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Tag: "e-cigarettes"

Digital e-cigarette a game changer

June 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co., a subsidiary of Reynolds American, is bringing its Vuse Digital Vapor Cigarette to retail outlets throughout Colorado, USA. “This is a game-changing product in the e-cigarette category,” says Stephanie Cordisco, president of RJRV. “There is strong awareness of the category among adult smokers and many are trying e-cigarettes, but few adult […]

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Pop star invests in NJOY

May 31, 2013 | Comments (0)

Music star and 13-time Grammy Award nominee Bruno Mars has joined NJOY as an investor. While the terms of the investment were not disclosed, Mars stated that he often uses NJOY’s King product in place of traditional cigarettes and is convinced that it is a revolutionary alternative to cigarettes. “I’ve been using NJOY Kings instead […]

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E-cigarette firm FIN appoints sales VP

May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

The e-cigarette company, FIN Branding Group, has appointed Rick Torgalski as vice president of sales, a role in which he will be responsible for “leading, developing, and growing” the company’s national sales, distribution and promotional efforts. Before joining FIN, Torgalski served as director of convenience channels at Hostess Brands. And prior to that he spent […]

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RAI expanding e-cig operations

May 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Reynolds American Inc.’s experiment with making e-cigarettes is about to move to a larger distribution scale, the company said Thursday at its annual shareholders meeting. The company provided several strategic updates during formal remarks by Daan Delen, its CEO and president, and during a question-and-answer session that wasn’t consumed by farm-worker issues, according to the website […]

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E-cigarette firm appoints supply-chain VP

May 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

The e-cigarette company FIN Branding Group has appointed Joe Cipolla as its vice president of its supply chain. The company said that Cipolla would oversee the “end-to-end supply chain with responsibility for procurement through distribution and warehousing, and maintain relationships with FIN’s internal partners and vendors.” Before joining FIN, Cipolla served as the senior director […]

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New president for Lorillard’s blu eCigs

May 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

The e-cigarette company, blu eCigs, acquired by Lorillard last year, has appointed Jim Raporte as its new president. The company said that, with more than 30 years of experience across tobacco, food and business services industries, Raporte was set to lead blu eCigs’ “functional operations” and help drive its transition from an emerging startup to […]

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Imperial latest to hop aboard e-cig train

April 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Imperial Tobacco, the world’s fourth-largest cigarette group by market share, said it had set up a venture to develop e-cigarettes, as it battles an increasingly tough consumer environment in Europe. The company said Fontem Ventures would look into areas such as e-vapor cigarettes, according to a story published by Reuters. “We’re looking at opportunities and […]

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Altria plans e-cig sales, Marlboro demand falls

April 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Altria Group, the largest seller of tobacco in the U.S., plans to introduce an e-cigarette this year, chasing smaller rivals as demand for traditional smokes declines. The e-cigarette will be sold in an undisclosed market starting in the second half of 2013, Richmond, Virginia-based Altria said today in a statement. The company declined to provide […]

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E-cigarettes could turn kids into smokers, health department says

April 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Philippine health department warned the public on April 12 against e-cigarettes, saying the tobacco substitute could turn children into smokers. E-cigarettes have been gaining favor among Filipinos as higher tobacco taxes make smoking more expensive, according to a story in the Manila Times. Food and Drug Administration director-general Kenneth Hartigan-Go disputed what he said were […]

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E-cig company gets green certification

April 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

ProSmoke is the now the only company in its industry to be certified by the Green Business Bureau. This award is only given to companies that are both environmentally responsible and commercially beneficial to the environment and society, according to a story on PRNewswire.com. The Green Business Bureau certifies businesses as environmentally friendly organizations in order […]

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