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UK online e-liquid product diversity overview and data analysis

22nd December 2015 - Market reports |

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There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.   ECigIntelligence’s Dan Irwin-Brown and Nikita Dzhain have compiled a fascinating report detailing the breadth of product available at UK online e-cigarette vendors, using a sample of over 1400 E-liquid products and more than 140 […]

Updated infographic: the TPD and European e-cigarette regulation

3rd December 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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This new infographic from ECigIntelligence examines the state of e-cigarette regulation and transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) throughout the European Union.

Opinion: the fortunes of the e-cigarette industry in 2016

2nd December 2015 - Business briefing |

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The e-cigarette world in 2016 will be overshadowed by regulation. But the story will not just be about compliance. The market and the products themselves are rapidly evolving even without the influence of law-makers. So requirements like the TPD and the deeming regulations merely add a further twist to an already complex outlook.

Data in depth: online e-cig pricing, Poland 2015

1st December 2015 - Pricing trackers |

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Here you can download ECigIntelligence’s in-depth data spreadsheet on online e-cigarette pricing in Poland. It’s a key part of the Polish market – along with shopping malls – and prices are extremely competitive. Our spreadsheet contains pricing information on: e-liquid, tank starter kits, tank clearomisers, cigalike starter kits, disposable e-cigs and more.   Download the […]

UK online e-liquid analysis

1st December 2015 - Market reports |

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The report provides a comprehensive overview for the e-liquid products that are available in the top ten online vendors in the UK using a sample of over 1400 e-liquid products and more than 140 brands. Insight is given into factors such as the number of products available the top five multi-brand online vendors, how many products belong to specific flavour categories and countries of origin of these products. In addition, analysis is also made on the brand level showing how many products do e-liquid brands have and examples of how brands have different product ranges to appeal to different consumers.

Market update + data analysis: Germany

20th November 2015 - Market reports |

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There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Germany or the advanced search page.   ECigIntelligence’s Nikita Dzhain and Dan Irwin-Brown bring you an up-to-date analysis of the underdeveloped German e-cig market, with an invaluable accompanying Excel document packed with data. This includes pricing across all form factors – and how that […]

Update: Poland market report

20th November 2015 - Market reports |

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    There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Poland or the advanced search page.     Executive summary   The Polish e-cigarette market for 2015 is expected to be worth PLN541m (Polish zloty) (€126m, $144m). The small growth (7%) in the market from 2014 to 2015 can be attributed […]

Hungary regulatory report: an end to mandatory pharma licensing

13th November 2015 - Market reports , Regulatory reports |

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Hungary’s transposition of the EU Tobacco Products Directive will do away with the current mandatory pharmaceutical licensing requirement for e-cigarettes – which has resulted in no nicotine-containing products being legal in the country – and allow them to be sold as consumer products. As this great change approaches, our in-depth report on Hungary includes: Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • Age restrictions • Packaging and product restrictions • Notification requirements • Retailing restrictions (including cross-border and distance sales) • Public usage • Advertising and marketing restrictions • Taxation • Case law • Enforcement • The missing pieces of the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how Hungarian e-cigarette regulation will change

In depth + data analysis: c-stores & vape shops in northeast U.S.

13th November 2015 - Market reports |

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There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United States or the advanced search page.   ECigIntelligence’s Ryan McCrossan reports on the current failure of convenience stores in the northeast U.S. as a viable outlet for e-cigs compared to the more expensive vape stores. Below you can click to download […]

PMTAs: the road to FDA approval for e-cigarette products

12th November 2015 - Regulatory reports |

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Executive summary • Introduction • Why an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) product requires a PMTA: distinction among ENDS products, components/parts, and accessories; three pathways to market approval; concerns about the grandfather date • Guidance for industry: information on premarket tobacco product applications (PMTA) and the submission process • Public health considerations: scientific evidence, comparative analysis, voluntary restrictions on sale and distribution, nicotine exposure warnings, child-resistant packaging, alternatives to new scientific studies, government-sponsored databases, non-U.S. randomised controlled clinical trials, literature reviews or reports • FDA enforcement for manufacturers and retailers: enforcement limited to finished tobacco products; independent vapour shops considered as tobacco product manufacturers • Appendix 1: definitions • Appendix 2: submitting a PMTA

Market update: Germany

6th November 2015 - Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Germany or the advanced search page.     Executive summary   Third-party estimates regarding e-cigarette usage in Germany vary enormously. ECigIntelligence views the German market to still be developing and estimates the total number of adult vapers to be 1 million in […]

Data in depth: top UK offline brands distribution data

5th November 2015 - Pricing trackers |

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This spreadsheet provides in-depth information on the distribution of the top offline brands in the UK, exclusively for ECigIntelligence subscribers. It complements our new reports containing comprehensive coverage of the e-cigarette sector in the UK. Click here to download Data in depth: top offline brands distribution data.

E-cigarettes in the UK: regulations, politics, and consultations

2nd November 2015 - Regulatory reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.       To provide further insight on the developing UK regulatory scene for e-cigarettes, we have collated this in-depth companion to Regulatory report: UK gears up for fragmented TPD transposition for ECigIntelligence readers. […]

Image gallery: Northeast U.S. Vape stores

1st November 2015 - Market reports |

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There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United States or the advanced search page.   The images on this page relate to the vape stores chapter in the report In depth: C-stores & vape shops in the Northeast U.S.    

In depth: c-stores & vape shops in the northeast U.S.

