Benefits of vaping

Benefits of Switching from Smoking to Vaping
Benefits of Switching from Smoking to Vaping
Not convinced that vaping is no better for you than smoking is? Allow us to educate you…
E-Cigarette Legislation
E-Cigarette Legislation
The recent TV3 midweek feature (Jan 8th) on e-cigarettes and vaping in Ireland has highlighted that there is a need to clarify what is happening with e-cigarette legislation by the E.U. and Irish...
Vaping Hits the Headlines
Vaping Hits the Headlines
It’s been a high-profile week for the e-cigarette, with our smoke-free friend making appearances in both The Irish Times and Prime Time. The Irish Times: Their view on vaping The Irish Times asked...
Vaping at the Golden Globes
Vaping at the Golden Globes
We’ve talked before about celebrities who’ve embraced vaping, ditching the antisocial, stale smell of burning chemicals and opting for the less hazardous and frankly sweeter-smelling alternative....
Why you need to quit smoking
Why you need to quit smoking
Reality is filled to the brim with harsh truths. We’ll never be astronauts, and we’re quite sure the likelihood of having our names plastered on the Walk of Fame is diminishing by the day. These...
50,000 Irish smokers switch to e-cigarettes
50,000 Irish smokers switch to e-cigarettes
Recently it was estimated that over 50,000 Irish smokers (7%) have made the switch to e-cigarettes since they came on the international market in 2007. This figure is predicted to grow rapidly as...
Deborah made the switch to VIP e-cigarettes
Deborah made the switch to VIP e-cigarettes
We know first-hand how hard it is to quit smoking and we have much respect for people who are able to give up the habit. To succeed in making the switch to e-cigarettes, everybody needs a success...
Switching to E-Cigarettes: Sarah's story Part 2
Switching to E-Cigarettes: Sarah's story Part 2
Sarah has been a smoker for 10 years and wants to quit smoking for good before her 30th birthday. She made the switch to e-cigarettes 9 days ago and is documenting her experiences of vaping in a...
The vaping experience: Sarah's Story Part 6
The vaping experience: Sarah's Story Part 6
“This is so much better than cigarettes, it’s such a nicer experience.” From buying at least a pack every week, Sarah is now down to 1 pack in over a month. She hasn’t fully quit cigarettes as she...
5 Benefits of quitting smoking
5 Benefits of quitting smoking
We’ve talked before about what happens to both your body and your wallet when you start out on your journey to quitting smoking. But let’s get a little more in-depth and look at the real reasons...
What you need to know about e-cigarettes
What you need to know about e-cigarettes
We’ve talked before about the negligible, and possible non-existent health effects of passive vaping (and the studies that looked into it). But what’s it like to sit beside someone vaping? Does the...
Vaping and Exercise
Vaping and Exercise
Regular visitors to our blog might be aware of our previous discussions on running and vaping, but let’s get more in-depth in talking about exercise. We’ll start with a quote from the popular...
E-cigarettes - “One of the Greatest Inventions Ever”
E-cigarettes - “One of the Greatest Inventions Ever”
Are e-cigarettes one of the greatest inventions? One journalist, Patrick West for Spiked, recently wrote a piece declaring that e-cigarettes are “one of the greatest inventions ever” He opens his...
Benefits of Vaping: The Potential Lifesaver
Benefits of Vaping: The Potential Lifesaver
54,000 Lives Could be Saved The debate on vaping and its potential benefits to society continues to engage hearts and minds, with new studies, findings and opinions constantly emerging. The...
Beginner’s Guide to Vaping
Beginner’s Guide to Vaping
VIP Starter Kits make great Christmas gifts, and this time of year is a very common time for smokers to switch over to vaping. But a change in lifestyle – even a hugely positive one – brings its...
Vaping is not a Gateway to Smoking
Vaping is not a Gateway to Smoking
One of the most common criticisms of vaping is that it demystifies smoking and might lead people to cigarettes. We’ve always maintained that because vaping smells and tastes better, is cheaper and...
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....
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
E-cigarette Questions & Answers: The Facts - part three
E-cigarette Questions & Answers: The Facts - part three
1. Is vaping a gateway to smoking for kids? No, despite a great deal of hype from the US, the facts are very different. Although there is a rise in e cigarette use among school age adolescents,...

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