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Japan remains premier test market for new HnB devices

30th May 2019 | Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Japan continues to be the leading test market for heated tobacco products, with two new devices recently launched – including the world’s first device which works with ordinary cigarettes.
SMV Japan, which lays claim to being the country’s first vape manufacturer, released its VP Style heat-not-burn (HnB) device on 27th April for JPY 7,980 ($72.80). The device comes in silver or black

JT shows two new higher-temp HnB devices for Japan

21st January 2019 | Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Japan Tobacco (JT) is launching two new heat-not-burn (HnB) devices in the Japanese market on 29th January as it tries to catch up with Philip Morris International (PMI)’s IQOS and British American Tobacco (BAT)’s Glo in its home territory.
The new devices will heat tobacco to higher temperatures than JT’s existing Ploom Tech, delivering stronger tastes, something consumers have called for, according to a company spokesperson.

Threats and promises: the shape of vaping things to come in 2019

31st December 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
Australasia
Canada
EU
Europe
India
New Zealand
North America
United Kingdom
United States
World
Companies
Heated tobacco
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

The year just gone has been an intense one for the vaping industry – and don’t expect 2019 to be any less so. ECigIntelligence looks ahead to the developments that can be expected in both regulation and markets around the world

Chinese HnB exhibitors make a mark at Korea’s first Vape Expo

18th September 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
South Korea
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

The different cultural and regulatory regimes surrounding vaping and heated tobacco in South Korea were on display at the country’s first vaping show, Vape Korea Expo 2018, held at the Kintex exhibition hall in Ilsan

Advantage BAT in the race to open up US for heated tobacco

30th July 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
North America
South Korea
United States
Companies
Heated tobacco
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

British American Tobacco (BAT) has a chance to steal a march on its Big Tobacco rivals in the heated-tobacco market after the company became the first to receive approval to sell a heat-not-burn device in the US