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Regulations

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Does Vaping Lure Teens To Smoking?

It is often used as an argument against liberating the vape market, but do electronic cigarettes inevitably lead teens into subsequent smoking (commonly known as the gateway effect)? Latest research conducted by Doctors Ruoyan Sun, David Mendez, and Kenneth Warner says it doesn’t result in young people taking up cigarette use.

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How Old Do You Have to Be to Vape in the UK & Worldwide?

The main reason people switch to vaping is because they see it as a healthier alternative and a means to quit smoking once and for all. Smoking leads to numerous health problems that degrade your lifestyle and worsen your physical condition. Thus, vaping has become a choice of many who enjoy nicotine but do not want to consume any other harmful substances that come with a cigarette. With the growing popularity of vaping in the UK and worldwide in recent years, some countries started regulating the market to make it... Read More

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What Is Synthetic Nicotine? Why Should You Care?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States has made a decision that will result in many electronic cigarette and e-liquid products becoming illegal to sell there. Manufacturers and retailers are up in arms, almost all ecig users are angry, but it appears as though a loophole may be exploited: enter ‘synthetic nicotine’.

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The Law: Can I Vape and Drive in the UK?

The UK Government introduced a ban on smoking in cars that are carrying children on 1 October, 2015. The law was poorly enforced, with many regional police forces not stopping anybody, but vapers reported that they were being stopped. We look at whether it is safe or legal to use an electronic cigarette while driving.

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Could UK Juice Flavours Be Banned?

UK electronic cigarette users love the wide variety of flavoured e-liquids, but what does the future hold for fruity, pastry, and sweet flavoured brands? The UK now has a new Parliamentary Under-Secretary in charge of vaping and the World Health Organization’s anti-vaping Conference looms. Global pressure is being applied on our Government to increase restrictions on vape juice – will we succumb?

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Changes For Vaping in the UK: 2021

Things have been very stable in the world of vaping for a number of years, but this is changing during the course of 2021. The ones that have been planned are welcomed and will maintain confidence in vape and eliquid products, but things are happening behind the scenes that might have a negative impact on British vapers.

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Worldwide Regulation of the Vaping Industry (Ultimate Guide)

*** Updated 18th January 2022 *** From a political and regulatory standpoint, vaping is easily one of the most divisive topics in the world. The vaping regulations of the region in which you live, in fact, may have a substantial influence on the way you feel about vaping. If you live in the United Kingdom, for instance, you probably see vaping as a less harmful alternative to smoking and recognise it as something that’s helping smokers quit – even if you don’t vape or smoke yourself.

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New Report To Direct Government Legislation on Electronic Cigarettes

The Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) charity works as the secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health (APPG). The members of this group have sent a report to government which includes its suggestions on how the United Kingdom should treat tobacco and electronic cigarettes. The government will be changing the laws later this year.

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How Lucky Are Vapers In The UK?

We take it for granted that vaping in the UK is accepted and that the politicians follow the e-cig evidence, but what is it like for people in other parts of the world? We might complain about bottle size from time to time, or that we can’t vape in a football stadium, but they are confiscating vaping equipment, fining and imprisoning vapers elsewhere.

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Workplace E-Cig Bans Reduce Smoking Cessation

A new study from researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds that adding vaping to a workplace smoking ban undermines smoking cessation attempts. Published in this month’s issue of Addiction journal, the authors findings ought to make employers pause for thought before discouraging staff from switching to vaping.