Marketing and Retailing

In depth: South African e-cig market & regulation, Jan. 2015

27th January 2015 - Country market reports , Market reports |

Market analysis • Market context • Market size • Consumption patterns • Pricing and spend • Sales, distribution and marketing • Raw materials and manufacturing • Regulatory analysis • Regulatory overview • National regulation • Provincial regulation • Local regulation • Non-governmental regulation • Regulatory trends • Appendix 1: national law • Appendix 2: lawsuit – D Beelders vs Smokestik SA CC, and complaint against Twisp • Further information

In depth: e-cig market and law in Australia and New Zealand

18th December 2014 - Country market reports , Market reports |

Market analysis • Market size • Consumption patterns • Pricing and spend • Sales, distribution and marketing • Brands • Regulatory analysis • Australia: national regulation • Australia: the Therapeutic Goods Administration • Australia: personal imports • Australia: state and territory regulation • Australia: taxation • Australia: the future of e-cig regulation • New Zealand: national regulation • New Zealand: medical regulation • New Zealand: regulatory forecast • Appendix 1: importation into Australia • Appendix 2: New Zealand Medicines Act 1981

In depth: California e-cig regulation, November 2014

15th November 2014 - News analysis |

The matrix of authority • State government regulation • Local government regulation • Regulation by quasi-governmental institutions • Regulatory trends • Appendix 1: state law, consumer protection law and licensing law • Appendix 2: notable lawsuits – Smoking Everywhere and Sottera

In depth: Canada regulatory and legal analysis, October 2014

4th November 2014 - Country market reports , Market reports |

The multi-layered regulatory framework • Tobacco regulation – the multi-layered model in action • No federal regulation of e-cigarettes • The role of Health Canada • Provincial regulation • Municipal regulation • Trade associations and industry standards • Appendix 1: provincial and territorial tobacco regulation in Canada • Appendix 2: market authorisation in Canada

In depth: e-cigs in the UK – market and regulatory analysis

26th October 2014 - Country market reports , Country regulatory reports , Market reports , Regulatory reports |

A comprehensive survey of the UK e-cigarette market and regulation, including: Market size: estimates and methodology; model assumptions; industry estimates • Consumption patterns: number of e-cigarette users in the UK; comparisons with usage data from outside UK; overview of usage data: “ever” users; tank usage; cigalike usage • Pricing and spend: online pricing; e-liquids; cigalikes; tank systems • Sales, distribution and marketing: online; offline; marketing; medical licensing for e-cigs • Brand ownership and M&A: different blends of acquisition and development; cigalikes • Raw materials and manufacturing • Current regulatory landscape • Advertising: regulatory control; advertising restrictions; the new CAP and BCAP rules; existing advertising restrictions; enforcement of advertising rules • TPD transposition: pre-transposition challenges to the TPD; transposition timeline; significant new rules for e-cigarettes: ECITA and the BSI e-cigarette standards; possible impacts of Totally Wicked’s challenge on article 20 and e-cigarette regulation; overview of ECITA proposal • Medical licensing: marketing authorisation costs for medically licensed e-cigarette product in the UK; manufacturer/import authorisation; pharmacovigilance; wholesale • Existing legislation governing manufacture, import and sale of e-cigarettes in the UK • TPD implementation: the process of implementing EU directives in the UK; the transposition process.

Good COP, bad COP? WHO FCTC urges ad ban, more research

19th October 2014 - News analysis |

The final recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) on e-cigarettes allow for a wide range of regulatory regimes but single out advertising as a prime candidate for controls, as expected, as well as hinting at the need for public place usage restrictions.