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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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E Cigarettes and Pregnancy: FAQs

Many people question whether it is safe to vape or use electronic cigarettes when pregnant. Others question whether or not it is a good idea to be around those who do vape. That’s why we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions when it comes to the use of vaping kits or electronic cigarettes and pregnancy. Are Electronic Cigarettes Safe to Use while Pregnant? Electronic cigarettes are not completely risk free, however based on current evidence, they carry a fraction of the risk of smoking. If using an electronic cigarette helps you stay smoke free, it is much safer for you and your baby than continuing to smoke. Whilst the vapour produced by electronic cigarettes contains some toxicants, these are either at much lower levels than those found in tobacco smoke [...]

18 May 2017

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What to expect when you Quit smoking and start Vaping?

Quit Smoking and Start Vaping There’s a lot of talk about the many benefits people enjoy when they make the switch from smoking regular tobacco cigarettes to vaping electronic cigarettes . But before you choose an electronic cigarette company , did you know that changes can start immediately? Continue reading for a timeline that shows you just what happens to your body when you make the switch from smoking to vaping: 8 HOURS 8 hours after you quit smoking, your body will begin improving. In fact, within these first few hours is when the very first noticeable effect of no longer smoking is seen: the amount of oxygen in your blood will begin to return to normal levels, even if you’re already vaping. This is possible because the vapour that’s produced by our ele[...]

16 February 2017

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