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Implementing the TPD: how far to the finish line?

31st December 2015 - Market reports |

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As we move into 2016, nearly half of the 28 member states of the European Union (EU) have made little apparent progress in transposing its Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) into their national law – despite the May 2016 deadline. Who has achieved the most, who is lagging behind, what remains to be done, and how do the regulatory approaches of the member states differ?

E-liquid marketing “uses candy and cereal brands misleadingly”

24th December 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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Nine Democratic senators in the U.S. have urged a federal agency to investigate e-liquid sellers for deceptively advertising their products using recognisable brand names of candy, breakfast cereals and other foods and drinks.

Infographic: how big is Europe’s potential e-cigarette market?

24th December 2015 - Business briefing , Market reports |

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This new infographic from ECigIntelligence illustrates the large untapped market for vapour products in Europe.

Data in depth: UK online e-liquid product diversity

22nd December 2015 - Pricing trackers |

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This spreadsheet provides in-depth information on the incredible diversity of brands and products in the UK’s online space, with over 1400 products and more than 140 brands competing. Exclusive to ECigIntelligence subscribers, this interactive Excel spreadsheet complements our recent reports containing comprehensive coverage of the e-cigarette sector in the UK. Click here to download the […]

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 […]

Database archive: world e-cig markets, December 2015

3rd December 2015 - Tracker and database archives |

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ECigIntelligence’s global e-cigarette market database, produced exclusively for Platinum subscribers, includes market size estimates; smoking rates; vaping statistics; form factors; online and offline pricing; distribution channels; brands and chains; and key contacts.

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 […]

British public health expert criticises “misleading journalism”

13th November 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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Professor Linda Bauld, an expert in public health policy, has criticised a number of articles reporting on evidence she gave to the devolved governments of Scotland saying they completely misrepresent her position.

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

Updated database: key global e-cigarette markets, November 2015

9th November 2015 - Tracker and database archives |

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ECigIntelligence’s global e-cigarette market database, produced exclusively for Platinum subscribers, includes market size estimates; smoking rates; vaping statistics; form factors; online and offline pricing; distribution channels; brands and chains; and key contacts.

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.

More kids smoke when access to e-cigs is restricted, study suggests

5th November 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The first convincing evidence of a causal link between under-age vaping and tobacco use has delivered a shock to those who favour banning sales to minors: e-cigarettes may actually reduce teen smoking.

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. […]

Database archive: world e-cig markets, October 2015

1st November 2015 - Tracker and database archives |

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ECigIntelligence’s global e-cigarette market database, produced exclusively for Platinum subscribers, includes market size estimates; smoking rates; vaping statistics; form factors; online and offline pricing; distribution channels; brands and chains; and key contacts.

Database archive: world e-cig markets, November 2015

1st November 2015 - Tracker and database archives |

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ECigIntelligence’s global e-cigarette market database, produced exclusively for Platinum subscribers, includes market size estimates; smoking rates; vaping statistics; form factors; online and offline pricing; distribution channels; brands and chains; and key contacts.

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 […]

Database archive: European e-cig industry stakeholders

30th October 2015 - Tracker and database archives |

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Use our new directory of stakeholders in the European e-cigarette world to find the most relevant organisations in every country.

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 […]