News analysis / United Kingdom

UK NHS trusts show progress with PHE vaping guidelines

3rd June 2019 | News analysis |

Public Health England (PHE) found that there is a “steady progress” in National Health Service Trusts becoming smoke-free environments, and the organisation has welcomed the policies that some hospitals are implementing on creating designated vaping areas.

BAT announces two new e-cig models with new blade technology

28th December 2018 | News analysis |

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.

Juul advances UK presence in deal with major supermarket chain

30th November 2018 | News analysis |

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.