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Latest NHS statistics show positive decline in youth vaping

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New NHS statistics released today 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 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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No rise in UK youth vaping, proves new YouGov research

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New research supports mounting evidence that vaping uptake amongst young people remains uncommon, following a major study by Action on Smoking Health (ASH). Conducted by YouGov, the Smokefree Youth Survey 2019 found that more than three quarters of 11-18 year olds (76.9%) were either unaware of vaping or had never tried it. The number of 11-18 year olds who had vaped also fell marginally from 16% in 2018 to 15.4%…

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UKVIA responds to San Francisco’s vaping ban

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San Francisco’s decision to ban vaping is deeply regrettable but responds to a very particular issue around youth vaping in the United States. In the UK, we take this extremely seriously and thankfully the situation is not mirrored here. The UK Vaping Industry Association is working with our members to make sure that remains the case. Vaping is 95% less harmful than smoking and events in America must not threaten…

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The UKVIA welcomes latest figures on youth vaping from Action of Smoking Health

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The UKVIA welcomes the latest figures from Action on Smoking Health and YouGov that shows that vaping remains uncommon among young people and is not acting as a gateway to youth smoking. John Dunne, board member of the UK Vaping Industry Association said: “These latest statistics just add to the growing body of evidence which shows that the responsible steps being taken by the vaping industry to prevent access to…

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UKVIA Open Day 2019

The UKVIA welcomes the industry to join their 3-year celebrations

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The UKVIA is pleased to welcome industry representatives to join members at a special Open Evening to mark their key highlights to date, as the vaping sector continues to be one of fastest growing markets in the UK.   Now entering its fourth year, the UKVIA has plenty to celebrate from launching VApril 2019 to hosting the UK’s second Vaping Industry Forum and working with the APPG on Vaping to…

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Removing e-liquid flavours from sale threatens the proven success of e-cigarettes to help adult smokers switch, warns the New Nicotine Alliance.

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Banning flavours in e-cigarettes could be detrimental to public health, warned leading consumer charity, the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) at the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) in Warsaw today. The role of e-liquid flavours in vaping and their impact on smoking cessation has been the focus of much discussion in public health, scientific and media circles around the world. The NNA argues that removing all flavours except tobacco would be…

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