The rapid growth of electronic cigarette users has been felt by the British company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) who produce nicotine patches and gum a chief executive said.
Eater critic Ryan Sutton gives his take on why vaping shouldn’t be demonized like smoking a regular cigarette in restaurants.
He argues that vaping should not be grouped into the same category as traditional cigarettes, which to be fair is a valid statement because even though the two seem similar they operate very differently.
Manchester Cracks Down On Vaping
As both the awareness and electronic cigarette usage increases in the UK we are seeing more and more places deciding to take up a no vaping policy. In recent news it has been reported that e-cig users in Greater Manchester are being forced to share outdoor smoking shelters inhabited with smokers who are still using analogs and leaving a trial of smoke in their wake.
Science is an amazing thing and the wonders never cease to amaze me – we have sent people to the moon, have computers as small as our hands and can communicate with people all around the world in real time via smartphone apps. However one of the latest scientific findings by a group of researchers in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine may lead to a personalised way to help smokers to quit
Electronic Cigarette Sales Soar
Electronic cigarette sales shot through the roof last year with an incredible 49.5% increase and were even the fastest growing product in British supermarkets.
Britain has been very health conscious for the last few years but 2014 took things to a new level with huge growths being seen across the board for healthy food. Not so surprisingly frozen and fast food continued on a downward slope.
Get Fit This New Year
Ok so you have decided to quit smoking this new year and you want to focus on achieving that rock hard 6 pack along with those bulging t-shirt muscles. Ok lets not get too ahead of ourselfs just yet – often a lot of people that want to get in shape can set targets that are just too unrealistic for the time frame they are giving themselves. Although most people would like to have the ‘perfect body’, the time, effort and commitment it takes is more than the average person is willing to commit too however that doesn’t mean you you can’t be fit, healthy and be in shape.
Is There A ‘Right Time’ To Quit?
So you want to quit smoking but don’t know were to begin. You have tried all the tips and tricks that are floating around the world wide web but have so far yet to try something that actually works.
Cigarette smoking is the greatest single cause of illness and premature death in the UK claiming around 100,000 lives a year in just the UK alone.
Did you know that around half of all smokers will die from smoking related diseases? When you actually stop for a second and give a little thought as to the seriousness of that sentence it is shocking and quite honestly baffling as to why new people choose to take up smoking?
E Cig TV Ads Banned Only Weeks After Being Approved
On Monday the 10th November the first prime time e cigarette was aired on TV. This was a big step forward for electronic cigarettes which up until this point were tarnished with the same brush as their unhealthier predecessors.
Successfully Quit Smoking This New Year
Quitting smoking can be difficult there is no doubt about it, but there are ways in which you can make the process easier. Some people can just put down a cigarette one day and never look back, however these people are few and far between and the majority of smokers find kicking the habit a near impossible task.
New Research Allays Fears Of E Cigs Encouraging Smoking
Back in march the Independent reported that electronic cigarettes may encourage young people to take up smoking, however new research from the NHS has actually found evidence to disprove this.
The Health survey found that 3% of its 8,800 participants that were aged 16+ were using e cigs and that 29% of smokers and 6% of those that had quit smoking said they had used a electronic cigarette. In comparison only 1% who had never smoked had said they used the devices with very few children having tried them.
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The Slow Killer
Its a common fact these days that smoking damages your lungs, period! How does it do this? Well simply put smoking severely impairs your lungs ability to clean and repair itself by destroying the cilia, the tiny hairs, that line the upper airways and protect against infection.
Electronic cigarettes have come a long way in just a few years. Fancy talking on the phone while taking a puff? What about having a microprocessor and memory chip in your device to help create the perfect puff? You can even purchase an e-cigarette that comes with a carry case which will alert you when a store with replacement cartridges is nearby.
It has been reported that a recent study conducted in Japan found electronic cigarettes to be 10 times more cancerous than traditional cigarettes. Predictably, this sort of extreme claim received a lot of attention, causing some to question the safety of this type of product. However, is there any truth behind this study, and what conclusions should have been drawn from its results?
