E-cigarette market booming by 2023

The e-cigarette market is set to witness its highest global growth by 2023, according to recent market research. The flourishing industry was valued at an astonishing $11.5 billion last year and is expecting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.6 percent between 2019 and 2024, P&S Intelligence reports. P&S have attributed this whopping market growth to increased global awareness…

News: Only 29 percent of GPs and pharmacists believe e-cigarettes are “very effective” as a quit-smoking aid

New survey data sheds light on the continuing scepticism of e-cigarettes among healthcare professionals, despite the NHS and Public Health England (PHE) endorsing them as a smoking cessation tool. In a survey conducted by Research Now Group, 500 GPs and pharmacists were asked to detail their levels of knowledge about e-cigarettes, as well as their attitudes toward the product and…

News: Nearly half of the UK’s local authorities no longer offer a stop smoking service

A staggering 44 percent of local authorities do not offer smokers a specialist smoking cessation service, a report from Action on Health and Smoking (ASH) and Cancer Research UK has found. The report, ‘A Changing Landscape: Stop smoking services and tobacco control in England,’ found that between 2014/15 and 2017/18 total spending by local authorities on stop smoking services and…