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Scotland’s Chief Minister has previously announced consultations on a possible ban on disposable vapes. This may influence both the vape manufacturers, vape distributors and vape users .
According to report from heraldscotland on October 24, Scotland is one of the place with highest smoking rates in the UK. 14.8% of adult Scots smoke, which is higher than the UK national average of 13.3%.
Smoking has a serious impact on Scots’ health, with around 250 deaths per 100,000 people in Scotland due to smoking in 2021, according to Public Health Scotland. But Scotland plans to achieve a smoke-free Scotland by 2034 (with smoking rates at 5% or less).
In early September, Scotland’s First Minister announced a consultation on a possible ban on disposable vapes. The issue has now continued in the form of a wide-ranging consultation in the UK, which includes significantly restricting options for vaping products. 43% of smokers or ex-smokers in Scotland use vapes as a quitting tool, and 71% say vapes help achieve a smoke-free life.
Shocking data released in August 2023 by the public health organization Action on Smoking and Health showed that while 94% of smokers knew about vapes, 40% mistakenly believed that vapes were as harmful as smoking, or even more harmful. It’s a worrying trend, with misconceptions increasing by 60% since 2019.
It has been recognized that vaping products are less harmful than traditional cigarettes.
Moreover, disposable vaporizer produce vapor instead of smoke. It tends to have a less noticeable and lingering odor compared to the strong smell associated with cigarette smoke.
In addition, vapes has more flavors choice. People can choose various options. They have potential help for the smokers transit away from the traditional cigarettes taste.
In some place where smoking is prohibited, using vapes may be more socially acceptable than cigarettes.
Therefore, we do not advice totally prohibit disposable vaping devices.