Nicotine gets a bad rap. Thought to be extremely addictive due to its mind-altering properties, it has been blamed for everything from heart disease to cancer. Known as the main psychoactive ingredient in tobacco, public health experts have been warning for years that even one nicotine-laced puff of a cigarette can leave one hopelessly addicted for life. Many also warn
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How Safe is Vaping? Since e-cigarettes first became available in Western society, millions of smokers have flocked to the new technology. Many people vape in the hopes that they will reduce their disease risk without having to quit smoking forever, a daunting prospect that can be nearly impossible to maintain. It is verifiable that vaping is 99% safer than cigarette
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Passive Vaping Study Lately there has been much controversy over exposing others to secondhand vapor, or ‘passive vaping.’ Some public health officials have argued that secondhand vapor may contain hazardous chemicals and, like secondhand smoke, it is important to keep nonvapers away from it. Many have advocated for banning vaping in the same places where smoking is already banned, and
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Recently a studywas conducted in the University of California at San Francisco (USCF) in which researchers exposed participants to various types of warning labels to determine what effect each label might have on the subject’s likelihood to purchase low-risk tobacco products in the future. They found that warning labels which imply a high level of risk often deterred participants from
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Recently there have been reports about a new study showing that e-cigarette vapor contains toxic metals. Several news outlets have reported this, and they all appear to be basing their information entirely on one source: the official press releasefrom the institution where the study was conducted, the University of Southern California (USC). The study compared the chemical content of vapor
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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he E-Cigarette Forum (ECF) recently surveyed 10,000 different electronic cigarettes users to see exactly what vaping is like in 2014. The world of vapingis changing, new technology and users preferences are movingat a rapid pace. The early stick style e-cigarettes changed to the largereGo type e-cigs and now a huge majority of vapers are using mod’s. I have noticed the
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New e-Cig Foum I’m suremost of you have already heard about the new forum createdby Vapor Joe, called VapingUnderground.com. If not,you may want to check it out. The concept is simple, it’s an e-cigarette forum with very almost zero rules. This totally makes sense for people whoaresick of trying to dealwith all the crap at theECF (e-cigarette-forum.com), like myself. The
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Some of us were toldwhenswitching from cigarettes to vaping that we wouldsave money. And while that’s definitely possible, for some of us have turned vaping into a recreational hobby, keeping up with the newest devices and even participating in big cloud vape contests. When you go that route, you can definitely overrun your original vaping budget. If your goal is
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E-Cigarette Mechanics Every e-cigarette/atomizer combination provides power through a function of amps, ohms, volts and watts. Although these terms can be confusing, to vape safely you need to have a basic understanding of how each function works. That way you can replace each part of your set up and safely enjoy a vape. In this article we’ll discuss how different
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Step by Step Nemesis Magnetic Switch Upgrade Want to know how to upgrade your Nemesis mod to a magnetic switch? These simple step-by-step instructions with pictures will guide you through the Nemesis magnetic switch upgrade. This upgrade is quick and only costs a few bucks so it’s well worth it. I purchased my10 Nemesis Switch Magnets herefor $2.40 with free
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E-Cigarettes VS. Nicotine Replacement Therapy For one of my college classes I was assigned to write a summary paper on a peer reviewed journal article. Since I love e-cigarettes, I found an interesting article titled ‘Perceived efficiency of e-cigarettes versus nicotine replacement therapy among successful e-cigarette users‘. In it they studied people who had quit smoking with e-cigarettes but had
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