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.

How Vape UK enforces age verification to combat youth vaping

We’ve always taken our responsibility to keep vaping products out of the hands of minors extremely seriously. With the latest addition of in-store Biometrics, we’re stepping up our age verification to the next level.

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.

Vapes on a plane - a guide to travelling and vaping abroad in 2023

Learn all about travelling restrictions with vaping products and see which countries have banned vaping or made it illegal.

How to make your disposable vape pen last longer

This guide will teach you how to get the most puffs out of every disposable, why some vape pens don't last as long as others, and how to measure puff count.

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?