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UKVIA responds to reported deaths in the USA

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In response to recent events in the USA, Dan Marchant of the UK Vaping Industry Association said: “Whilst full details remain unclear, and the position of some authorities in the USA remains contradictory, it appears that the incidents in the USA are linked to people using illegal liquids, most likely black-market marijuana products (THC oils). Products such as these are illegal in the UK. That’s why Public Health England have…

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Research reveals the best things about giving up and vapers tips to new starters

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Research conducted for VApril revealed the best things about switching to vaping and the best flavours to start using. The research, conducted by OnePoll for the UK Vaping Industry Association’s VApril campaign showed: Former smokers who now vape save £31.35 a month compared to when they were smoking Vapers who quit smoking thanks to vaping had been smoking for an average of 8 years The average vaper is 37 years…

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New experiment reveals shocking effects of smoking compared to vaping 

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Public Health England has released a shocking new video demonstrating the harms of smoking. The experiment also clearly demonstrates vaping’s relative safety when compared to smoking. You can watch the video on the BBC News website, here. The UKVIA welcomed this study and have released the following statement: John Dunne Managing Director E-Liquid Brands and Director UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) said: “This is fantastic news going into the new…

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Government publishes official response to the Science and Technology Committee’s Report on E-cigarettes

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The UKVIA welcomes the Government’s official response to the Science and Technology Committee’s report on e-cigarettes. The response accepts all recommendations from the Committee and confirms the Government’s commitment to review the illogical regulations around vaping – including bottle sizes, nicotine strength and advertising rules. The full response can be read here.

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UKVIA statement on 0-nic “shake and vape” products – Sunday Times 2/12/18

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Further to The Sunday Times story (2/12/18) “Vaping flavours sold on Amazon dodge rules to appeal to children”, below is the UKVIA’s full statement. “The UKVIA is concerned that 0-nicotine vaping liquids could present a potential danger to consumers unless brought in to line with the existing regulations and testing standards that govern nicotine containing liquids. “Liquids without nicotine fall outside most of the existing regulations and standards, that ensure…

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MPS URGE EMPLOYERS TO MAKE WORKPLACES MORE VAPE-FRIENDLY

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The Houses of Parliament should become a vape-friendly zone, as part of efforts to make vaping more acceptable around the workplace, MPs have said. There should be vaping policies for businesses and public places to help tackle “misunderstandings” about the practice and to ensure it is treated separately to smoking, according to MPs on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV). Employers should provide designated indoor vaping areas, the MPs…

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UKVIA’s statement on ASA’s amendment to advertising rules for e-cigarettes

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In response to the ASA’s amendment to advertising rules for e-cigarettes, Dan Marchant, board member of the UK Vaping Industry Association and Managing Director VapeClub has made the following statement: I welcome the decision of the Advertising Standards Agency to change its rules so that health claims are no longer banned from adverts about vaping products. Public Health England are clear that vaping is at least 95% less harmful than smoking,…

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World Health Organisation urged to reform vaping stance by industry

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Together with international co-signatories, the UKVIA has called again for the World Health Organisation reform its attitudes towards vaping with a statement in the City A.M. World Health Organisation urged to reform vaping stance by industry City A.M – 23 October VAPING industry giants are urging the World Health Organisation (WHO) to reconsider its stance on e-cigarettes, amid fears that the international agency is encouraging states to ban vaping products….

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Vaporized set to treble to 300 stores

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UKVIA member, Vaporized plans to open 200 new stores across the UK in the next three years, taking its total to 300 by 2021. In a article published in Talking Retail, Vaporized director Doug Mutter said: “We have grown into the UK’s leading chain of vaping stores by offering our customers the widest range of quality-approved products, backed by a personalised service that brings a knowledgeable and well-informed experience for our growing…

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