Archive for 2015

E Cigarettes for the new year and  the new you
E Cigarettes for the new year and the new you
We all know how hard it is to break a habit and probably the hardest one to break is smoking. Most smokers will try to stop smoking in the New Year and they will try many various ways to do this....
Vaping is an important part of the ‘quitting process’
Vaping is an important part of the ‘quitting process’
This person successfully used electronic cigarettes to transition away from traditional smoking. Read to see if vaping could be a quitting method that could work for you.
Health bodies forced to defend position on vaping potential
Health bodies forced to defend position on vaping potential
An unexpected statement on e-cigarettes by Public Health England and other UK public health organisations has once again clarified the groups stance on the potential vaping products have as a...
Reports say smoking ban will not extend to vaping
Reports say smoking ban will not extend to vaping
The Department of Health will not extend the smoking ban to include vaping devices but some aspects of the regulation could hinder the consumer experience.
Electronic cigarettes as gifts: The etiquette
Electronic cigarettes as gifts: The etiquette
For those looking to make the switch from traditional smoking, or for those who have already transitioned, vaping products could be an ideal gift.
The VIP Survey – What you said…
The VIP Survey – What you said…
We talked to these hundreds of our customers to find out what they really thought of vaping
UK recognises e-cigarette potential but Irish bodies slow to act
UK recognises e-cigarette potential but Irish bodies slow...
A review published by Public Health England (PHE) has concluded that e-cigarettes are “significantly less harmful to health than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit smoking”.
Unboxing the vaping experience
Unboxing the vaping experience
We’re giving vaping the unboxing treatment. Thinking about switching from traditional smoking but you’re not sure what's involved? Well, it all begins with a starter kit.
Vaping vs Smoking: A Cost Comparison
Vaping vs Smoking: A Cost Comparison
Examining the reduction of costs that come with switching to vaping and electronic cigarettes from traditional smoking paraphernalia.
The Wider Impact of Vaping Regulation in the USA
The Wider Impact of Vaping Regulation in the USA
After US regulators eased their approach to vaping in California, we ask if recent vaping in the state could Impact E-cig use in the EU?
Vaping Reaches New Level of Popularity
Vaping Reaches New Level of Popularity
Vaping has reached an all-time high in popularity and global use, as more and more smokers are ditching traditional cigarettes for vaping.
In the Navy: Vaping in Submarines
In the Navy: Vaping in Submarines
Concerns about passive smoking have led to restrictions on traditional smoking in submarines and underdeck in certain naval vessels. Could vaping and e-cigarettes be a solution that satisfies the...
Cigarette Smoke: The Science of Scent
Cigarette Smoke: The Science of Scent
Few people enjoy the smell of second hand smoke. Thanks to advancing technology in vaping and e-cigarettes a foul smoke smell is no longer a guaranteed after product of smoking. We have previously...
Where can you enjoy your e-cigarette in Ireland?
Where can you enjoy your e-cigarette in Ireland?
Vaping in Ireland is an unstoppable trend, but have you ever stopped to ask if you have permission to vape in certain premises? Here are the dos and don'ts.
Will International Rulings about Vaping Affect Ireland?
Will International Rulings about Vaping Affect Ireland?
Global developments relating to e-cigarettes could significantly affect the way vaping regulations are enforced in Ireland. We look at some of the North American reactions to e-smoking.
Talking to your Children about E-Cigarettes
Talking to your Children about E-Cigarettes
How do you keep your children away from e-cigarettes? In our opinion, the most important step is communication.
E-cigarettes as a Quitting Aid
E-cigarettes as a Quitting Aid
According to a comprehensive new study, vaping can have a positive effect on the life of a smoker trying to quit within as little as one month.
Travelling with E-Cigarettes
Travelling with E-Cigarettes
As you prepare for the holiday season, you might have some questions about travelling with e-cigarettes, how to bring your vaping equipment abroad and where it’s acceptable to partake in vaping...
Smoking vs Vaping – how many are making the switch?
Smoking vs Vaping – how many are making the switch?
