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    Despite turmoil, UK succeeds with smoking strategy

    “The most comprehensive review of vaping risks to date confirms the United Kingdom is backing the right horse when it comes to smoking cessation,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates). Commissioned by the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities, the research was…

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  • Vaping success in the UK, strong reason to follow

    Vaping success in the UK, strong reason to follow

    “Smoking in Britain is dramatically falling, largely because adults keen to quit have been able to switch to considerably less harmful vaping,” says Nancy Loucas, Executive Coordinator of CAPHRA (Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates). Her comments come as the UK’s Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has released…

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  • UK Vaping Laws – What You Need To Know

    UK Vaping Laws – What You Need To Know

    Vaping is undoubtedly growing in popularity in the UK and beyond – with 2.7 million vapers in England alone – as it helps more and more people to stop smoking and start vaping. Public Health England says vaping is far less harmful to your health than smoking and is a…

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  • Source: 1account The first of the machines in the trial has been installed in the Leicester branch of specialist vape retailer Ecigwizard

    Vape vending machines coming to UK grocery stores in trial

    Age verification tech business 1account has launched a vape vending machine, which will appear in grocery stores this spring. The first of the machines has been installed in the Leicester branch of specialist vape retailer Ecigwizard as part of a 12-month trial, which will also see them appear at “a household name…

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  • The Vape Clinic was introduced to meet growing demand for stop smoking services as access to local services and vaping retailers massively reduced during pandemic lockdowns

    Vaping Clinic offers service to help Lanarkshire smokers quit for good

    A vaping retailer with shops across Lanarkshire has launched a valuable new service to help people quit smoking for good. The VPZ Vape Clinic service is now available across the company’s entire retail estate, offering those smokers looking to transform their health and wellbeing in the new year a dedicated,…

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  • E-cigarettes could be prescribed on the NHS in world first

    Medical regulator to work with manufacturers to assess safety and effectiveness of products Move supports government ambition for England to be smoke-free by 2030 and to reduce stark health disparities in smoking rates E-cigarettes could be prescribed on the NHS in England to help people stop smoking tobacco products, as…

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    Marlboro maker Philip Morris could stop selling cigarettes in UK

    Tobacco giant Philip Morris has said it could stop selling cigarettes in the UK in 10 years’ time as it focuses on alternatives, such as heated tobacco. The move would mean that the firm’s flagship Marlboro brand would disappear from British shops. The firm also indicated it would welcome a…

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  • UK Health Agency Reaffirms the Power of Vaping to Help Smokers Quit

    UK Health Agency Reaffirms the Power of Vaping to Help Smokers Quit

    On June 25, the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new draft guidelines encouraging health care professionals to disseminate clear and up-to-date information for smokers who want to use vapes to quit cigarettes. Developed with the help of Public Health England (PHE), the UK’s leading health agency,…

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  • Harrogate vape shop sees record numbers looking to quit smoking

    Harrogate vape shop sees record numbers looking to quit smoking

    Upon re-opening, the firm’s Harrogate store on Beulah Street saw record sales in its ‘New to Vaping’ kits, representing its largest ever uptake. The forced closure of vaping stores during lockdown has meant that smokers have not been able to access advice and products to help them stop smoking. Now, VPZ…

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    Free e-cigarettes for smokers in A&E trial

    Smokers attending emergency departments will be given free e-cigarettes and taught how to use them, in a trial designed to help people quit. Patients will be offered a device, enough e-liquid supplies for a week, and referral to local smoking-cessation services, alongside medical advice. Hospitals in Norfolk, London, Leicester and…

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