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New study quells fears of nicotine exposure from ‘passive vaping’

A recent study found that bystanders are exposed to far less nicotine when around vapers than smokers. Researchers from Spain and Portugal trapped tobacco smoke and e-cigarette aerosol in ‘smoke machine’ and analysed the nicotine content. There was a drastic reduction in nicotine exposure when the active smoker was replaced by an active vaper. At a distance of 100cm, the…

Busting the myth that smoking ‘calms the nerves’ for Stress Awareness Month

Quitting smoking has been scientifically proven to benefit mental health by lowering levels of depression and anxiety after complete cessation. The NHS advises switching to e-cigarettes as a less-harmful alternative. This would be a great way to celebrate Stress Awareness Month. Smokers tend to consume more tobacco when stressed or anxious in order to calm down and relax. However, although…

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the leading ladies of the vape world. 

Let’s face it, this is an industry dominated by men. But the women of this industry should never be underestimated. In a 2016 study on adult smoking habits in the UK, researchers found a higher proportion of men were current e-cigarette users (6.3%) compared with women (4.9%). The study also showed men were, “more likely to have tried an e-cigarette or…