UKVIA Delivers Scathing Budget Comment

March 14, 2024 by

UKVIA Delivers Scathing Budget Comment

Disposable vapes help smokers quit, saving money and lives. The UK government's plan to tax e-liquid is criticized as punishing vapers trying to quit smoking. The new tax rates will start on October 1, 2026, with varying amounts based on nicotine strength. Smoking kills 7 million annually, while vaping is a healthier alternative. The government is urged to enforce laws preventing vape sales to children rather than taxing vapers. Experts fear a black market surge and loss of life if vapers switch back to smoking. Vaping benefits public health and saves the NHS money, making discouraging it a short-sighted move.

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“Disgusted”—Consumers, Harm Reductionists React to UK Vape Tax

The UK government has infuriated advocates with the announcement of a new vape tax, aiming to disco…

12.90% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 7.2 million current smokers in United Kingdom 14.60% of men are current smokers but only 11.20% of women.



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expert reaction to letter to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay, from the Health and Social Care Committee about imposing heavier restrictions on disposable vapes to limit child use

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Claim that vaping is as dangerous as smoking ‘undermines NHS campaign’

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