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Facts not fiction

UK Vaping Industry Association launches unprecedented media campaign to combat harmful scare-stories: ‘Facts Not Fiction’.

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National newspapers will today feature full-page messages from the UK’s leading vaping trade body, with premium advertising space taken up in the I and Metro. The UK Vaping Industry Association committed to the campaign after misinformation and scare-stories threatened to push British vapers back to cigarettes. Public Health England advises that vaping is at least 95% less harmful than smoking and a valuable tool for smoking cessation. The national campaign,…

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New life insurance provider to offer discounts for vapers who have quit smoking with vaping

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Life insurance provider reviti will offer significant discounts to vapers who buy life insurance directly from them, as it seeks to reward more people taking steps to quit smoking New provider reviti has announced it will offer vapers significant discounts on their life insurance premiums – rewarding them with up to 15% off a smoker premium. In an industry first, reviti will make these discounts available to customers who buy…

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UKVIA responds to Michigan flavour ban.

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The UKVIA responds to Michigan’s ban on vaping flavours: The UK vaping industry takes the protection of young people incredibly seriously. That’s why the UKVIA’s sector-leading Code of Conduct enshrines our members’ commitment that vaping is for adult smokers and vapers, no-one else. While we welcome proportionate and appropriate legislation, we watch events in Michigan this week with trepidation. A restriction of the flavours available to adult consumers risks squandering…

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FDA

The Revolving Door

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Scott Gottlieb’s tenure as FDA commissioner was profoundly anti-vaping until his somewhat abrupt departure in April this year. Any fears that he would have time on his hands were immediately allayed, however, when he walked into a new job with Big Pharma. It was in July that Gottlieb joined leading biopharmaceutical company Pfizer. His seat on the board comes with generous remuneration: an annual minimum of $335,000 in salary and…

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UKVIA responds to the reported fatality from vaping in the US

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In response to the reported fatality from vaping in the USA, Dan Marchant, UKVIA board member and managing director of Vape Club said: “We are saddened to hear of the death of a man in the USA that has been reportedly linked to vaping non-standard products and we are keen to understand the precise circumstances that led to his death. While Public Health England are yet to report any illnesses…

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NHS Digital

Latest NHS statistics show positive decline in youth vaping

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New NHS statistics released this month show that both the regular use and experimentation of vaping amongst young people remains low and has declined since 2016. Ben Timberley, Board Member of the UK Vaping Industry Association and Head of Marketing at Zeus Juice, welcomes the findings: “These statistics just add to the growing body of evidence which shows that the responsible steps being taken by the vaping industry to prevent access…

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The UKVIA welcomes the latest NHS ‘Statistics on Smoking’ for 2019

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In response to the latest NHS ‘Statistics on Smoking’ Report 2019, UKVIA Board Member, Dan Marchant, said: “Once again, data from the public health professionals at the NHS has shown that the most common reason vapers give for use was to aid themselves in quitting smoking. This adds to the growing bank of evidence demonstrating the success of vaping as a way to help smokers quit. The decline of smoking…

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VPZ

VPZ recruitment drive to bring 1000 new jobs to the UK

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VPZ has announced that it looking to attract 1000 new staff throughout the country. The UK’s leading vaping specialist has launched the recruitment drive as forges ahead with plans to open 200 new stores across the UK over the next three years. Ranked by the Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Top 100 as one of the UK’s fastest growing companies, VPZ is searching for ambitious talent that can become the future…

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Ban Francisco: US health policy reverts to prohibition

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City supervisors in San Francisco have voted in favour of a total ban on e-cigarettes, which will see the city become the first in the US to make such a move. Cigarettes and marijuana will remain legal to purchase. Supervisors had previously voted unanimously for a ban and the confirmatory ballot took place on Tuesday night. Praising the original vote, supervisor Ahsha Safai hoped that the rest of the state…

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Vape Club

Hertfordshire retailer celebrates 1.5 million orders in 7 years since its founding

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When Vape Club was first founded they would hold impromptu team huddle meetings in the car park to discuss the company vision. Vape Club is now delighted to announce a major milestone and further expansion. Now one of the largest vaping retailers in the UK and employing over 60 people based in a dedicated facility in Watford Business Park, Vape Club are celebrating 1.5 million orders processed. The success of…

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