Scientists Criticise US Surgeon General's Attitude towards E-Cigs.

Scientists Slam US Surgeon General’s Attitude Towards E-Cigarettes

If you’ve heard of the US surgeon generals report on e-cigarettes, you’re probably aware that it is far from positive. The report: painted a picture of an e-cigarette epidemic amongst youth smokers ignored rapidly falling smoking rates amongst youth since e-cigs became popular used data from smoking studies to reach conclusions on nicotine in vapour […]

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Polosa interview on the effect of vaping on blood pressure and asthma.

E-Cigs Reversing Harm From Smoking? Interview with Professor Polosa.

Harm reduction. That’s been the key argument for switching from cigarettes to vaping. But what if vaping didn’t just to lead to harm reduction but harm reversal? Professor Polosa has been studying the effect vaping has on patients with blood pressure and asthma, and kindly agreed to answer a few of our questions. What is it […]

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Image showing lungs filling up with water.

Ecigs, Water Vapour and The Lungs: Should You Be Concerned?

Could water vapour from e-cigs collect in your lungs, and become a breeding ground for germs? That’s the advice some health professionals are giving. And because of this, some smokers are still smoking, despite the fact Public Health England believes e-cigs are at least 95% safer than smoking. Here’s a recent email I received: Hi, James […]

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E-cigs Lipoid Pneumonia

Can E-Cigarettes Cause Lipoid Pneumonia?

– Source: Yahoo News There are 2.5 million vapers in the UK. An estimated 30 million people have vaped in America, and there are many millions more around the world. Two of them have experienced a case of lipoid pneumonia. Both were former smokers. Despite the numbers, some now believe e-cigarettes can cause lipoid pneumonia. As we […]

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Interview Louise Ross E-cigarettes & NHS

How One NHS Clinic Is Using E-Cigarettes to Help Smokers

While at the E-Cigarette Summit this year (if you haven’t read our write up, do check it out here – there are some great quotes) I heard Louise Ross speak. Louise is the manager for Leicester’s Stop Smoking Service, the first stop smoking service in the UK to become ‘e-cig friendly’. She gave a great talk, […]

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10 Experts Discuss the Benefits of E-Cigarettes on Camera

There’s no evidence that e-cigarettes are safe! That’s a claim made all over the internet. Another is that there has been no research into the devices. But while we wait for our trade organisation, ECITA, to finish uploading over 800 studies conducted into electronic cigarettes, you might like to see what actual scientists, doctors and […]

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Polosa on Metals in E Cigarettes

Metals In ECigarette Vapour: Do You Need to Worry?

Are you worried about metals in ecigarettes? With recent media headlines screaming that ecig vapour contain metals, you won’t be the only one. But with the levels of metal seemingly very low, I thought further analysis was needed. That proved difficult, as every study into metals in vapour and cigarette smoke seems to use different variables. Fortunately, […]

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Black and white image of Dr Norman Jacobson holding the Favour cigarette.

Vaping 1970’s Style: An Interview with One of the Pioneers

Last week I was surprised to discover that the first mentions of vapings appeared to come from the late 70’s/early 80’s (see The Origins of Vaping). The inventor of that device has since passed away. However,  since I wrote that post I’ve been very fortunate to interview the (very charming!) Dr Jacobson who pioneered the use […]

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