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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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UKVIA statement on the marketing of e-cigarettes to under 18s

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In response to reports on the marketing of e-liquids to under 18s within the vaping industry, the UKVIA have released the following statement: “There are already strict regulations in place in the UK on selling or marketing vaping products to under 18s. All of our members comply with the law. “The UKVIA takes this matter very seriously, and are working hard with our members to ensure responsible marketing and that…

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The global vaping industry risks being choked in a regulatory cloud

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Article in the City A.M. from Michael Brader, President of Newzealand Vaping Alliance and a partner in UKVIA’s international call to action for the World Health Organisation.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) is meeting in Geneva this week to shape tobacco and vaping regulation over the next five years. Geneva is a long way from London, and the other side of the world from New Zealand, but vapers worldwide would…

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Memorandum of understanding between global vaping trade associations and campaigners

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The UKVIA led an international call for the World Health Organisation (WHO) to reform its stance on vaping regulation. Organisations from 16 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), making it is the first time international campaigners and vaping industry leaders have joined forces in reforming discordant global health policies. The statement was made ahead of the 8th session of WHO’s Conference…

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