Smokers could save more than a third by switching to vaping

Smokers could save nearly £800 a year by switching to e-cigarettes, according to a recent study. Researchers at University College London (UCL) used data from surveys of 859 adult smokers and vapers in England to calculate the average weekly cost of nicotine products. At just £8.03, e-cigarettes were the cheapest option, followed by nicotine-replacement products like patches and gum at…

Vape Tech: Temperature Control – What’s all the fuss about?

It’s no secret that vape devices have become more complex and fully-featured over the years. One feature that has become more ubiquitous recently is temperature control, which advanced users have been tinkering with for quite some time. So, what purpose does this feature serve? ‘Dry hit’ can be very frustrating. This happens when a coil is heated without proper saturation,…

#VapeNews June 24

Three big stories to kick off this week in vaping UK youth vape numbers remain very low A newly-released study from ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) suggests that just 0.8 percent of 11-18 year old never-smokers vape, with only 0.1 percent of this demographic vaping more than once a week. Zero never-smokers in this group reported vaping on a…

San Francisco set to ban vape sales

San Francisco officials have unanimously agreed to implement America’s first e-cigarette sales ban. The ban would also prohibit the manufacture of vape products, forcing pod manufacturer JUUL to relocate. Officials hope that the ban will prevent youth from getting hold of the devices. However, combustible cigarettes will remain on sale in many of the same locations where e-cigarettes are currently…

JUUL hit by teen vaping investigation

A congressional investigation into youth vaping has requested information from JUUL Labs, amid concerns that the vaping company has caused a ‘vaping epidemic.’ US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi requested information from JUUL, including their marketing strategy, advertising campaigns and internal communications. The representative said that he believes JUUL Labs are a “primary cause” of the youth vaping ‘epidemic,’ according to Bloomberg…

Taking vaping to the Big Smoke

Imperial Brands’ blu vaping device has hit billboards and bus stops in London as the brand hopes to encourage city smokers to make the switch. The new marketing campaign kicked off on June 3rd and features colourful, graphic animations and catchy straplines such as “I blu, do you?” and “you blu too?” The marketing company behind the new campaign hopes…