E-Cigarette Users In UK Tripled To 2.1 million

hc-ed-e-cig-blumenthal-tries-to-ban-marketing--001Recent studies on e-cigarette use conducted by several agencies has exposed several facts out. A study says that the population of e-cig users in UK will equate its conventional cigarette counterparts by 2018.

The agency said that the number of e-cigarette users tripled from 700,000 to 2.1million between 2012 and 2014 and the number of smokers has fallen from almost a quarter of adults in 2007 to 18 per cent. The transition is being seen as more conventional cigarette users trying e-cigarette.

In United Kingdom, around 100,000 people lose their lives each year due to smoking, and average life expectancy of a smoker is 10 years less than that of a non-smoker. For those who have been failed in quitting smoking, e-cigarettes offer an alternative.


Nicotine is the end product of conventional smoking which is the by-product of combustion that actually kills. This is where e-cigarette and vaping kits comes at rescue. Study supports that e-cigarettes offer the potential to massively reduce the devastating effects that cigarettes can have on smokers and their kins.

As per the research papers:

‘While the e-cigarette market is still growing, there are still a lot of sceptics who don’t trust the ingredients and worry about the possibility of them glamourising smoking.’

Recently, two separate reports surfaced accusing the World Health Organization of exaggerating the dangers e-cigarettes pose. British Medical Journal reported that for every million smokers who turned to e-cigarettes, 6,000 premature deaths would be prevented each year.

Researchers believe that the upcoming changes to e-cigarette regulations could mean that more people become vapers, eventually matching – or even outnumbering – the number of smokers.

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