Vapouround magazine VAPER-EXPO-SHOWGUIDEOCTOBER - Page 47

1,000,000 The number of people who have attempted to quit smoking through the Stoptober initiative. The day the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee published the latest UK report urging MPs to further endorse vaping and loosen the strings on some vape regulation. Among the report’s recommendations were tax breaks for vaping products; allowing wider use of vaping in public places and creating a streamlined process to medically license vaping products. But there is still work to be done … 17 AU G U ST 7 MILLION The number of smokers in the UK today. 12.6 BILLION The estimated cost of smoking to British society according to PHE: £2.5 BILLION - NHS £1.4 BILLION £8.6 BILLION - Social Care - Lost Productivity THE VAPER EXPO | 47