The Netherlands are the latest country to come out with plans to impose a ban on flavoured vape juice, other than Tobacco flavours. This is due to come into effect on January 1st 2023, but the plot thickened a bit more on this supposed ban with the Netherlands Government imposing even more restrictions on the substances what can be used in vape juice, and it raises the question of if it would even be viable to make a vape juice recipe out of these listed substances
Category Archives: Vaping News
Vaping Health Studies and Research, Vaping News
Is the UK heading towards an underage vaping ‘Epidemic’ like the USA?
The current state of youth vaping in the UK is something that seems to be getting more and more attention from the media and news outlets. And the reports from reliable, reputable sources are showing that youth vaping in the UK is at an all time high with the reason for this being one thing; Disposable vapes.
The question in topic of this article is that is the UK heading towards a “youth vape epidemic” like what the USA experienced in 2018-2020? I’m going to look in to similarities of the current state here and what it was like in America, what needs to be done to combat this and what could happen if intervention doesn’t happen soon.
Safety & Regulations, Vaping News
A Licence to Sell: Would it be good or bad for the future of Vaping?
Back in 2021, UKVIA made a suggestion in a publication that premises should require a licence to sell vape related products in a bid to combat the above mentioned from continuing to happen. In this article, I’m going to look at whether this would be a good or a bad thing if it was imposed, and whether or not it would actually work.
One of the recommendations was for more deprived area’s with limited Stop Smoking services to receive vouchers from Stop Smoking services, or their GP’s that they can use in a vape shop to get themselves a vaping starter kit to get them on the path to stop smoking. And recently, a local Council teamed up with a vape shop in Norfolk offering such service.
New Zealand embarked on a mission way back in March 2011 to get New Zealand Smoke Free by 2025. This being accomplished by less than 5% of New Zealand’s entire population being smokers. A bold statement but something that looks to be gaining traction to actually being achieved.
Belgium’s Superior Health Council are now advocating the use of e cigarettes as a tool for quitting smoking, and I feel it’s about time this advocation was given by the higher powers of a country regarding vaping! They believe people who use e cigarettes exclusively to give up smoking will help decrease the number of people suffering from smoking related diseases.
The crackdown continues across the country on shops selling counterfeit disposable vapes, as well as supplying to underage users.
As of August 1st 2022, Romania has once again increased taxes on vaping products, as well as tobacco products and heated tobacco products.
Counterfeit products have been a thing for as long as I can remember. Everything is counterfeited or cloned these days, from clothing, to trainers, to handbags and now more so, vape related products
Explanation of Nic Salts
Nicotine salts are Vape Juice created with the same type of nicotine found in the tobacco plant. A natural form of nicotine that is then blended with the core ingredients to make the E-Liquid.