1st November 2015 - Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United States or the advanced search page.     Executive summary   C-store decline: the significant decline in sales of e-cigs through convenience stores (c-stores) tracked in the US over the last month can be explained by poor merchandising of products […]

E-cig brands sold in the UK’s mainstream retailers

30th October 2015 - Market reports |

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There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.     Executive summary   Of the seven big offline brands studied, Blu, E-Lites, and 10 Motives have a large percentage of the total distribution points. The five most saturated regions in the UK […]

“Leaked deeming regulations” raise questions, offer few answers

29th October 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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An e-cigarette industry association this week claimed to be in possession of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s forthcoming deeming regulations, but the provenance and authenticity of the brief excerpts that it published remain unclear.

Washington state prosecutes e-cig firms over “organic” claims

29th October 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The state of Washington has brought charges against e-cigarette firms for wrongly claiming organic status on their products. This move is part of a wider trend by state attorneys general to crack down on marketing of e-cigarette products without e-cig specific legislation in place.

The UK e-cigarette market, October 2015

29th October 2015 - Market reports |

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The UK market in 2015 is estimated to be worth around £445million (€619m/$682m), with projected growth of 15% over the next two years. There has been a significant shift to tank, with usage of tanks now at 68% of the vaping population.

Report: UK vape store geographical breakdown and analysis

29th October 2015 - Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.   Executive summary   The Northwest region scored the highest on all three metrics: absolute number of vape shops, vape shops per capita and vape shops per square kilometre. The West Midlands also scored […]

Data in depth: UK vape store market data

28th October 2015 - Pricing trackers |

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This spreadsheet provides a summary of UK-based bricks-and-mortar sellers of e-cigs, exclusively for ECigIntelligence subscribers. It complements our new reports containing comprehensive coverage of the e-cigarette sector in the UK. ECigIntelligence UK vape store summary data

Presentation: the state of the e-cigarette industry

27th October 2015 - Business briefing |

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Exclusive insight for ECigIntelligence readers – download a detailed, data-rich presentation on the current state and future of the e-cig industry.

UK vape store pricing: online isn’t always cheaper

21st October 2015 - Business briefing |

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A lack of competition has left the south and east of England with the highest average pricing in vape stores – but prices across the UK generally remain remarkably competitive with online sellers, according to new research from ECigIntelligence.

Opinion: why zoning is the next big threat to America’s vape stores

16th October 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The gravest threat to the U.S. vapour industry comes from local government. While state-level attempts to regulate the industry have been largely unsuccessful, hundreds of local laws have come into force.

Italy opts for minimal regulation in draft TPD law

16th October 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The e-cigarette industry in Italy appears likely to receive gentle regulatory treatment from the government’s forthcoming implementation of the European Union Tobacco Products Directive (EU TPD).

The not-so-noxious weed: how e-cig companies could lead in cannabis

14th October 2015 - Business briefing |

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39 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have laws that legalise and/or decriminalise marijuana use or possession to various extents. E-cig companies are well positioned to enter the emerging marijuana market because of their technical expertise and intimate knowledge of the science behind vaporisers, and several types of cannabis-compatible vaporisers, or “c-cigs”, may succeed in the U.S. market.

E-cigarette regulation in Germany: the draft TPD plans and beyond

14th October 2015 - Regulatory reports |

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Introduction • Regulatory landscape • Current national regulatory framework • National regulatory framework post-TPD • Age restrictions • Product restrictions • Ingredients • Labelling and packaging • Product notification • Annual reporting • Vigilance • Retailing • Public usage • North Rhine-Westphalia • Bavaria • Baden-Württemberg • Lower Saxony • Hesse • Public usage: an inconsistent future? • Advertising and marketing • Taxation • Enforcement • Case law: e-cigarettes as medical products • Case law: e-cigarettes as tobacco products • Case law: tobacco advertising restrictions • The missing pieces from the TPD jigsaw • Graphic: how German e-cigarette regulation will change

Mistic to sell sub-ohm models through Walmart

2nd October 2015 - Business briefing |

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American e-cigarette manufacturer Mistic E-Cigs is to sell starter kits, sub-ohm tanks and e-liquids through a range of mainstream mass retailers, in an expansion beyond the vape store and online channels.

Scottish kids understand vaping better than adults

30th September 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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While some critics fear that exposure to e-cigarettes and e-cig advertising among young people can lead to them taking up nicotine, a new study in Scotland suggests that awareness doesn’t always mean action.

Tobacco product or medical? FDA spells out the difference

24th September 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is this week proposing a new rule that will make it clearer when tobacco products should be considered as drugs or medical devices, and regulated accordingly.

FDA enforcement on e-cigarette suppliers: risks and strategies

23rd September 2015 - Market reports |

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Executive summary • Introduction • FDA enforcement authority • Development of FDA e-cigarette enforcement • Compliance strategies for the industry • Risk posed by patents

Ireland allows vaping in workplaces, but tightens ad rules

23rd September 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The Irish government has decided not to extend the country’s smoking ban to e-cigarettes, citing the lack of evidence for harm – but the advertising self-regulatory body in Ireland has taken a slightly harder line.

BAT acquires Poland’s CHIC, makes pact with Reynolds

22nd September 2015 - Business briefing |

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British American Tobacco (BAT) is expanding its presence in the international e-cigarette market through the acquisition of Poland’s major supplier and formalising its co-operation with U.S. tobacco firm Reynolds American.