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Long-term study shows that vaping really is safer than regular smoking

E-cigarettes are everywhere in 2017, but is vaping provably any safer than smoking? According to a new in-depth study, which analyzed the quantity of cancer-causing chemicals in the bodies of smokers, the answer is a definite yes. “To date, most studies on e-cigs have either looked at the product itself, [by analyzing the vapor/aerosol] or […]

E-cigarette vaping credited by some for sharp drop in smoking

For years now, provincial governments, public-health officials and anti-smoking groups have lobbied hard against electronic cigarettes, arguing they risk fueling a disastrous come-back in tobacco use. But the latest statistics show a sharp drop in the percentage of Canadians who smoke, and some experts argue the most plausible explanation lies in the popularity of e-cigarette […]

Delhi: UN targets vaping at Tobacco Control Conference — a move “that could actually kill people”

E-cigarettes have been praised as a safe alternative to the costly disease and addiction brought on by smoking tobacco. So obviously, the United Nations and the World Health Organization is determined to prevent us from vaping. That’s one of the top items on the agenda at the WHO Tobacco Control conference in Delhi. I’m reporting […]

LETTER: Vaping isn’t smoking and shouldn’t be taxed that way

Measure 4 on the November ballot wrongly includes vaping restrictions and taxes in the same basket as cigarette taxes and regulations. Smoking and vaping are fundamentally different. Smoking burns plant material, while vaping creates a cloud of fine liquid droplets with an electric current, essentially a flavored steam. Some vaping liquid contains nicotine, derived from […]

E-cigarette users view smoke-free areas as okay for vaping

(Reuters Health) – The majority of e-cigarette users have “vaped” in a smoke-free environment and most don’t view use of the devices as harmful to themselves or others, according to a U.S. study. Nearly three quarters of users opposed banning e-cigarette use in public spaces that are designated as non-smoking, and younger users are most […]

The FBI Is Questioning Indiana’s Sketchy New Vaping Law

The FBI seems to share an opinion with many vapers in Indiana that the state’s new vaping laws look a little fishy. The agency has been interviewing lawmakers and business owners in Indiana, according to the Indianapolis Star, trying to get answers on a bizarre, strict law that is shuttering vape businesses in the state […]

The ENDS Justifies The Ends

This article was originally published on drugwise.org.uk. You would think that a product with the potential to save a billion tobacco-related deaths this century without costing tax-payers a penny would be universally welcomed by governments and the global public health community. You’d be wrong. Startling revelations from this years’ Global Nicotine Forum Conference in Warsaw. Having spent […]

Vaping Helped an Estimated 6.1 Million Smokers Quit, Study Says

An estimated 6.1 million Europeans have quit smoking by switching to vaping, according to a paper published online this week in Addiction. Though only an estimation, the study highlights the need for more data on how useful vaping may be as a stop smoking aid. It’s especially crucial as new e-cigarette regulations roll out across […]

The True Cost of Vaping Revealed | Ejuice vs. Cigarettes

We all started vaping for our own reasons — similar reasons, but different stories. While nearly every government entity is against the vaping community, we continue the fight for vapers’ rights because we truly believe that our lives are happier and healthier due to vaping and staying tobacco free. With that, we wonder how much […]

Switching to vaping from smoking? A guide to quitting tobacco using e-cigarettes

With a rise in the popularity of e-cigarettes in recent years, it’s estimated that more people are vaping to help them quit smoking – of the 2.6 million e-cigarettes users in the UK, 1.1 million are understood to be ex-smokers. To help those looking to cut down or quit completely, we look at how to […]