Survey of vaping products in New Zealand

A study by ESR of what is in vaping products has yielded some disturbing results.  The study gathers evidence of products prior to regulation of the vaping industry.

We need vaping products to be of a high quality standard so smokers can rely on the product to help them quit smoking

Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall told the Weekend Herald the results were concerning, but the samples were bought before new vaping regulations came into effect in August.

Deborah Hart, director of Action for Smokefree 2025 (ASH), said she expected those regulations to improve product quality. ESR's findings were helpful to set a baseline, she said, "and say to the vaping industry, 'Get your act together'.

To read the Weekend Herald article, click HERE