Regulatory and market intelligence for the e-cigarette sector
All of our independently researched analysis of issues impacting e-liquid flavours can be accessed from this page. The ECigIntelligence Flavours Hub is the home of all of our news briefings and reports relating to e-liquid flavours, including both regulatory moves and market analysis.
Find out which flavours are preferred in which countries, which brands and flavours are leading market growth and which countries are clamping down on the regulation of flavours.
The US state of Michigan is working to implement a new regulation that would ban the sale of flavoured vaping products and limit the advertising of such products, one year after a court blocked a previous effort by the state government
Switching from smoking to vaping is likely to reduce harm to health but could still have risks, while flavours represent an area of further uncertainty, an independent UK government science committee has concluded
Brussels has given a negative opinion on the plan put forward by the Danish Ministry of Health to ban all flavoured e-liquids, water pipes and chewing tobacco except tobacco and menthol flavour from 2022
A working group set by the governor in Oregon to address “the epidemic of vaping-related illness and youth vaping” has recommended policymakers to ban flavoured e-cigarettes in the state and increase the tax on these products
Netherlands health secretary Paul Blokhuis is a committed opponent of smoking and vaping. But has he got it right in his plan to ban all e-cig flavours except tobacco? There are reasons to think he may not
The Dutch government is working on new legislation to ban all e-cigarette flavours early next year to reduce the appeal of vaping to young people while not discouraging smokers from using e-cigs to help them quit
US vapers are becoming increasingly drawn to fruit flavours. In the first quarter of 2020 the category accounted for more than 40% of all e-liquids tracked by ECigIntelligence for its newly launched US flavours tracker
Keep track of the rapidly changing state level regulations with regards to the recent executive orders issued by the state executive branches.
We continue to update this tracker regularly to ensure that you have the latest information regarding the rapidly changing regulatory and judicial developments in the current states and any others that may follow suit.
Vaping businesses in the US state of New Jersey, already crunched by the coronavirus pandemic, now say they need to make radical changes to stay afloat under a state ban on the sale of flavoured e-cigs
E-liquid cartridges with flavours other than tobacco or menthol are to be excluded from the US market at the end of this month, the FDA says, while advertising and marketing will come under scrutiny too
This report focuses on two of California’s biggest cities – Los Angeles and San Francisco – and their vaping prohibitions and flavour bans. Local governments have decided to react to the “vaping crisis” and have adopted some of the toughest regulations in the country
A recent study by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment has revealed that the Netherlands has an enormous amount of e-liquids and flavours to choose from, prompting futher calls for restrictions
The US vaping industry is biting its nails awaiting the Trump administration’s next steps after a delay in publication of the new guidance on flavoured e-cigarettes
As a relatively new market sector, the vaping industry is still developing and attracting new consumers so it’s even more subject to change than more mature industries.
Recently the sector has been shaped by the negative press generated by the EVALI outbreaks in the US, which resulted in flavour bans and regulatory restrictions in various US states. The impacts of this health scare have rippled out beyond the US and been felt in key e-cigarette markets all over the world.
Despite these challenges, there still remains a hardcore of e-cigarette consumers and it’s inevitable that more consumers will move away from smoking to join them in future. What hardware and flavours will they be buying in future? And what restrictions will industry face? We’ll keep you informed.