Tag: Teen

Is Bright Packaging Encouraging Children To Vape?

Is Bright Packaging Encouraging Children To Vape?

Education professionals and some people working in marketing believe that colourful packaging is driving young people into taking up vaping. National radio phone-in shows this week have heard similar comments – but does the UK have a teen vape crisis? What have education professionals said? A deputy head at a secondary school in Nottinghamshire has […]

ASH Clears the Air over Vaping

Ash Uk Clears The Air - Vape Misunderstandings

Anti-smoking charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has issued a briefing to clear up vaping misunderstandings held by officials, schools and parents. The document aims to counter concerns held over teen vaping and the use of vape kits in general. The submission has been welcomed by consumer charity the New Nicotine Alliance. What is […]

Extreme Measures to Stop Underage Vaping

Extreme Measures To Stop Underage Vaping

Approaches to prevent kids from vaping use abroad veer to the extreme – is this the direction the UK is heading in? America and Australia have taken to extreme measures to try to stop underage vaping. It has resulted in some terrible cases of abuse. As Scotland becomes the first place in the UK to […]

Is Vaping In UK Schools A Problem?

Is Vaping In Uk Schools A Problem?

“Anecdotal reports from teachers suggest that underage vaping is becoming increasingly common,” reports the Times Educational Supplement, a newspaper for educators. Research from Action on Smoking and Health suggests it isn’t a widespread issue, and researchers at University College London believe those who do vape aren’t at risk of smoking later in life. What did […]

Are Teenagers Vaping?

Are Teenagers Vaping?

While e-cigs are praised for the success they have in helping smokers quit, some vocal groups worry about vaping’s ability to ensnare teens and lead them on to smoking tobacco products. Electronic cigarettes have been roundly recognised as being a massive success in helping smokers to quit and driving down population smoking percentages at an […]

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