Most respondents to the European Commission’s consultation on tobacco excise duties do not want a European tax on e-cigarettes. Almost 70% said the best level of tax on e-cigarettes would be no more than the VAT in each country
Earlier this month ECigIntelligence managing director Tim Phillips spoke at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum, looking at Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) regulations and whether legislation was advancing or holding back THR
The most publicised and controversial player in the US e-cigarette market is aiming at UK smokers who find existing e-cigs too complicated – looking to expand the total vaping market, not cannibalise existing brands
The Ukrainian parliament is considering an amendment to the country’s tax code that would impose duty of €0.033 per ml on all e-liquids sold in the country and establish a system for product notification
“It’s quite possible that growth will come from a technological development not yet on the market.” So says Elise Rasmussen, founder and director of the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum, which comes to London next week
A study into the effects of e-cig vapour on the lungs claims to have developed a new way of replicating vaping to look at how key cells that eliminate airborne irritants and infectious agents react when users inhale
A new online publication and research resource launched this week will be the first to focus on the fast-growing CBD industry in Europe and worldwide. CBD-Intel will provide comprehensive market and legal analysis as well as a daily news service.
E-liquids with nicotine concentration over 17 mg/ml are now subject to a de facto ban in Sweden. Although they are not illegal, permits are required for their sale and use, as a recently-published ECigIntelligence report reveals.
The European Commission has asked for a five-year extension to its powers to implement the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) – reserving its right to perhaps ban later a particular type of e-cigarette
The choice of a business name is fraught with possible perils for those wishing to set up in the e-cigarette business in the UK. The difficulties may begin with choosing a trademark and getting it registered
A grand total of 185,635 e-cigarette product notifications have been successfully registered with the European Common Entry Gate (EU-CEG) as of July of this year, ECigIntelligence has learned from the European Commission (EC).
The Italian Senate today approved a proposal to temporarily suspend the country’s contentious tax on e-cigarettes. The plan to freeze taxation until 18th December will now have to be passed by the Chamber of Deputies (Camera dei Deputati), which will vote on the proposal in September.
The Italian Customs and Monopoly Agency (AAMS) has published a list of nearly 400 vape stores, pharmacies and drugstores in the regions of Abruzzo, Tuscany, Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta that have been authorised to sell e-cig products
Imperial Brands is to launch its Myblu Intense nicotine salt e-liquid in the US “later this month”, following its roll-out in UK supermarkets. Meanwhile, the next edition of its hardware for the Myblu pod system has become available
Heated-tobacco products are to receive their own taxation category and rate in the UK. A rate and commencement date for the duty on tobacco consumables for heat-not-burn (HnB) products will be announced in the autumn budget