Electric Tobacconist UK

Pretty young hipster woman in black hat vape ecig, vaping device at the sunset. Toned image 06/06/2018

The Essential Beginners Guide to Vaping

Don’t know your mods from your tanks and coils? Never fear — here’s your own beginners guide to vaping! Most people have only known about vaping for a few years. The industry is still in its infancy and there’s still a lot to learn — on all sides. In fact, Public Health England said earlier this year that there’s a substantial amount of misunderstanding about e-cigarettes, and that it’s leading to around 40% of smokers not even trying them. It’s a critical health issue: smoking kills around half those who... Read More

Vapers gathered to protest the introduction of new laws that would treat vaping like smoking 21/05/2018

What New Vaping Laws Should You Be Aware Of?

New vaping laws are coming in all the time, or being amended, as this relatively new industry grows. Developments happen quick and fast in the vaping industry. This is because it hasn’t been around all that long and only really took off in the last few years, as rising numbers of people found out about e-cigarettes and started using them. Of course, the industry has soared to new heights as smokers discover they could use vape gear to successfully, and finally, get off deadly tobacco. Since then, governments around the... Read More


We Need To Talk About Gamucci

Dear Gamucci user, You will have no doubt noticed that our stock of Gamucci products has been greatly limited over the past few months. Sadly, the company that owns Gamucci has run into financial difficulties and is no longer able to offer us a consistent supply of stock. This has had an impact on the level of service we provide to our customers, many of whom have been disappointed that we have been unable to reach our usual standards of service. It is for this reason that we have taken... Read More

international exhibition and conference of VAPE-industry 14/05/2018

UK Vape Events to Look Out for Later This Year

Want to share your love of vaping with like-minded people at huge events? Here are the best UK vape events to consider attending in the rest of 2018. The increasing popularity of vaping means there’s lot of great UK vape events to attend — and this year, it seems as though there are more than ever. Going to one or more is a fantastic way to learn about this fast-developing sector, pick up vaping tips and explore the growing number of innovate vape products coming onto the market. So, here... Read More

View from the side of a young man smoking an e-cigarette as he drives his car on an urban street 07/05/2018

Is It Illegal to Vape and Drive in the UK?

Recent media reports about e-cigs and vehicles have many people wondering whether it’s illegal to vape and drive in the UK. Here, we give you the answers. Earlier this year, newspaper headlines screamed that people could be fined thousands of pounds if they were caught vaping while behind the wheel. This caused alarm among the many people who use e-cigarettes, including when they’re driving. The public was left scratching their heads and wondering: is it illegal to vape and drive in the UK? But the breathless headlines that mainly appeared... Read More

young beautiful girl enjoys electronic cigarette the Sunny weather 02/05/2018

VApril Helping to Drive UK to a Smoke-Free Nation

All over the UK during VApril, people were giving up smoking by vaping instead. VApril, by all accounts, was a roaring success. The first ever vaping awareness and education month was designed to give a boost to the booming e-cigarette sector and spread the word that vaping is far healthier than smoking — and one of the best ways of kicking the unhealthy habit for good. Organised by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), a group of vaping manufacturers, distributors and retailers (of which Electric Tobacconist is a member), VApril... Read More

man in a sky blue polo talking to the sales lady inside an electronic cigarette store 16/04/2018

How British Vape Shops Are Helping to Stub Out Smoking

Our vape shops do more than just sell vaping gear. It turns out that all those vape shops you see popping up all over the place are not just selling e-cigarettes and thousands of e-liquids, but are acting as a sort of one-stop support shop for people desperately trying to quit smoking. That’s according to new research from the University of East Anglia, which we’ll get to in a moment. First, to get an idea of smoking’s hold over people, it’s worthwhile knowing that, on average, it can take up... Read More

supporters of VPpril holding a streamer saying the "Take the #VAprilChallenge" 10/04/2018

VApril Is Here — and Electric Tobacconist Is Proud to Support It

It’s time to get out and shout about the huge benefits of vaping over smoking! It’s vaping month all over the UK in April, as the country has its first ever vaping awareness and education campaign, designed to help get people off cigarettes and keep them that way. Here at Electric Tobacconist, we’re thrilled to see this happening and we support all efforts to stub out deadly smoking for good. VApril, a combination of “vaping” and “April” is, the brainchild of one of the country’s main representative bodies, the UK... Read More

Modern vaporiser versus old tobacco cigarette in smoke cloud 09/04/2018

From UK Prisons to Hospitals, Vaping Is Kicking Smoking’s Butt

We are heading towards a smoke-free UK — and e-cigarettes are at the forefront of efforts. It’s official: smoking is being stubbed out all over the UK. Rates of smoking are down to a record low, as more people find ways of successfully ditching tobacco for good, including with electronic cigarettes. Even the country’s prisons and hospitals are now recording stop-smoking success with cessation methods like vaping and saying goodbye to tobacco for good. One such jail is in the Isle of Man. The detention facility with a capacity of... Read More

blonde young lady in a spring outfit, smoking a pink colored vape kit 02/04/2018

Put a Spring in Your Step with Vaping over Smoking

It’s time to come out of winter hibernation and start living life to the full again, with your trusty vape kit by your side.     After a long, dreary and bitter winter, spring has finally arrived. All over the UK, people are casting off their layers of clothing and getting out and about as the weather finally starts to warm up. It’s a time of heightened outdoor activities and also to a chance to rid the months of hibernation and excess by getting fit and healthy for the summer... Read More