80 percent of vapers stopped smoking completely
Flavors are extraordinarily essential to vapers
Brussels – Greater than 80 % of people who smoke who switched to e-cigarettes have utterly stopped smoking. Round 65 % of vapers in Europe use fruit or candy liquids. These are two essential outcomes of a survey carried out by the European Unbiased Vape Alliance (IEVA). Greater than 3,300 european e-cigarette customers took half.
The European survey exhibits: E-cigarettes are a extensively used methodology in Europe to cease tobacco use. 81 % of vapers have utterly stopped utilizing tobacco. Additional twelve % have diminished smoking with the assistance of e-cigarettes.
86 % of the members assume that e-cigarettes are much less dangerous for them than tobacco cigarettes. Solely two % suppose e-cigarettes are equal or extra dangerous in comparison with flamable cigarettes. The British authorities company Public Well being England estimates that e-cigarettes are 95 % much less dangerous than tobacco cigarettes. 
Significance of flavors
The number of flavors appears to be one of the essential causes for vapers to make use of e-cigarettes. 40 % of them use fruit flavored liquids and 25 % favor different candy flavors. third of vapers choose tobacco-flavored liquids (35 %).
IEVA requested the members how they might react if all liquid flavors besides tobacco flavors had been banned. Consequence: Solely 20 % of vapers would swap to tobacco flavors. Damaging results of a taste ban: 31 % acknowledged that they might purchase different liquid flavors on the black market. 9 % would even begin smoking once more.
Dustin Dahlmann, President of IEVA: “Our survey confirms earlier analysis that e-cigarette flavors are essential for grownup people who smoke. A taste ban should be averted in any respect prices, as a result of it might lead many vapers to purchase unregulated merchandise on the black market or to start out smoking once more. And this might endanger the nice alternative that many extra people who smoke will quit smoking with the assistance of the e-cigarette.” [2, 3, 4]
The Unbiased European Vape Alliance (IEVA) is the one pan-European affiliation aimed toward uniting nationwide associations, corporations, producers and wholesalers within the vaping trade and offering them with accountable illustration on the European stage.
IEVA’s founding precept is to contribute to hurt discount and public well being. E-cigarettes have a big optimistic affect and must be acknowledged as a hurt discount instrument as a result of vaping shouldn’t be smoking.
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 “Position of candy and different flavours in liking and disliking of digital cigarettes”, Seattle, 2016
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Unbiased European Vape Alliance (IEVA)
President: Dustin Dahlmann
Press coordinator: Philip Drögemüller
Telephone: +32 (2) 791 7759