US bill limits pods to 20mg

A US congressman has introduced a bill that would limit e-cigarette pods to 20mg of nicotine Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (Illinois) introduced the bill on Monday. The bill is the ‘END ENDS Act’, which stands for ‘End Nicotine Dependence from Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Act’. It will also allow the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to lower the limit even…

#VapeNews July 22 2019

Three big stories you might have missed over the weekend Unreasonable Claims A recent study claiming e-cigarettes increase the risk of heart attack “ignored crucial information on timing,” a new report claims. The study published by the Journal of the American Heart Associations claimed that vapers were twice as likely to report heart attacks compared with subjects who had never…

News: TPD comes under fire from pro-vape groups and health experts in Europe

The EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has come under fire from two separate groups within Europe, including health experts in Switzerland, calling for an amendment to vaping regulations. Representatives from the Independent European Vape Alliance (IEVA) along with exhibition organisers, Vapitaly, have registered a citizens’ initiative with the European Commission (EC) – ‘Let’s demand smarter vaping regulation!’ – which calls…

National No Smoking Day 2019: We hit the streets to speak to vapers in Derby

This National No Smoking Day, Vapouround’s Lucy MacKinnon  took to the streets of Derby and visited our flagship vape shop to speak to vapers about their experiences #makingtheswitch. “I started vaping about a year and a half ago for stress-related reasons. I was an occasional smoker before but the only reason I didn’t smoke a lot was because I [had]…

News| Homeless people are receptive to e-cigarettes but face ‘barriers to use’

Homeless people in the UK are receptive to e-cigarettes but face considerable barriers to use, according to a new study. Researchers at the Centre for Addictive Behaviours Research at London South Bank University [LSBU] questioned 283 adults from four areas of the UK about their smoking habits and quit attempts. High levels of nicotine dependence were observed and while most…