.S. study, despite industry bodies often arguing that their members lead the...

Studies on youth and advertising rely on already-familiar data

Written by Freddie Dawson || 26th May 2016 || Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

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Two new studies on the correlation between youth vaping and e-cigarette advertising are likely to be used to support calls for regulation of marketing – but they may add less to the debate than they seem, being based...