E-cig retailers in Ireland would require licensing under proposed legislation which the government characterises as a first step toward meeting the requirements of the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD).
New data from a Welsh youth survey suggests that indoor vaping bans may have little effect on e-cigarette awareness among children, and raises questions on the influence of e-cig use by parents.
Some recent developments in the e-cig world will likely have an impact long after the more transient triumphs and tussles are forgotten.
The e-cig sector appears to anticipate no radical regulation emerging from a consultation currently underway in Scotland.
Young Britons are taking up e-cigarettes for reasons very different from older vapers, new research suggests.
Designing workplace vaping policy is a matter of negotiating conflicting rights, according to public policy experts.
E-cigarettes may be more effective than previously thought in reducing craving for tobacco cigarettes and helping people quit smoking, according to a group of Belgian scientists who partially attribute their results to the use of second-generation e-cigs.
A panel of medical experts has said that e-cigarettes are 20 times safer than conventional cigarettes.
The British media has been busy recently with reports of fires caused by e-cigarettes. But do the numbers support the scare?
When policy-makers, scientists and health professionals gather in the august halls of London’s Royal Society for the E-Cigarette Summit this Thursday, it will be just the start of a busy conference season in Europe.
The British Standards Institution (BSI) has released a draft of its specification for the manufacture, testing and labelling of e-cigarettes, one of the first proposed comprehensive standards for vapour products in the world.
This article, republished from Tobacco Journal International exclusively for ECigIntelligence readers, takes a look at changes in smoking prevalence and smoking populations around the world – and explains some surprising apparent contradictions.
British plans for comprehensive legislation on e-cigarettes could be published as early as January 2015, according to a new report from ECigIntelligence.
E-cigarette use has tripled amongst Polish teenagers, according to a new study from the Department of Health Behavior at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) in the United States and Poland’s Medical University of Silesia.
More than half of Britons would like to see a ban on e-cigarette use indoors, according to new research conducted by YouGov for the Sunday Times newspaper.
This week’s World Health Organization (WHO) conference on tobacco control looks likely to recommend that nations ban e-cigarette advertising.
An international group of NGOs has tried to identify middle ground between the die-hard opponents and supporters of e-cigarettes in the run-up to next week’s World Health Organization (WHO) meeting on regulating e-cigs.
Britain’s advertising standards-setters today published their new guidelines for e-cigarette ads, welcomed by the industry, imposing no unexpected restrictions, and allowing e-cigs to be shown in TV commercials for the first time.
Britain’s advertising watchdog has censured e-cigarette maker Ten Motives for a direct mail item which showed an e-cig stuck into an ice cream, saying it was “likely to be appealing to children”.
A British e-cigarette maker has won the right to challenge the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) at the EU’s main court.
A science publisher’s own publicity for a research article on e-cigarettes and cancer has been criticised for suggesting conclusions unjustified by the data. For a recent paper in the John Wiley & Sons journal Cancer, entitled “Electronic cigarette use among patients with cancer”, researchers investigated people enrolled in a tobacco […]
France’s health minister yesterday presented her long-awaited proposals on smoking and vaping to the cabinet, going easier on e-cigs than on tobacco but still introducing a public place ban and advertising restrictions.
About one in 50 British teens uses e-cigarettes regularly, but there seems little interest in the products among non-smoking minors, according to new research.
A British government health adviser has been forced to resign after a Twitter tirade at his opponents in an argument about e-cigarettes.
Britain’s medicines regulator has issued a product licence for the nicotine inhaler Voke, which will be sold by British American Tobacco’s subsidiary Nicoventures and looks likely to be the closest pharmaceutically-approved competitor to the e-cigarette.
The top health position in the European Commission has gone to a politician who strongly advocated that e-cigarettes be treated as medicines.
Four leading health organisations in Denmark have warned consumers to be wary of e-cigarettes.
The World Health Organization (WHO) looks increasingly likely to recommend stringent restrictions on e-cigarettes, following an internal report which suggests measures including a blanket ban on indoor use and tight controls on advertising.
Anti-smoking campaigners in the UK believe the use of e-cigarettes as unofficial cessation aids has contributed to a sharp drop in the number of people joining quit-smoking programmes, although nearly all successful participants in those schemes are still relying on pharmacotherapies.
A British e-cigarette supplier is the sector’s first independent to launch a legal challenge against the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), the EU rules published this year that will regulate the e-cig market in European member states.