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Cochrane Review: a cautious thumbs-up for e-cigarettes

20th December 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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E-cigarettes containing nicotine can help people quit and cut down on smoking: that is the digested version of the Cochrane review on the use of e-cigs for smoking cessation and reduction, but the review itself is considerably more nuanced.

ECIG abandons NASDAQ IPO, citing market conditions

18th December 2014 | Business briefing |

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Electronic Cigarettes International Group (ECIG) has withdrawn its application for an initial public offering (IPO) on the U.S. NASDAQ stock exchange, but kept the door open for a private offering in the future.

Tanks, politics, and “5% risk”: the stories you shouldn’t miss

29th November 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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Some recent developments in the e-cig world will likely have an impact long after the more transient triumphs and tussles are forgotten.

Film is “powerful, discreet” alternative to e-cigs and NRT

26th November 2014 | Business briefing |

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Smokers seeking alternatives to the combustible cigarette face problems that neither e-cigs nor nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) can fully solve, according to the CEO of a Swedish firm which is taking a completely different technology approach.

Regulation and manufacturing highlighted at European events

10th November 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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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.

Prevalence of tobacco smoking isn’t declining everywhere

6th November 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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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.

Best times worst times Avital Pinnick

A tale of two tank markets: success in U.S., woes in Spain

6th October 2014 | Business briefing |

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Europe
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Spain
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          The differing fortunes of e-cigarettes in two major markets are highlighted by new ECigIntelligence research, showing that while tank systems are taking off dramatically in the U.S. they have fallen flat in Spain. Our U.S. research, available exclusively to ECigIntelligence customers in a 62-page special report, finds that the U.S. […]

Field of dreams - Kevin Howard

If you build loyalty, vapers will come, says ad industry

3rd October 2014 | Business briefing |

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          Engagement and loyalty-building with individual consumers will grow increasingly important for e-cigarette brands in Europe, according to industry experts. But will forthcoming regulation allow it to happen in the easiest place – online – or will it force brands to rely on establishing connections with their customers through retail stores? […]

Las Vegas Paris Rick Harrison

E-cigarette experts at expos unclear but upbeat

2nd October 2014 | Business briefing |

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        Paris and Las Vegas: ECigIntelligence director, Tim Phillips recently chaired the E-cig Vegas: Industry Conference discussion panels where experts debated the current business climate in the sector, the upcoming Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deeming regulations and the science surrounding e-cigarettes. At Vapexpo in Paris meanwhile, Nick Wenbourne, ECigIntelligence legal and […]

Media release misrepresented researchers’ cancer findings

29th September 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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          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 […]

UK pharma regulator approves cigarette-like vapour device

12th September 2014 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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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.