The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) is the country’s leading forum for supporting and promoting the circa £1bn vaping industry.

Representing the entire supply chain and the largest proportion of the marketplace, our vision is a world where the life changing public health evidence of vaping products is fully understood and their positive impact is maximised.

To do this, we are focussed on the following priority areas:


Educating our stakeholders about the huge public health opportunity presented by vaping


Calling upon government and regulators for proportionate and responsible legislation


Growing the evidence base for vaping versus smoking


Championing the growth and opportunities of our industry


Forging strong relationships with key stakeholders


Setting the standard for the industry

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Want to add your voice to the vaping industry? Feel your business could benefit from independent representation to the sector’s critical stakeholders? Want to benefit from the industry information we generate and participate in our activities?  The UKVIA is run by members for members and represents the complete vaping supply chain. Our founding members below form our advisory board.

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Our industry at a glance


Vaping at least less harmful than smoking


Current vapers in the UK


Vapers that have stopped smoking altogether


Cigarettes not smoked due to switch to vaping

In the news

Keep up to date with the latest vaping industry news.

January 18, 2018 in Industry News

Study by UKVIA member finds no adverse health impacts from long term vaping

A new 24-month clinical trial has found that vaping has no negative health impact on former smokers who had been vaping for two years. The study, by UKVIA member Fontem Ventures, examined 209 volunteer former-smokers using an e-cigarette for 24 months, and monitored any adverse effects, as well as lung function, electrocardiogram results, and exposure to nicotine and tobacco constituents. During the clinical trial, there were no serious safety concerns…
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December 13, 2017 in Industry News, Vaping UK

Vaping UK – Issue 6

Welcome to the sixth issue of Vaping UK, an e-bulletin published by the UK Vaping Industry Association bringing the latest news and views in the sector. Parliament challenged to be vape-friendly The APPG for E-Cigarettes has met to challenge the idea that vaping should be banned in some public areas or workplaces, and in particular the restrictive rules around vaping in Parliament itself.  Vaping is currently banned in all areas but two of the parliamentary…
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December 12, 2017 in Industry News

UKVIA submission to the Science and Technology Inquiry on E-Cigarettes

Last week, the UKVIA made its submission to the Science and Technology Committee Inquiry on E-Cigarettes. Announced on 25 October 2017, the scope of the inquiry is to "examine the impact of electronic cigarettes on human health (including their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool), the suitability of regulations guiding their use, and the financial implications of a growing market on both business and the NHS." We welcomed the launch of…
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