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Dr Christian Jessen to be a keynote speaker at the UKVIA’s Vaping Industry Forum

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Television doctor, Dr Christian Jessen, is to be a keynote speaker at the Vaping Industry Forum in May, the largest business to business conference in the UK.   Run by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), Dr Christian will give his views on how vaping can become a major public health prize by helping smokers to quit. During April Dr Christian is also fronting the UKVIA’s VApril campaign, the largest…

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TV’s Dr Christian Jessen calls on Doctors and hospitals to back vaping as new study points to major benefits

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TV Doctor, Christian Jessen has called on the medical profession to help grasp the public health prize presented by encouraging smokers to switch to vaping. Dr Christian, famous for his work on Channel 4’s ‘Embarrassing bodies’, says that despite clear advice from public health bodies and a growing bank of research about the positive impact a switch to vaping could have on smokers, the medical profession is still reluctant to…

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Vaping Giant JUUL joins the UK Vaping Industry Association

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Leading vaping company JUUL has joined the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) to boost drive for higher and consistent standards within the industry. Since the UKVIA was formed by top vaping brands in 2016, the Association has been at the forefront of spreading the positive public health message about vaping to the UK’s smokers. That’s why the UKVIA are now excited to be joining forces with key industry player JUUL…

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UKVIA responds to Vaping in the Telegraph

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The UKVIA responds to Telegraph article: Number of children vaping doubles in five years, new research shows.   John Dunne from the UK Vaping Industry Association said: “It’s disappointing that yet another scare-story, propagated by those known to have strong views against vaping, has been allowed to add to the misinformation campaign about the use of e-cigarettes. These stories ignore the growing body of evidence which shows that vaping is one…

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The UKVIA responds to NEJM study

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A UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) spokeswoman said: “The results of this research only go to confirm what we at the UKVIA already knew, which is that vaping is, by far, the best aid for smokers trying to quit. Vaping is so effective, that it should play a key role in all Stop Smoking Services across the UK and the industry stands ready to assist where it can. “The study…

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Top 10 reasons to switch to vaping on National Cigarette Amnesty Day

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Monday 14th January 2019 Today marks the 6th anniversary of ‘National Cigarette Amnesty Day’, designed to help UK smokers switch to vaping during January. Smoking is one of the main causes of preventable deaths in the UK, yet quitting is still one of the most challenging addictions to beat. According to Public Health England, at least half a million smokers are trying to quit this January and vaping is one of…

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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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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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