The story of Dr James D. Mold and his cancer free cigarette is one that would incense every smoker and every person who has lost a loved one due to the effects of tobacco smoking. While there have always been rumours that tobacco companies were less than honest about the health risks associated with cigarette smoking, the information that came to light about the pioneering work Mold did and how he was ignored highlights the greed that drove the tobacco industry.
Are you using e-cigarettes to quit smoking? If so, you need to read on, especially if you have a four legged friend living amongst your household.
There’s been a 300 per cent increase in the number of cases of e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months. The victims were not humans but our beloved pets. This alarming data came from the Veterinary Poisons Information Service.
According to the latest research, male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes. The study, which originated from Sweden at Uppsala University., found a link between the Y chromosome loss and a shorter life span. It also found a higher risk of multiple cancers.
Keeping Off The Pounds When Quitting Smoking
It’s often one of the issues most smokers are very nervous about; they ask the question, “Will giving up smoking make me put on weight?” but the problem is that there are no hard and fast rules about this. Smoking is a diversion activity for sure…some people quell their natural hunger pangs with a cigarette whilst others claim they feel less hungry when they’re smoking daily.
A fresh report into the effects of E-Cigarettes by the International Journal of Research and Public Health has dispelled yet more myths about the popular smoking cessation device which have been beset by confused reports and by the effects of over-zealous authorities’ attempts to control and reduce their spread. The study assessed the vapours emitted by E-Cigarettes for the presence of toxins and mutagens. The methods used in the study were well respected and one known as the Ames test is particularly well-used by the medical profession.
Here at Simply E Liquid we believe that choice is everything and that’s why we stock such a comprehensive range of high quality Electronic Cigarette kits. We know that our clients love our kits because they simplify the process of making the switch from smoking to vaping…and we know that our more seasoned vapers are sticklers for quality so we only stock the very best products.
Britain’s Health Secretary Calls For Smoke Free Britian
Britain’s Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has spoken out about his belief that Britain should be aspiring to become “smoke free Britain”. The comments came during a House of Commons debate and Mr. Hunt responded to one of his own MPs regarding the issue.
His comments were no doubt fuelled by recent calls for a ban on smoking in public parks and recreation areas and following the publication of a landmark NHS report outlining the NHS’ strategy for reducing deaths caused by smoking related illnesses.
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Vaping has taken us by storm with research and reviews being overwhelmingly popular as more and more smokers make the switch from vaping to smoking and improve not only their health but also their bank balance.
We all know that smoking is bad for our health don’t we? We know that it affects our general health, our skin, mood and internal organs right? But did you know that smokers are 3 times more likely than non smokers to suffer from back pain?
As I am sure you have already heard a little lander by the name of Philae has touched down on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, wayhey!!! Wayhey indeed, This extraordinary feat of space exploration marked a key moment in mankind’s history books. If we take a little trip back to 1969 Man successfully managed to send the very first humans to the Moon. This was an amazing achievement for the time especially when you take into consideration that an average singing birthday cards you can purchase at any high street card shop has more processing power than that of the Apollo 11 module. In the 35 years that followed, Mans curiosity and drive to explore the stars never wavered and in 2004 a robotic space probe was built and launched by the European Space Agency to perform a detailed study of the comet. Ten years later on the 12 November at 10:30 am ET, Philae successfully landed tweeting out “”Touchdown! My new address: 67P!”.
There are numerous teething problems which are easily fixed when it comes to vaping for newcomers. An often remarked on phenomena is the so-called “dry hit” which is an unpleasant and off-putting sensation sometimes experienced when a vaper takes a draw on an e-cigarette only to experience a nasty tasting sensation which is sometimes likened to breathing in burned plastic or a chemical-type flavour.
So you’ve decided to make the switch…from smoking to vaping; you’re feeling confident but nervous, hopeful but realistic. Maybe you’ve tried to give up smoking in the past and failed…perhaps you’ve never tried and are banking on e-cigarettes to be your ticket out of addiction.
To help you on the road to recovery from nicotine addiction, the following 5 tips should be your guidance and starting point as you begin a new life and a new routine away from cigarettes and towards freedom.
On the 10th of November 2014, the first electronic cigarette ad was shown on UK televisions. This has been ruled by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and is the organisation’s first ever ruling specifically on e-cigarettes.