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UKVIA in the Sunday Times

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The UKVIA was again the media over the weekend, with an article on the vaping industry’s entrepreneurial roots. UKVIA members Vaporized and JACVApour were also interviewed the piece. The full text was as follows: Clouds gather over the vaping pioneers “I used to cough my guts up every morning,” rasped Callum Henderson. The 31-year-old started smoking aged 11 and puffed through two packs of Marlboro Gold a day until he quit…

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British Medical Journal

BMJ: New evidence supports a liberal approach to e-cigarette regulation

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The BMJ has today published an editorial about e-cigarettes as an aid for giving up smoking. Please find the article here, and an extract below. “The noticeable increase in e-cigarette use during 2010-15 in the United States was associated with a considerable and unprecedented increase in quit attempts, but most importantly in population quit rates, from 4.5% to 5.6%. This increase of just over one percentage point is higher than…

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UKVIA City AM

‘How the tobacco and vaping industries responded to the government’s new tobacco control plan’ – UKVIA in City AM

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The UKVIA were in City AM again on Wednesday, reacting to the Government’s newly released Tobacco Control Plan. Christian Mulcahy from MultiCIG, a UKVIA member, had this to say: “The UK has the opportunity to lead the way on smoking cessation and in turn, support the incredible growth of the vaping market, now one of the fastest growing consumer goods industry in the world.” Mark Pawsey MP, vaping advocate and…

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UKVIA in City A.M. – Why the vaping industry is ready to send Brussels’ ill- conceived red tape up in smoke

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The UKVIA’s Doug Mutter appeared in the City A.M. in print and online on Thursday with his take on the Tobacco Products Directive, coming in to force this Saturday. Doug highlights that, whilst we’re not against regulation, the TPD needs a serious rethink. The full text is as follows: The 8 June is clearly going to be the date at the forefront of everyone’s mind over the coming weeks. But…

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Vaping Post – Air Sampling confirms secondhand vapor is harmless

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Check out this article on the Vaping Post on secondhand vapour from earlier this week. One case from a California Department of Public Health study into air sampling in vape shops has found that “secondhand vaping” appears to result in minimal exposure of hazardous chemicals to bystanders. You can find the original blog post by Dr. Michael Siegel which the Vaping Post is commenting on here. As Dr. Michael Siegel says:…

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Daily Mail: E-cigarettes are getting non-smoking teens hooked on nicotine

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UKVIA comment on the recently published article by the Daily Mail on the vaping culture among teenagers. A UK Vaping Industry Association spokesman said, “Public Health England and the Royal College of Physicians have found vaping to be at least 95% safer than smoking tobacco. Addressing a cross-party group of MPs and Peers recently (the APPG on e-cigarettes, 6.12.16), Public Health England, Cancer Research UK and smoking cessation expert Professor Hajek told…

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