Contents

Regulatory report: the power of regional authorities in Russia

30th March 2020

Russia
World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

This regulatory reports analyses the attitude of the various major regions and republics in the Russian Federation to the regulation of the sale of e-cigarettes in their territories

Snapshot: New Zealand, March 2020

30th March 2020

Australasia
New Zealand
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports
Market Snapshots

This market snapshot for New Zealand covers key indicators: recent, present and forecast market size; regulation level; an overview of the top available brands, form factors, retail distribution, prices and affordability

New York vape industry’s fear after doctors call for ban during pandemic

30th March 2020

New York
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The vaping industry has shown concern after doctors in New York State called for a temporary ban on e-cigarette sales out of concern that vaping could put people at greater risk from COVID-19

Regulatory report: Iceland regulation harmonised with EU laws

30th March 2020

Europe
Iceland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Iceland passed a new law to specifically regulate and e-cigarette tax for the first time in June 2018, creating a specific e-cigarette regime with no ties to tobacco regulation. This report provides an overview of current regulations

Philippines e-cig distribution channels

27th March 2020

Asia
Philippines
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Charts and infographics

The Philippines distribution channels are clearly dominated by one type of retailer. Here you can find ECigIntelligence’s analysis of this uneven split, which is further expanded in our in-depth market report for the Philippines Q1 2020.

Tobacco 21 law signed in Wyoming and Florida; Alaska moves forward

27th March 2020

Alaska
Florida
North America
United States
Wyoming
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Wyoming and Florida are the two latest US jurisdictions to adopt new e-cigarette regulations that will increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products – including e-cigarettes – while other states such Alaska are moving ahead with new Tobacco 21 proposals

Consumer survey report: Puff is the most common e-liquid brand in Italy

25th March 2020

Europe
Italy
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports

This report is one of a series of studies from our online survey carried out in February 2020. It explores Italian consumer e-liquid preferences, choices and behaviours based on a sample of over 500 respondents

Korean court rejects complaint against health ministry advice to avoid e-cigs

25th March 2020

Asia
South Korea
Heated tobacco
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

A judge in Seoul has dismissed a petition by the South Korean Electronic Cigarette Association questioning whether reports issued by the Ministry of Health and Welfare recommending people not to vape were unconstitutional

US FDA may relax PMTA deadline for firms facing coronavirus problems

24th March 2020

North America
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The US FDA has hinted that it might push back the deadline for e-cigarette PMTA applications, or offer flexibility to companies struggling to meet the May target while coping with coronavirus

Methodology and definitions for ECigIntelligence market reports

23rd March 2020

World
Market reports

      Market Sizing methodology   Market size estimates are based on the ECigIntelligence proprietary market model, with data cross-referenced between markets. Inputs into this model are collated through primary research conducted by and with our consultants, industry experts, opinion leaders and regional intelligence specialists. This research is backed up by findings from key […]

Spain plans new measures to tighten vaping and HnB regulations

23rd March 2020

Europe
Spain
Heated tobacco
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The Spanish government has announced plans to strengthen enforcement of existing tobacco regulations and to impose taxes on new products such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco

US FDA suspends all vape store inspections for at least a month

20th March 2020

North America
United States
Companies
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The US Food and Administration (FDA) has decided to issue “a partial stop work order” for the external companies that are carrying out product compliance checks and vape store inspections

Impact on e-cigarette sales channels varies as countries face COVID-19

20th March 2020

Belgium
Europe
France
Germany
Italy
North America
Spain
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

As European and North American authorities ramp up their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects on e-cigarette sales channels are mixed

Consumer survey report: vaping population growth slows in Italy

19th March 2020

Europe
Italy
Market Research
Market reports

This report is focused on general characteristics, patterns and attitudes of Italian vapers. It is based on an online survey carried out in February 2020 with the help of industry players, specialist forums, blogs, magazines and vaping associations

DIY e-liquid users in Russia

17th March 2020

Russia
World
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Charts and infographics

What motivates consumers to use DIY e-liquids? ECigIntelligence did a survey with DIY e-liquid users in Russia which has highlighted the most important and least important factors motivating their e-liquid choice as presented in this graphic. The full analytical market report further reveals the most used e-liquid formats, top brands, consumer spending, habits, product preferences and purchase channels.

Snapshot: United Kingdom, March 2020

17th March 2020

Europe
United Kingdom
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports
Market Snapshots

This market snapshot for the UK covers key indicators: recent, present and forecast market size; regulation level; an overview of the top available brands, form factors, retail distribution, prices and affordability

Regulatory report: regulations to be tightened in New Zealand

17th March 2020

Australasia
New Zealand
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The New Zealand parliament aims to tighten current regulations on vaping and heated tobacco, seeking to regulate e-cigarettes in a similar way to Europe. This report covers all current regulation as well as those due in the near future

Full market report: a time for opportunities, Saudi Arabia Q1 2020

17th March 2020

Asia
Saudi Arabia
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is still an undeveloped market, but with great opportunities for the vaping industry. This report covers the current vape market as it stands in the country with analysis and interpretation of both the online and offline channels

Regulatory tracker: current global regulation of e-cigs March 2020

17th March 2020

Africa
Albania
Argentina
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Belarus
Brazil
Cambodia
Canada
Central America
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Egypt
Ethiopia
Europe
Georgia
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Malaysia
Mexico
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar
New Zealand
Nigeria
North America
North Macedonia
Oman
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
South America
South Korea
Taiwan
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam
World
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory trackers

Our regularly updated tracker details e-cigarette regulation around the world on key issues such as taxation, public vaping, advertising and sales restrictions.

Regulatory report: legalisation of e-cigs is on the horizon in Norway

16th March 2020

Europe
Norway
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

The sale of nicotine-containing products is still banned in Norway – for now – with the exception of traditional tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipe and rolling tobacco, chewing tobacco and snus

Spring vaping shows and exhibitions worldwide fall victim to coronavirus

16th March 2020

Asia
California
China
Europe
Germany
New York
North America
Poland
United Kingdom
United States
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

Fears over the coronavirus outbreak, and governments’ responses to it, have led to the cancellation of a number of vaping events that were scheduled over spring at locations around the world

Will it be Democrats vs Vapers in the coming battle for the White House?

16th March 2020

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

How dramatic would the change be for the e-cig industry if voters deny Donald Trump another four-year term in the White House and choose either Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders as the next US president?

Netherlands moves towards extending smoking restrictions to e-cigarettes

13th March 2020

Europe
Netherlands
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

The Dutch lower chamber has passed a bill presented by health secretary Paul Blokhuis to amend the Tobacco and Smoking Products Act and extend prohibitions on smoking to tobacco-alternative products

Duterte issues further regulation of e-cigarettes in the Philippines

12th March 2020

Asia
Philippines
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing

Following his order that extended the ban on smoking in public spaces to include vaping, president Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has now issued a further raft of restrictions on e-cigarettes

Consumer survey report: brand prevalence differs across channels in the UK

11th March 2020

Europe
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports

ECigIntelligence collected responses from 481 e-cig users who use open system e-cigarettes in the UK, with the aim to better understand what types of device they use, brand, nicotine strength, where they buy their e-liquid and what their spend is

Top ten pending US vaping-related state bills, March 2020

10th March 2020

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

Here are what ECigIntelligence considers the ten most significant vaping-related bills currently on the table in the ten most populated US states