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Big Tobacco encouraged by research on heat-not-burn

7th December 2015 - Business briefing |

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Are big tobacco companies starting to favour heat-not-burn technology over e-cigarettes? While none has shown any signs of overtly stepping away from e-cigs, and such a move is unlikely, much enthusiasm and investment within the tobacco industry seems to be going toward heat-not-burn.

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.

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

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.

Combustible-like appearance appeals to new vapers

7th October 2015 - Business briefing |

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Looking like a regular cigarette is an advantage for e-cig products aiming to poach users away from tobacco, new research suggests.

New data reveals the rise and rise of box mods

5th October 2015 - Business briefing |

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The popularity of box mod e-cigarettes among U.S. vapers has risen sharply over the past year, in part because of innovative tank designs, new research suggests.

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

Pax enters British and German markets with heat-not-burn

15th September 2015 - Business briefing |

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U.S. smoking-alternatives maker Pax Labs is bringing its Pax 2 heat-not-burn device to European markets, with the product for sale online in Germany and the UK from today and expected to be in stores by mid-October.

Regulation key to success of tobacco alternatives, say PMI and Altria

11th September 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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Tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI) wants to see alternative products take a large share of the nicotine market away from combustible cigarettes as soon as possible – with the help of appropriate regulation.

E-liquid additives: untangling the testing dilemma

31st August 2015 - Business briefing |

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Differing limits set by e-cigarette manufacturing associations for diacetyl and acetylpropionyl in e-liquids seem likely to lead to confusion and acrimony.

FDA grants more time for comments on child-proofing

21st August 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the deadline for commenting on its questions about e-cigarette warning labels and child-proofing, saying that prospective respondents have asked for additional time.

Nicotine delivery: how much is too much?

5th August 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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Researchers in the U.S. have developed a model for predicting the amount of nicotine emitted by e-cigarettes, which they say could gauge the expected yield of a device before it is even built.

The costs and challenges of the BSI PAS

31st July 2015 - Regulatory reports |

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ECigIntelligence breaks down the minimum cost it is likely to require for a company to meet the recommendations laid out in the British Standards Institution (BSI) publicly available specification (PAS).

Wider rollouts for iQOS; PMI, Altria to develop e-cigs

17th July 2015 - Business briefing |

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Philip Morris International (PMI) is deepening its commitment to alternative nicotine technologies with new rollouts for its iQOS heat-not-burn device, as well as cautious health-related claims for the product.

The UK’s new PAS: how much will compliance cost?

16th July 2015 - Business briefing |

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British e-cigarette companies can expect an array of new scientific and quality-control costs after the official launch today of the publicly available specification (PAS) for e-cig manufacture and testing from the British Standards Institution (BSI).

ECigIntelligence Platinum: the complete industry resource

15th July 2015 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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ECigIntelligence next month launches ECigIntelligence Platinum, the most comprehensive package of regulatory and business information available for the e-cigarette market anywhere in the world.

FDA bows to pressure on child-proofing and warning labels

30th June 2015 - Regulatory briefing |

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering new rules that could require manufacturers of e-liquids and other products to child-proof their packaging and affix warnings about nicotine poisoning.

In depth: how common are e-cig fires, and why do they start?

6th May 2015 - Market reports |

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As the use of e-cigarettes has spread, so has the number of fires started by them. But while this has raised some concerns and generated some headlines, these incidents form a small proportion of fires overall, and the risk comes mostly from poor-quality and counterfeit batteries – hazards that could be eliminated with improved regulation and consumer education.

If it’s Saturday, this must be Shenzhen (and an e-cig expo)

19th March 2015 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

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While delegates to this week’s World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi presumably must decide which of the title’s categories e-cigarettes fall into, those who’ve missed it have another choice to make: just how many of the plethora of e-cig-related events in upcoming months they should attend. The conference in the United Arab […]

Pax hoping to set world alight with deluxe heat-not-burn tech

10th March 2015 - Business briefing |

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Pax Labs, the U.S. heat-not-burn manufacturer previously known as Ploom, today launches a new generation of its namesake device which it is positioning as “the most intelligent, premium and highest performing vaporizer in the market”.

E-cig makers look for weapons to fight back at counterfeiters

24th February 2015 - Business briefing |

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As counterfeiting and cloning become growing problems for the e-cigarette industry, one German-Russian supplier has issued a cease-and-desist notice to manufacturers and vendors which it claims are marketing rip-off products.

Beleaguered Blu banks on new model, international markets

11th February 2015 - Business briefing |

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As U.S. tobacco firm Lorillard enters what seem likely to be its last months of independence, executives may be feeling a little relief that the Blu e-cigarette brand will soon be off their hands.

PMI plans further iQOS rollouts; Imperial launches French e-cig

6th February 2015 - Business briefing |

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Big Tobacco continues to push ahead with e-cigarettes and other mass-market reduced-risk products around the world: just in recent days, Philip Morris International (PMI), Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco have all outlined plans to develop their product offerings.

Altria believes e-cig consumers are still seeking ideal brands

3rd February 2015 - Business briefing |

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Marlboro maker Altria, biggest of the U.S. Big Tobacco firms, plans further development of its e-cig products this year – and its CEO believes consumers have not yet settled on their favourite brands.

Controversy deterred Glaxo from entering e-cig market

16th January 2015 - Business briefing |

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Pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline considered bringing its own e-cigarettes to market but decided the category is “just too controversial”, its CEO has said.

In depth: a guide to testing, toxicology and risk for e-cigs

15th January 2015 - Regulatory reports |

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As the e-cigarette industry gets to grips with the requirements of regulation such as the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), ECigIntelligence takes a look at the practical implications on e-cig testing for brands and manufacturers.