E-Cigarette Summit Round Up

E-Cig Summit 4 Round Up: Vape Heavy Weights Debate

Back in 2013, e-cigs faced a huge threat: Medical regulation. If medical regulation had gone ahead in Europe, vaping as we know it would have been changed for ever. Tanks would have disappeared off the shelves, e-liquid would only be available on the black market and the only devices you could buy in shops would […]

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PG in E-Cigarettes

Propylene Glycol in E-Cigarettes – Is PG Dangerous to Inhale?

Dihydrogen monoxide is used in pesticides, as a solvent in industry settings and a coolant in nuclear power plants, but you consume it every day. That’s because it’s just water. Di-hydrogen mon-oxide: H2O. Chemicals tend to have pretty scary-looking names, but they’re all around us, all the time. “Propylene glycol” sounds almost alien the first time […]

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Exposed Junk ECig Science

19 E-Cig Studies Exposed As Junk Science

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos does a huge amount for the vaping community. He’s a prolific researcher and he spends a lot of time refuting anti-vaping junk science. In response to his efforts to get a study retracted, he received the following email from a consumer: This heartbreaking story cuts to the core of a big problem… […]

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20 e-cigarette studies

20 Top E-Cig Studies To Silence The Doubters

Time after time we have been told that there is no proof that e-cigs are better than tobacco cigarettes. In doing so, the anti-ecig lobby, often funded by competing industries, have ignored the advice and research of the very experts and scientists who are at the forefront of electronic cigarette research. So while last month […]

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Farsalinos research help

New ECigarette Research Needs Your Help

Many of our regular readers will know Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos (who we interviewed here and here) has been one of the more active researchers into electronic cigarettes and is also behind the website ECigarette Research. While not afraid to make recommendations to the industry on how to improve product quality and maximise efficiency, he has been […]

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Diacetyl in ecigarettes what they never told you

Diacetyl in Electronic Cigarettes: What you need to know!

Sitting on Highway 71 in Missouri is a factory producing microwavable popcorn. The factory used a flavour called Diacetyl to produce its popcorn – and, according to one of its employees, Eric Peoples, it did so at three times the usual levels. In the late 1990’s, workers at the factory, including Eric Peoples, began to get ill. Initially […]

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Revolving nicotine molecule.

E-Cigs Safer Than Smoking Say Scientists

In a new paper five scientists, Professor Polosa, Professor Brad Rodu, Assistant Professor Caponneto, Research Fellow Maglia and Assistant Professor Raciti, argue the case for electronic cigarettes. Professor Polosa also kindly agreed to answer some questions we had about the study. In the paper the authors highlight the  apparent safety and improving quality of electronic cigarettes, as […]

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Two boys sitting on a step with cigarettes in hand.

The Shocking Truth About Children and Electronic Cigarettes

It’s the rallying call of both the Anti-Smoking movement and the Anti-Electronic Cigarette movement. Think of the children. It’s also the strongest arguments of an EU lobby calling for an effective ban on e-cigarettes as they are today. But the play on the fears and emotions of the public ignore some important questions. Are children […]

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