With no smoke, fewer chemicals, a sweeter smell, fewer health risks for bystanders, all at a much cheaper price, it’s no surprise to see thousands of smokers (in Ireland and around the world) ditch...
The Age Profile of Vapers
The Age Profile of Vapers
As we recently discussed, vaping has been widely embraced by Irish former smokers and smokers who want to quit. Furthermore, it has become increasingly more socially acceptable, with huge awareness...
The Turning Tide: Public Perception of Vaping
The Turning Tide: Public Perception of Vaping
The acceleration of vaping in Ireland and beyond has really been something to behold. On an anecdotal level, there’s a good chance you’ve seen (but not smelled!) more and more vaping in public. As...
False Allegations about e-cigarettes and vaping
False Allegations about e-cigarettes and vaping
Many false allegations have emerged regarding e-cigarettes. Here is where we address a sample few…
The History of E-Cigarettes
The History of E-Cigarettes
Vaping (which it’s fair to say is taking the world by storm) seems like a modern, even futuristic invention – a cigarette-like alternative that doesn’t burn dangerous, chemical-laced nicotine, and...
Should there be a tax on e-cigarettes in Ireland?
Should there be a tax on e-cigarettes in Ireland?
We’ve talked before about how vaping is roughly 80% cheaper than smoking (factors vary a little depending on individual use) and as you might have guessed, one of the main reasons is tax. As the...
Can e-cigarettes improve your sense of taste and smell?
Can e-cigarettes improve your sense of taste and smell?
We have talked in the past about how vaping can have a positive effect on your wallet, your health and even what you smell like. But let’s talk about another benefit, one that hasn’t been discussed...
Vaping and your Lungs: The Effects
Vaping and your Lungs: The Effects
With the benefit of decades of studies and experience, we all know the effect that traditional cigarette smoking has on one’s lungs. Smoking and Lung Function Here’s a quick recap: As Cancer.org...
Vaping Success Stories
Vaping Success Stories
You’ll probably agree that the life of a smoker is different to that of a non-smoker in a number of ways. Anyone who used to smoke will tell you that cigarette addicts feel different – less...
E-Cigarettes in Ireland: The Vaping Community
E-Cigarettes in Ireland: The Vaping Community
You are not alone in the Vaping Community Even though vaping continues to rise while conventional smoking is on the decline (including in Ireland) it’s still seen by some as a niche pursuit. And...
Are E-Cigarettes the new Celebrity Trend?
Are E-Cigarettes the new Celebrity Trend?
We’ve touched upon this before, but it’s worth going back to as the trend continues – A-list celebrities love vaping, and the numbers of movie stars, TV stars and especially musicians making the...
Quit Smoking Together
Quit Smoking Together
Quit Smoking Together: The Benefits Friends, family members, and significant others have a big role to play in helping a person quit smoking. People who feel supported are more likely to quit...
The Regulation of Vaping – Some Questions Answered
The Regulation of Vaping – Some Questions Answered
One of the most common myths about vaping and its industry is that we don’t welcome regulation or debate. This assertion, along with other misconceptions, has led to some well intended, but...
Vaping VS Nicotene Patches. Which can help you quit smoking?
Vaping VS Nicotene Patches. Which can help you quit smoking?
It’s official: vaping is at least as effective as nicotine patches when it comes to quitting cigarettes. The Irish Times reports that a “study, carried out by the internationally regarded Cochrane...
5 Tips to Help you Quit Smoking
5 Tips to Help you Quit Smoking
January, as we all know, is the month for self-improvement. And this month has seen thousands of smokers ditching their traditional cigarettes in an attempt to quit smoking. A survey of Irish...
134,000 Vaping in Ireland says Irish Cancer Society
134,000 Vaping in Ireland says Irish Cancer Society
While it’s still a relatively new phenomenon, vaping has made a huge impact on modern society, especially in Ireland. The Rise of Vaping in Ireland A new study from the Irish Cancer Society (ICS)...
How Vaping Saves You Money
How Vaping Saves You Money
The health benefits of ditching cigarettes have been widely discussed, from academic studies to countless anecdotal accounts. For a start, smoking causes over 100,000 deaths a year in the UK alone....

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