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Vaping Nicotine Safe As Coffee 20/06/2021

Vaping and The Royal Society for Public Health

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) says that using nicotine in safer products like vaping is no more dangerous than having a caffeine addiction. In making the comparison, it issued a call to address public confusion about nicotine and further encouragement for smokers to switch to using safer forms such as electronic cigarettes.

vaping gateway myth 19/06/2021
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Vaping And The Gateway Myth

The Consumer Choice Center (1) and the World Vaper’s Alliance (2) have reiterated that vaping is “proven to be 95% less harmful than smoking” in a document that addresses the subject of “The Gateway Myth” (3). It makes for a compelling read that covers almost all of what we currently know about the use of electronic cigarettes.

smoking vs vaping 04/06/2021
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Dockrell Talking

Martin Dockrell is the Tobacco Control Programme Lead for Public Health England. He became a believer in the power of harm reduction when he was involved in HIV prevention work In the mid 1980’s. Not only does switching from cigarettes to vaping reduce harm exposure, but he argues that it will also produce improved mental health.

Diacetyl 03/06/2021
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The Truth About Popcorn Lung

Smokers thinking about making the switch to vaping often come across a reference to so-called popcorn lung. Even if they haven’t, the chance is one of their friends or family have read a story about it. The truth of the matter is that experts say British vapers are not at risk of the lung disease.

eliquid 02/06/2021
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The 12 Things You Need To Know About E-liquid

If you are a seasoned vaper or a smoker just at the stage of switching to reduce your harm exposure, we all use e-liquid in our devices. Odds are, unless you are active on social media and have discussed such matters, there will be things you don’t yet know about the ‘juice’. Here, we present the 12 things you need to know about e-liquid.

vape bottles 01/06/2021
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Expert Clive Bates Appeals For A Common Approach

The United Kingdom government is currently conducting a review of the law that regulates what and how we can vape. At the same time, the European Union is conducting the process that will result in a new Tobacco Products Directive. Both of these can influence each other and could spell a dramatic shift. Renown expert and advocate Clive Bates has issued a call for everybody to pull together.

office vaping 31/05/2021
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Workplace E-Cig Bans Reduce Smoking Cessation

A new study from researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds that adding vaping to a workplace smoking ban undermines smoking cessation attempts. Published in this month’s issue of Addiction journal, the authors findings ought to make employers pause for thought before discouraging staff from switching to vaping.

go smokefree, stop smoking 29/05/2021
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A Smokefree nation by 2030?

Public Health England (PHE) has recently published the seventh publication in a series of independent reports. These were commissioned to investigate the various implications of vaping. Many subjects were explored in the latest report. One of these was the part vaping could play in ensuring that England is smokefree by 2030. Yes, we did say smokefree!