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10 Surprising Benefits of Nicotine

You know nicotine has got a bad reputation, right? But did you know that reputation is largely unfounded? In fact, some evidence suggests that nicotine alone isn’t that addictive, and that it is the other chemicals found in tobacco smoke, coupled with the behavioural aspects that make smoking as addictive as it is. (Possibly this is  the […]

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Could Vaping Reduce Your Blood Pressure?

Like many other vapers, I’ve always thought that both smoking and nicotine lead to an increase in our blood pressure. After all, nicotine constricts our blood vessels, making it harder for the heart to pump blood around our veins. And many health sites offer advice like: “After two hours without a cigarette, your heart rate and […]

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Why Everything They Told You About Nicotine Addiction May Be Wrong…

And just how addictive is nicotine when removed from tobacco? One of the most shocking scenes of Trainspotting is this: Some people believe this scene exaggerates withdrawal symptons (more on this later), but heroin is known to be difficult to quit. Yet according to respected sources there’s something much harder to quit. Nicotine. (After reading this, […]

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An Interview with Nicotine Expert Dr Jacques Le Houezec On Eliquid: Storage, Safety and More

Neurologist Dr Jacques Le Houezec is the Honorary Lecturer, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, England, a founder member of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco and manager of treatobacco.net. You can find him blogging at Le Blog de Jacques Le Houzeq. Eliquid and Addiction JD: One of most fascinating possibilities to […]

Inhaling Nicotine Doesn’t Hurt, But It Could Make You Thinner Say Researchers!

research suggests long term nicotine inhalation causes you no harm use of nicotine could help you lose weight tobacco has been used throughout history to control appetite One problem with electronic cigarettes is that while short term studies have been carried out, there haven’t been any very long term studies. Scientists tell us that the […]

E-Cigarettes: Not just another NRT aid!

The Emperor’s New Electronic Cigarette! By Paul Bergen of tobaccoharmreduction.org CN Creative have announced that they are moving forward with plans to finish Nicadex, “a nicotine replacement therapy product for use as part of medically supervised smoking cessation programmes”. E-Cigarettes and Nicotine Replacement Therapy This sounded like very good news, another alternative for smokers. However, whereas there are several […]

Vaping: It’s all about pleasure

By researcher Paul Bergen of tobaccoharmreduction.org What anti-smokers never seem to quite understand is that smoking is a pleasure.  It is not, as some have characterized it, a disease.  And any solutions or alternatives to smoking that are based on the ludicrous idea that people don’t actually enjoy it are bound to have dismal success […]