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First UK Vape Company to Float on Stock Market
 

First UK Vape Company to Float on Stock Market

Makers of the KiK and 88vape eliquid brands is set to become the first vape company to float on the stock market. Manchester-based Supreme, which also sells vaping hardware, batteries and light bulbs, plans to float on AIM, London’s junior stock market in May. Vape...
Government Accuses PMI Over iQOS Newsagent Adverts
 

Government Accuses PMI Over iQOS Newsagent Adverts

The UK government has accused tobacco giant Philip Morris of unacceptable behaviour by using adverts to promote its heat-not-burn product, iQOS. An investigation by the Daily Telegraph claimed the tobacco company was supplying newsagents across the UK with sale...
Lead and Heavy Metals Study Data Not Representative Says Doctor
 

Lead and Heavy Metals Study Data Not Representative Says Doctor

Ecigarette Studies Don’t Replicate Use in the Real World A doctor has claimed a recent study that suggests lead and other toxic heavy metals are present in vapour and possibly heating coils from ecigarettes does not represent vaping in real-life situations....
 

Phillip Morris Invests in Further Smokeless As UK Smoker Numbers Decline

Phillip Morris International is Putting a Lot Behind the Future of Smokeless Tobacco Back in February the company announced a definite shift towards a smokeless future with a push behind it’s IQOS smokeless devices which heat a stick of tobacco to 300 degrees rather...
Phillip Morris – the Future is Smokeless, But Not Ecigarettes
 

Phillip Morris – the Future is Smokeless, But Not Ecigarettes

While the sale of traditional cigarettes declines, Philip Morris International (PMI) is looking to ecigarettes and specifically its ‘heat not burn’ smokeless product IQOS as the future of its business. As global governments continue to make smoking regulations ever...
Stoptober Campaign Backs Ecigs
 

Stoptober Campaign Backs Ecigs

Following last year’s Stoptober campaign ecigarettes and vaping proved the most successful aid to help smokers stub out the habit, with 53% of people using them and the newest campaign is now backing them. The number of smokers in Britain has reached its lowest point...