Research and analysis

Vaping in England: an evidence update February 2019

Annual update of Public Health England’s e-cigarette evidence review by leading independent tobacco experts.


Vaping in England: evidence update summary February 2019

Vaping in England: an evidence update February 2019

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In the government’s Tobacco Control Plan for England, Public Health England (PHE) was asked to update its 2015 review of e-cigarettes and other novel nicotine delivery systems every year until the end of the current Parliament in 2022.

This February 2019 update focuses on vaping prevalence and characteristics of e-cigarette use in adults and young people, and e-cigarette use in English stop-smoking services.

PHE commissioned a group of leading UK tobacco control researchers to produce this report, which underwent international peer review.

Published 27 February 2019