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PG vs VG E-Liquid: What’s the Difference?

As if choosing from the hundreds of e-liquids available to you is hard enough, there are also other things to consider. Whether you’re a first-time vaper or an experienced one, the terms ‘PG’ & ‘VG’ may sound very familiar to you. You may have noticed these acronyms before on the side of a bottle of e-liquid, usually represented as a percentage or a ratio. To put it simply, PG and VG are the basic ingredients found in nearly all e-liquids. The ratio of PG to VG can tell you a lot about the e-liquids flavour, consistency and what kind of vapour it will produce. You should be looking at these two ingredients before deciding on your next e-liquid. Choosing the wrong PG/VG ratio can put first time vapers off, so you should seek advice when shopping for your first e-cigarette. [...]

7 August 2018

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A Beginners Guide to Sub-Ohm Vaping

Until quite recently, sub-ohm vaping was not very common and was only carried out by experts who understood coil building and Ohm’s Law. However, with the introduction of higher-quality and safer devices, sub-ohm vaping has become more popular. What is Sub-Ohm Vaping? Sub-Ohming means to vape with an atomizer that has a resistance level of less than one Ohm (an Ohm is a unit used to measure electrical resistance). This is where the term ‘sub’ comes from because it means ‘below’. On the other hand, vaping at a resistance level of one Ohm or more is consider as ‘above-ohm vaping’. Many vapers prefer to sub-ohm because it allows them to enjoy big, flavoursome clouds of vapour. An atomizer with a resistance level of below one Ohm uses a much larger wire and wick than a typic[...]

23 July 2018

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Most Common E-Cigarette Myths in 2018

No doubt you will have seen some of the stories in the media recently following the publication of PHE’s latest update of the evidence on e-cigarettes.  E-cigarettes do get some bad press and we need to address the many myths in this sector. Not surprisingly, there are lots of inaccuracies and misconceptions about e-cigarettes and vaping. This blog looks at the most common myths and provides the facts from Public Health England. PHE’s latest comprehensive independent e-cigarette review, authored by leading academics in the tobacco control field, takes a look at the most up-to-date international data and peer-reviewed research. Despite the sometimes confused, and confusing, media reporting around the safety of e-cigarettes, there is growing consensus around the evidence. Althoug[...]

22 February 2018

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Common E-Cigarette Questions Answered by Dr. Andy McEwen

Following a high-profile Royal College of Physicians’ report  encouraging smokers to consider e-cigarettes as a less harmful alternative , Cancer Research UK asked Dr Andy McEwen, executive director of the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the devices. His response to these questions can be found below.  Are e-cigarettes safer than smoking? Dr McEwen:  Yes. Experts think that e-cigarettes are, based on what we know so far, much safer than cigarettes. Smoking is associated with a number of very serious health risks to both the smoker and to others around them. So switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes substantially reduces a major health risk.   Is nicotine dangerous? [...]

10 January 2018

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Essential Words, Phrases and Slang for the E-Cigarette Community

The Electronic Cigarette has been around for a few years already and those within the e-cig community are beginning to develop an associated vocabulary which could baffle outsiders. Slang is important in any community as it achieves identity and allows people to distinguish themselves from others. It’s no wonder that e-smokers are already forming a tight-knit community – with their own vocabulary. E- Cigarette & Vaping Glossary # 18650 – The most popular battery size for advanced e-cigs, these batteries give users decent power and battery life with less bulk than 26650s. A Advanced Personal Vaporizer (APV) – Also referred to as mods (or modified e-cigs), these units are larger, have replaceable batteries, and can either be mechanical, vari[...]

18 December 2017

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Cartomizer versus Clearomizer: What’s the Difference?

VERSION 2 Although a cartomizer, clearomizer and atomizer all perform the same task, they do have some differences.   Overview of a Cartomizer Cartomizers are quite similar in design to the atomizer, but they do have their differences. The main difference is that cartomizers have polyfill wrapped around a heating coil, which is used to soak the e-liquid and allows for longer vape time than an atomizer. There are some designs of cartomizers that are housed inside a larger cylindrical tank that holds even a larger capacity of e-liquid. Pros of a Cartomizer – Holds more e-liquid over an atomizer – Low maintenance – Fairly easy to use Cons of an Cartomizer – Might not be suitable for heavy vaping – Some people people claim that p[...]

30 November 2017

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10 Myths About E Cigarettes

When you were growing up, you probably frequently heard your parents say, “Do you believe everything that you hear?” This question can be applied to almost anything, including  electronic cigarettes  and vaping . Don’t just go on what someone tells you (including us!), but rather check out the facts for yourself. Below are some common myths regarding electronic cigarettes, along with the facts that can help you squash the rumors you may hear as you enjoy your electronic cigarette journey. All of the information provided has been gathered by doing a simple internet search that you can (and should) do on your own. MYTH 1: ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES LEAD TO SMOKING Fact : One recent study found that fewer than one in 300 vapors who have never smoked, started [...]

6 June 2017

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