Great britain Vaping business Association (UKVIA) is calling on the government to keep vape stores open across the country, rather than forcing them to close as part of any intensification of its coronavirus containment strategy today. Closing vapes stores, the industry argues, would have been a move that is potentially counterproductive could put an additional pressure on the currently overstretched nationwide Health provider.
The country in Europe hit hardest by Coronavirus so far and where the government reversed its decision to close vape stores as part of its containment programme in an open letter to Nadhim Zahawi, parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UKVIA cites the experience of Italy.
The page reads: “We recognise and offer the government’s intensified containment arrange for the herpes virus, but would urge both you and your peers to check out the exemplory case of Italy.
“Dr Riccardo Polosa, a scientist that is world-renowned researcher on vaping and tobacco harm reduction and creator for the Centre of Excellence when it comes to Acceleration of Harm decrease, effectively argued that as a result of anxiety brought on by the coronavirus, because of the closing of vape stores vapers were very very likely to get back to smoking to steadfastly keep up their smoking requirements. Continue reading “Vaping industry urges federal government to help keep vape shops open during coronavirus crisis”