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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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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Welcome to a New Member

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Arcus, a leading provider of compliance services in the UK and Europe, have joined the UKVIA. With more the 15 years combined experience, the Arcus team take a legal approach to the compliance of vaping products and combine their service with specially tailored software for their clients. Lee Bryan, Managing Director at Arcus said, “The industry has seen fantastic growth in the recent years and UKVIA appear to be at…

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Study by UKVIA member finds no adverse health impacts from long term vaping

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A new 24-month clinical trial has found that vaping has no negative health impact on former smokers who had been vaping for two years. The study, by UKVIA member Fontem Ventures, examined 209 volunteer former-smokers using an e-cigarette for 24 months, and monitored any adverse effects, as well as lung function, electrocardiogram results, and exposure to nicotine and tobacco constituents. During the clinical trial, there were no serious safety concerns…

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UKVIA member BAT in the Daily Mail: cigarette smoke delays healing while vaping doesn’t

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Laboratory tests by UKVIA member BAT reveals that vapingdoes not stop wounds healing like the smoke from cigarettes do. “Our results suggest that chemicals in cigarette smoke that inhibit wound healing are either absent from e-cigarette vapour or present in concentrations too low for us to detect an effect,” said Dr James Murphy, head of reduced risk substantiation at BAT. You can find coverage of the research on the Daily…

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