The Tax on Vaping: a cynical cash grab that punishes the poor

In an economically illiterate move that will no doubt have the tobacco industry jumping for joy, UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced a severe, and extremely complicated, tax on vaping. We've taken a look at the vaping tax proposals in more detail, and outline what the impact will look like.

Vape UK Backs the Call for a Vape Retailer Licensing Scheme

A licensing framework for the UK vape industry has been put forward to parliament this week. The scheme, which has been designed to allow Trading Standards to tackle the rise of illicit vapes and underage vape sales, would be the first of its kind in the UK. Many conscientious vape retailers, like ourselves, have been pushing the idea of a licensing scheme for years. Find out more about the framework, and how we feel it offers a far better solution than a ban on disposables.

What is the latest news on the disposable vape ban?

The UK government has announced that disposable vapes will be banned. Their reasons focus on tackling rises in youth vaping, and follow its consultation on smoking and vaping from last year. We explore the headlines, and bring you the latest news on why this ban is happening, how it will be implemented, and the implications for other vaping products.

Smoke No More in 2024

As the new year approaches, our minds turn to what we can do to make improvements to our lives. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to quit smoking for good, and see vast improvements to your health (and your bank balance), then we’re here to help. Switching smoking for vaping could just be the single most important thing you do for yourself in 2024.

Stoptober 2023 - stop smoking by switching to vaping

We are once again joining the Stoptober revolution in 2023 to help people who want to quit smoking get their best shot at succeeding. We've got amazing deals on four highly recommended starter kits to help you through your break up with smoking this October. Stop smoking, and good things happen!

The hidden horrors of fake vapes and how to avoid them

In this blog we uncover information about the prevalence of counterfeit vapes, their safety risks, and how to identify them.

Are disposable vapes being banned in the UK in 2024?

Single use vapes, such as Elf Bars and Lost Mary disposables could be banned on environmental and health grounds. We explore the reasons behind this demand from UK councils.

Tackling the illegal sale of vapes to minors

Are disposable vape bars getting into the wrong hands? Has youth vaping become an epidemic? These are the questions in the news at the moment. With the UK government unveiling new measures to combat the issue of vaping by minors, we wanted to take a look at the whole picture. How do we exploit the huge potential of vaping to help adults quit, while simultaneously stopping children from taking up vaping?