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Is ‘Smokeless Tobacco’ the same as ‘Vaping’?

Wednesday, 15th November 2017

You may have seen the Daily Mail’s recent coverage of a study claiming that smokeless tobacco products are just as bad for the heart as cigarettes are. The study is absolutely right. But vaping—inhaling (nicotine-optional) vaporised liquids—contains no tobacco at all. So is vaping as bad as cigarettes? Let’s skip the hassle: NO. Vaping is […]

Cigarettes: a pain in the butt for the environment.

Wednesday, 18th October 2017

Environmental organisation Keep Britain Tidy has revealed that cigarette butts are the most littered item in England. In fact, cigarette litter can be found in 99% of streets in town centres, highlighting the endemic nature of the problem.  Public Health England has stated that over 7 million adults in England smoke, which represents 16.9% of […]

BPS encourages the use of e-cigarettes as quit smoking method

Wednesday, 11th October 2017

The British Psychological Society (BPS) has urged a widespread promotion for e-cigarettes to be encouraged as a cessation aid for quitting smoking. Their report Changing Behaviour: Electronic Cigarettes’ recently published goes into great detail as to why e-cigarettes should be endorsed to help smokers switch to vaping and quit cigarettes altogether. E-cigarettes were the most […]

Vapourlites welcomes a change of name to Vapour.com

Wednesday, 04th October 2017

Vapourlites are absolutely thrilled to announce our new re-brand, changing our name from Vapourlites, to vapour.com (VAPOUR), dropping the ‘lites’. The move comes as the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) 2014, questions the use of the term ‘light’ or ‘lites’ which describes cigarettes or e-cigarettes by retailers. It is therefore to be replaced or removed and […]

Quit smoking campaign, Stoptober promotes e-cigarettes with new advert

Friday, 22nd September 2017

Just over one week until the annual Stoptober 2017 campaign begins, an initiative run by the NHS, where almost 1 million people have quit smoking cigarettes. A new television advert which encourages the use of e-cigarettes to help an individual kick the dirty habit is to be launched by Public Health England, and the first […]

The relationship between smoking and mental health

Wednesday, 13th September 2017

Following from World Suicide Prevention on Sunday 10th September, Vapourlites sought to find out the relationship between smoking and mental health problems in the UK, particularly depression. In the UK, 1 in 4 people admit experiencing a mental health problem each year, and in England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health […]

New research: Young who try e-cigarettes don’t vape regularly

Thursday, 31st August 2017

A new study has found that e-cigarette experimentation among young people doesn’t turn into regular use. The number of young people vaping regularly, who have never smoked before, are still remain distinctly low. The study, part-funded by Cancer Research UK, collated data from five surveys that questioned more than 60,000 young people in total, aged […]

UK Social Smokers Survey

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Feature image credit: Onceinchpunch/ Shutterstock. Although only 15.5% of the British population identify themselves as a smoker, a larger number of Brits claim they like to smoke from time to time, without necessarily becoming addicted to cigarettes, or labelling themselves as a full-time smoker.   This category of smokers is labelled ‘social smokers’ and the […]

Vapour.com e-cigarettes officially deemed compliant by MHRA

Friday, 04th August 2017

18 e-cigarette products sold and distributed by vapour.com has officially been ‘declared’ by the MHRA – which means all the products have been medically certified and approved by the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency). The MHRA website has listed authorisation of e-cigarettes as under the TPD (Tobacco Products Directive), and is the ‘responsibility […]

Government say: “Let workers vape in the office”

Friday, 21st July 2017

According to a new Government plan to combat smoking, ministers have suggested that people should be allowed to vape in the office, and enclosed public spaces, in order to encourage vaping rather than smoking tobacco products. The Government have announced that they intend to implement a “smoke free generation”, with a series of new targets set to […]

Will Success Escape Those Who Smoke?

Thursday, 20th July 2017

Per a report by NHS Digital (2017), the price of tobacco has increased by 90% in the last 10 years and subsequently tobacco has become 27% less affordable. However, this hasn’t stopped Brits across the country from purchasing cigarettes, as 2.4 million people continue to light up. Yet, it appears smoking may cost an individual […]

Despite steady decline, British children still fall prey to the lure of cigarettes

Thursday, 06th July 2017

Over the past few years, UK smoking rates have lowered across the board and today they continue to fall. Currently, 15.5% of adults in England smoke; down from 16.9% in 2015. However, smoking cigarettes retains prominence in several regions across the UK and affects people from all walks of life – including children. NEW DATA […]

What do office workers think about smoking?

Thursday, 29th June 2017

Most office-based employers, regardless of their stature and industry, have a number of workers who smoke. Their tendency to smoke may be used as a coping mechanism to handle work-related stress and pressures. Many employers therefore willingly allow workers who smoke to do so whenever they get the urge. Whilst it may seem like a […]

Number of deaths attributable to smoking in the UK

Friday, 23rd June 2017

Analysis of ‘Statistics on Smoking: England (2017)’ reveals the number of deaths attributable to smoking in different towns/cities across the UK, per 100,000 of the local population. Overall, their figures showed that there were an estimated 79,100 deaths attributable to smoking in in 2015. Of those deaths: 54% were cancer-related (lung, cervical, bladder cancer etc), […]

New Vapourlites Website Launches

Thursday, 08th June 2017

Welcome to the brand-new launch of Vapourlites, providing you with the highest quality e-cigarettes and e-liquids, made here in the UK. From high quality mods and coils to kick-start your switch from smoking to vaping, our new website will be an easy way of navigating your switch, to best cater your needs. And what’s more, […]

E-cigarettes have helped 1.5million quit smoking

Monday, 08th May 2017

For the first time ever, e-cigarettes has helped 1.5million vapers quit smoking, compared to 1.3million people who still smoke traditional tobacco.

How effective is standardised plain packaging likely to be?

Tuesday, 02nd May 2017

One of the biggest restrictions from the directive includes ensuring all manufactures cigarettes have standardised plain packaging. How Effective Is Standardised Plain Packaging Likely To Be?

New data assesses smoking habits across US states

Wednesday, 19th April 2017

Vapourlites has mapped the smoking habits across US states, finding 5 out of the top 10 highest smoking states are in the top 10 for cancer deaths.