New data released by the Scottish government based on research looking at a dozen surveys puts current vaping use somewhere between 5% and 13.2%, and shows use has been increasing over time
Vaping remains a very divisive topic in Scotland despite recent data showing the country continues to have the highest smoking rate in the UK
The Scottish government has opened a public consultation on the potential tightening of its rules for advertising and promoting vaping products
A new survey reveals that 80% of Europeans who switched to e-cigarettes to quit their habit have succeeded
Around half Scotland’s health community would allow vaping in hospital grounds, a survey found. But there was a call for a review of the advice supporting e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation tool
World No Tobacco Day provides an opportunity to consider the approach that public health authorities, policymakers, and advocates around the world have towards the role of tobacco-alternatives products
What impact could Boris Johnson’s return to 10 Downing Street – and subsequent uncoupling from the EU – have on the UK vapour industry?
Amid all the alarm about vaping, a new study has found that smokers, particularly women, showed significant improvement in vascular health within a month of switching to e-cigarettes
New data has been published by UK anti-smoking charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) to show that there are now half as many vapers in the UK as smokers, with 3.6million people vaping compared to 7.2m smokers in 2018 – and the majority of those vapers are ex-smokers.
British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced the launch of two new models of electronic cigarette that will be added to the company’s vaping portfolio.
The devices, called iSwitch and iSwitch Maxx, are the first to use efficient puretech blade technology, rather than the traditional coil and wick heating system.
One of Britain’s largest vape store chains has been named as the fastest-growing private company in Scotland. Vaporized was placed 24th in an annual list of the UK’s 100 fastest-growing companies
Controversial US vaping firm Juul Labs has secured a deal to sell its vaping product in one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains.
The most publicised player in the US e-cigarette market started selling its vaping product in its UK stores in early November but now Juul will also be available in Sainsbury’s stores.
Four companies have been chosen to provide the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) with e-cigarettes and e-liquids in closed pods. Prisoners will be offered free vaping starter kits from late September
The Scottish government will consult on a range of new regulations for reduced-risk products, including further restrictions on e-cig advertising, banning some flavours in Hnb products, and banning their public use
New endorsements from public bodies in the UK could move e-cigarettes a step closer to being offered on prescription by NHS doctors as aids to quitting smoking
Vaping has contributed to significant increases in quitting conventional cigarettes, according to new statistics from a government body.
Scotland’s Health Act has come into effect, compelling retailers to register if they intend to continue to sell e-cigarette products in the country.
Ireland and the Isle of Man hope to cut down on prison violence – and the smoking of nicotine patches and tea-bags by inmates – by following the UK in allowing vaping in jail.
Scotland’s government is to launch a consultation over plans to regulate advertising and marketing of e-cigarettes more tightly than in the rest of the UK.
While few European medical bodies have provided guidance on e-cigarettes for general practitioners, the British Heart Foundation is hoping to fill that gap in the UK through a new study.
Public vaping bans run contrary to best science and may have negative effects on public health, undermining efforts to combat smoking, according to a report by several leading academics.
A new e-liquid flavour is targeting one of the narrowest niches yet addressed by the e-cigarette industry: fans of the Scottish soft drink Irn-Bru.
A new study has shown some relation between e-cigarette point-of-sale (POS) advertising and youth uptake of e-cigs. But the authors urge people to not jump to conclusions because of the results.
New age restrictions for e-cigarette products have created some confusion over enforcement and best practice for UK retailers, both online and offline.