Tobacco Giant’s Anti-Smoking Advert Under The Spotlight

Phillip Morris Anti-Smoking Advert Under The Spotlight

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, Philip Morris, has placed an anti-smoking advertisement in some newspapers in the UK. The company owns the Marlboro brand, and the ad it has published promotes the company’s “ambition to stop selling cigarettes in the United Kingdom.” In what can only be described as a complete U-turn, the […]

Grimm Green & OhmBoyOC – Rocket Blast Review

Grimm Green & OhmBoyOC - Rocket Blast Review 2018

It’s time for two huge names in the industry to come to the table with their own e-liquid. Grimm Green is a name familiar to anyone that is anyone in the vape industry and OhmboyOC is another that will be familiar to many. This is not Grimm Greens first juice to be released but I […]

M-Terk E-Liquids Review

M-Terk E-Liquid Review 2018

M-Terk – E-Liquid Review So I don’t normally buy into these juices made by the vape famous but there was something about these M-Terk liquids that made me want to try them out. Maybe it was the delightful sounding flavour profiles, or was I fanboying a little after having some of his industry famous coils […]

Committee of MPs call for scrap on vaping ban in public places

MP's call to scrap vaping ban in public places

MPs in an all party select committee on science and technology have published their long awaited report into vaping and are calling on the government to scrap the ban on vaping in public places, including on trains and buses. The report states that the government is missing out on the opportunity to cut deaths related […]

MPs urge the NHS to make E-Cigarettes the safe and convenient choice

Mps urge the NHS to promote E-Cigarettes

Smoking kills – and it costs the NHS an estimated £2 billion a year. But in a new report by the Parliamentary Science and Technology committee, MPs say that the NHS is turning a blind eye to the options for using vaping as a viable smoking cessation tool. According to the Office for National Statistics, […]

Number of Older Smokers in the UK Increase For the First Time In Years

Number of older smokers in the UK increase for the first time in years

Reasons for growing numbers of adult smokers in the UK Recent research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has highlighted that smoking rates for older adults grew from 16.1% in 2016 to 16.8% in 2017, which is a reversal of the downward trend that had consistently been seen for many years. These stats were […]

Vape Tax Proposals Could Hit Britain’s 2.9 Million Vapers

Vape Tax Proposals Could Hit Britain's 2.9 Million Vapers

The Conservative government has pledged to find an additional £20 Billion for the NHS, for which sadly somewhat unsurprisingly it seems their initial instinct is to find new ways to tax people for their pleasures.  As a part of the so-called “sin tax”, the current proposals suggest a tax which would see the estimated 2.9 […]

Hospital Vaping Areas; A Success Story?

No Smoking - No Vaping UK Hospitals

Ever since the UK smoking ban in 2007 smoking has, of course, been strictly prohibited inside hospitals, with small dedicated smoking areas being set up outside buildings. More recently, the government has been attempting to initiate policies to move towards a smoke-free environment for the entirety of NHS premises. However, this is proving challenging. Colchester […]