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Our Head of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Bryn Rees, thought it was time to set some clarity on recent news reports that are not only affecting smokers’ decisions to switch to vaping during this core Stoptober month but may also be providing pause for thought for existing vapers.
You may have heard some rather alarming news from across the Atlantic, as our friends in the US grapple with a spate of severe respiratory illnesses being linked with ‘vaping’. But, as ever, the truth behind the headlines is rather different.
You have a teenager? Let’s face it teenagers naturally want to experiment, particularly when it comes to drugs and alcohol, this isn’t new news and we were all teenagers once ourselves – but in the world of social media and online pressures, parents need to be on high alert to keep ahead of their kids. And just as you feel like you’ve informed yourself on the things you want to educate your children on, something new comes along and you’re left scratching your head.
At JAC Vapour, we welcome this latest endorsement of e cigarettes as the massive public health and harm reduction opportunity they represent. Yet again, Public Health England are showing global leadership in forging a path towards full acceptance of vaping as a useful and effective tool in the battle against continued tobacco use. They once again reiterate that vaping is at least 95% safer than smoking.
If you're heading off on your holidays this summer, travel insurance, packing and getting your currency may be the first things you consider. But here's why you should be thinking about your electronic cigarette too.
This year, our industry has undergone some of the most radical changes in its history, with the implementation of the EU-wide Tobacco Products Directive. But what do these changes mean for you?
In May this year, the UK government implemented its version of the Tobacco Products Directive. These new laws, The Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016, have resulted in many changes to our industry, particularly for retailers.
With the recent Leave vote in the EU referendum, you may be left wondering how this will affect the new TPD rules which came into force in May. Our Regulatory and Compliance Manager, Bryn Rees, has the answers.
2016 will see the implementation of Tobacco Products Directive throughout Europe, and specifically in the UK. Once transposed into UK law, these new rules will affect the sale and use of tobacco and tobacco-related products, including e-cigarettes across the UK. In the second of our series of TPD related articles we look at what the Tobacco Products Directive will mean for UK e-cigarette companies.
This year sees the introduction of the Tobacco Products Directive throughout Europe. This new set of rules will affect the sale and use of tobacco and tobacco-related products, including e-cigarettes, in all member states. In the first of our series of TPD related articles we look at what the TPD means for vapers.
Scottish Ministers have this week called for national guidance on the risks and benefits of using e-cigarettes, at the same time as backing new restrictions on their sale. The Health Committee at Holyrood has also put their backing behind a legally enforceable ban on smoking in certain areas of hospital grounds. Continue reading →
You’d be forgiven for missing it, but summer has arrived at last, which means it’s holiday time for many vapers. Last year we put together a short list of Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to travelling abroad with your e cigarette. This year, we thought it might be useful to look at some of the more popular holiday destinations and what that means for vapers. Continue reading →
JAC Vapour were asked the following questions by The Wall Street Journal regarding the future of e-cigs against proposed regulation via the TPD in 2016 and the possibility of a black market emerging. Here are our answers;
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JAC Vapour welcomes the sensible e-cigarette advertising restrictions that CAP have outlined today (October 9th 2014).
One of the great advantages of vaping instead of smoking (other than the obvious health and financial benefits) is that it frees the user from laws surrounding smoking in public places. I don’t think anyone would argue against the public health benefits the smoking ban has delivered, but as vaping doesn’t have the same association with passive smoking, the user should feel comfortable vaping around other people. That’s not to say, however, that blowing great plumes of vapour into someone’s face is generally to be encouraged.