Research and analysis

Vaping in England: evidence update March 2020

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


Vaping in England: 2020 evidence update summary

Vaping in England: an evidence update including mental health and pregnancy

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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 2022. This is the sixth report in the series.

This update looks at the prevalence of vaping among young people and adults. It also reviews research literature on vaping among pregnant women and people with mental health conditions.

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

Published 4 March 2020