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THE STATS THE STATE OF VAPING IN THE UK We’re here, we made it! Congratulations to every brand and business who has succeeded in pulling off two epic displays and experiences for both 2018 shows. Unless you’ve had your head in the clouds, you’ll notice it’s been a mammoth year for vaping with new trends, inspiring debates and fresh approaches emerging on the worldwide vape scene. Here’s how things are shaping up for vaping closer to home. 3.2 MILLION PEOPLE NOW VAPE IN THE UK 2018 2017 27% 22% 27 percent of smokers believe vaping to be safer than smoking this year, compared with 22 percent in 2017, the research also shows. Research from YouGov and King’s College London, commissioned by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), 1 YEAR shows the number of people using It’s been one year since PHE publicly backed e-cigarettes in the UK this year vaping as a means of smoking cessation in the surpassed the three million mark. 2017 Stoptober campaign. 40% DUAL USERS 46 | THE VAPER EXPO