Luo Yonghao, founder of the niche smartphone brand Smartisan, is suddenly back in the public eye.
On August 28, 2018, the State Administration for Market Regulation and the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau issued a circular essentially banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors in China.
Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba announced on October 9 that the company will stop selling e-cigarette components in the US.
E-cigarettes, or vapes, have been increasing in popularity, especially among younger generations who are less inclined to using traditional tobacco products.
In episode 45 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about the rise of what has been touted as “the next big trend” in China tech: electronic cigarettes.
In the annual 315 evening gala, a tv show that celebrates consumer rights day, companies that range from the food industry to the tech sector are all facing collective examination.