Nicotine – What are the Health Effects?
8th October 2014
Increasingly, as Vapers become more common, we have seen the debate shift from the toxicity of cigarette smoke, based on non nicotine components of the fumes, to that of the supposed harms of nicotine itself. This switch in concern appears to
E Cigarette Risks – Some E-Liquids may contain
25th September 2014
A new study led by Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos from the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Athens-Greece, highlights certain E Cigarette Risks and shows that some e-liquids have two potentially risky ingredients in them. These are not produced by the vaping process
Are E-Cigarettes a ‘Gateway Drug’ for the Young?
15th September 2014
Claims are being made by American researchers, which are strongly rebutted by British researchers, that e-cigarettes may cause people to take up smoking, acting as a so-called gateway drug. These claims are iffy at best. But it is theoretically possible that
Some More Studies on the Addictive Potential of Smoking
11th September 2014
Reading through the literature on how normal cigarettes cause addiction, I came across something of potentially great importance to researchers on the addictive potential of e-cigs. This is the evidence available that strongly suggests that normal cigarettes are not only addictive
Propylene Glycol – is it Safe?
20th August 2014
You may have noticed that Propylene Glycol is an ingredient in eliquids. Naturally, when giving up one thing because it is toxic (cigarettes) few amongst us would want to replace that with something that was just as bad. Propylene Glycol is
Things you do everyday that are illegal elsewhere
19th August 2014
It’s wise when travelling abroad to be aware of the customs and laws of the countries you intend visiting. A study by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) shows that few holidaymakers research local laws when travelling abroad. One such law
Queen Mary University of London Research findings
14th August 2014
A scientific review carried out by researchers at Queen Mary University of London has found that ecigarettes cause less harm than tobacco smoking to users and bystanders. Professor Peter Hajek, of the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies at QMUL,
Are you thinking of trying for a baby?
11th August 2014
Fathers who continue smoking should be aware of the health risks that they are exposing their families to. This is because tobacco cigarette smoke has more than 4000 harmful ingredients. Inhaling these 4000 dangerous chemicals and more than three dozen carcinogens
5th August 2014
Ecigarettes contain a liquid called eliquid which can be flavored. There are 4 main ingredients in eliquid and these are listed below: Vegetable Glycerol – a carbohydrate derived from plant oils. Found in many everyday products such as toothpaste. Nicotine –
Eliquid is harmless to skin says ECITA findings
23rd July 2014
ECITA – Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association believe that European officials have been wrongly labeling eliquid as extremely toxic after making fundamental mathematical errors. Eliquid has previously been labelled as a category 2 or 3, however a report by toxicology consultants