The US and UK See Vaping Differently. Here's Why.

The US and UK See Vaping Differently. Here's Why.

An outbreak of a vaping-related illness in the United States has sickened hundreds and may be linked to the deaths of seven people, and an epidemic of youth vaping there has been called a "public health crisis."President Donald Trump's administration moved to ban e-cigarette flavors and there are warnings to avoid vaping altogether. But in the UK, there doesn't appear to be an outbreak of vaping-related sickness. Neither has vaping popularity soared among young people who never smoked. Rather, e-cigarettes have been embraced mostly as a way for adults to quit combustible cigarettes. Indeed, health authorities in the UK stand...

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Vape Shops Open in Two UK Hospitals

Vape Shops Open in Two UK Hospitals

Who's getting it right? The United States and the United Kingdom are taking very different approaches to the "vaping epidemic." In the US cities are banning the sale of all vapor products while cities in the UK are opening vape shops within hospitals to convert long term smokers to vaping.Why such different approaches to the same issue?Vape shops have opened in two NHS hospitals in the West Midlands as part of efforts to eradicate smoking in the UK. The outlets run by Ecigwizard are at Sandwell general hospital in West Bromwich and Birmingham city hospital, both of which are run...

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Is vaping like riding a bicycle with a helmet?

Is vaping like riding a bicycle with a helmet?

The impact of smoking on health is huge, obviously. Half of all lifelong smokers die early because of the habit basically losing 3 months of life expectancy for every year they smoke after the age of 35. Also, most would agree the habit is both physically and psychologically addictive. Vaping has now come along and tries to help people quit smoking; however, the jury might still be out, but Public Health England claims that vaping may be contributing to at least 20,000 smokers quitting every year.Vaping clearly has its critics (Google vaping news and you’ll 90% of the critics). Medical...

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New Vape Study That Shows Vaping Helps Smokers Quit For Good

Smokers Who Switch to Vaping Are Less Likely to Return to Smoking Study Finds

The second most popular New Year’s Resolution, behind only losing weight, is to stop smoking. It’s a lofty and great goal since smoking is one of the leading causes of preventable death worldwide.As everyone knows, there are a multitude of ways to try and stop smoking. There is the most common method of going “cold turkey” or using medication prescribed by a medical doctor. In recent years more individuals have utilized e-cigarettes to curb their smoking habits.There’s little doubt that e-cigarettes, more commonly known as “vapes”, are less harmful than conventional cigarettes. But discussions around exactly how harmful e-cigarettes could...

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