For many smokers hoping to kick their tobacco habit, quitting smoking means using an over-the-counter nicotine replacement product or making the switch to e-cigs, but it’s not immediately clear which is the best option. Nicotine gums and patches offer the nicotine you crave in a non-smoky form, and initially may appear safer than e-cigarettes for several reasons.
It’s clear that people hate e-cigs because of a misunderstanding of the technology or philosophy, financial incentives or an all-consuming, ideological hatred of smokers. In essence, these people have nothing in the way of a reasonable argument against e-cigs.
New Vape Mods 2016
February saw the release of several excellent new mods and a ton of ceramic-coil sporting sub ohm tanks, using the unique wicking material to produce atomizer heads that last for much, much longer without needing replacement than anything we’ve been using so far. Check out the full post to see what February brought us!
E-Cig Technologies
The main improvements are likely to take the form of improved manufacturing processes – to keep things like the heavy metal content of vapor to an absolute minimum – but in some areas, e-cigs are still in need of some high-tech innovation. Here are the top five technologies we think e-cigs are missing.
HuffPost Live Post Debate About E-Cigs
The Huffington Post has uploaded a 24-minute video debate in response to Contra Costa County’s decision to ban vaping in no smoking areas. The move also means that any sellers have to obtain a tobacco retailer license in order to sell any e-cigs. This is a controversial move, since e-cigs are not smoking and release nowhere near the level of chemicals you’d find in a tobacco cigarette, but the fierce debate still rages on.
International Vapor Group (IVG), manufacturer of South Beach Smoke and EverSmoke, is using this as an opportunity to introduce participants to e-cigarettes. This year’s No Smoking Day is all about showcasing the benefits smokers attain from quitting their expensive and unhealthy habit. For those not willing to completely abstain from nicotine, e-cigarettes are a still highly beneficial option. IVG has made it clear that smokers switching to their e-cigarette brands will still save a nice chunk of change as well as reap the health benefits associated from quitting smoking.
Most people who use tobacco, and there are plenty of them, have no idea that this plant is a relative of potatoes, tomatoes and eggplant, just to name a few. This plant, Nicotiana tabacam, is originally from America but is now cultivated in different parts of the world because of the immense demand for it.
Countries that Have Banned E-Cigarettes
It’s hard to see why anybody who was aware of e-cigarettes and has done some basic research on them could possibly conclude that they should be banned, but several countries have made that exact decision. You might be wondering why anybody would move to ban something with so much potential to reduce the harm associated with smoking, but the reasons don’t really stand up to much scrutiny. Here’s a list of the countries where e-cigarettes are banned, and a look at the most common reasons.
December saw a lot of awesome new devices hit the market, with the selection of temperature control capable, high-power box mods growing at its typically meteoric pace and an excellent range of sub ohm tanks and rebuildable atomizers vying for your post-Christmas purchases. So, let’s dive right in and see what vape-Santa brought for us last month.