E Cigarettes

Could E-Cigarettes Containing Nicotine Increase Your Risk Of Heart Attack?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

E-cigarettes have long proven divisive. While Public Health England (PHE) suggests they are roughly 95% less harmful than tobacco, a number of smaller...

If You Smoke E-Cigarettes, Do You Know How TPD Will Affect You?

Alexandra Johnson | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Johnson

Significant changes (stipulated by the EU) to the vaping industry were put into place last May, allowing a year's transition before the whole industry had to fully comply. And as of 20 May 2017, those who have come to rely on vaping as a means to make it through the day, might be in for a bit of a shock.

E-Cigarettes: A Blessing Or A Curse?

Stuart Gale | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Gale

There have been a number of conflicting reports on the health implications of smoking e-cigarettes. In spite of a Public Health England review finding that they are 95% safer than traditional cigarettes and are an effective quitting aid, the wider health implications for smokers and non-smokers alike, are unknown.

How E-Cigarettes Can Help You Stop Smoking And Live A Longer Life

Matthew Finch | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Finch

On average, smokers in the UK smoke eleven cigarettes a day . If we apply that to the model confirmed by the BMJ, then, we see that smokers lose around two hours per day, or roughly thirty days a year. Conversely, when applied to ex-smokers, the maths show a more positive outcome: Every twelve years, non-smokers can extend their life expectancy by one year.

How To Replace Smoking With Vaping... And Then Quit Altogether

Adam Manuel | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Manuel

In 2015 Public Health England published a review stating that vaporizers were 95% less harmful than cigarettes. Afterwards NHS Smoke Free started to a...

E-cigarettes 'Can Help Prevent Weight Gain In Smokers Trying To Quit'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who are worried about weight gain after quitting smoking should try electronic cigarettes, according to a new study. Researchers discovered th...

When Citizens In The 'Nanny State Capital Of The World' Question The World Health Organisation, You Have To Sit Up And Listen

David Williams | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Politics
David Williams

Recently, Australia had the dubious honour of being labelled the 'nanny state capital of the world.' While places around the world are dealing with ...

E-Cigarettes Linked To Successful Attempts At Quitting Smoking

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People who smoke e-cigarettes are more likely to successfully quit smoking, research suggests. A new study published in the BMJ found the growth in us...

The World Health Organisation Is In Crisis - And At A Crossroads

David Williams | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK
David Williams

The specific accusations made against WHO are too numerous to list here, and I will outline only three. Firstly, there is proof of serious malpractice. WHO seems to have developed a collective allergy to innovative health solutions.

Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Competitive Vaping

Jess Melia | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Melia

And no, I'm not joking. Vaping has become a sport. It's not new thing either, having risen to prominence in the West Coast of the U.S with the inception of e-cigarettes in 2007 and is now widespread throughout America. Since some of the world's top sportsmen and women are showcasing themselves in Rio right now, I thought I'd delve into this bizarre world and look at some of the 'athletes' this particular 'sport' has to offer.

If E-Cigs Help Us De-Cig, What's the Government's Problem?

Sam Lewis-Hargreave | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Lewis-Hargreave

The UK Royal College of Physicians have published a new report reiterating e-cigs' use as a quitting tool. However, legislators all over the world are falling over themselves to regulate e-cigarettes into e-blivion, even though the science doesn't always back them up.

E-Cigs - Gateway Drug or Quit Aid?

Kylie Barton | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kylie Barton

The e-cig has sky-rocketed in popularity - cool looking vape-shops now litter most high streets. It is like the time before we knew how bad cigs were for us, glitzy advertising, alluring packaging, a variety of delicious flavours - all of which appeal to the rebellious teen (or apparently infant!).

Are E-cigarettes a Viable Way to Quit Smoking?

Sam Cohen | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Cohen

Out of the 500 survey participants, only 11.6% of people said that they didn't see vaping as a safer alternative. However, with such a high percentage of people claiming to still be unsure, the amount of people picking up an e-cigarette to quit smoking will definitely be affected.

Tobacco Lobbyists Puff-Up eCigarette Prices

Rob Comley | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Politics
Rob Comley

Whilst reading the paper on yesterday morning's commute into work, you may have been amazed to read plans of a tax hike from Brussels which will send ...

E-Cigarettes 'No Better' Than Smoking Tobacco

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

E-cigarettes could be "no better" for health than smoking tobacco, scientists have warned. A new study has shown that vapour from the devices can ...

Man Hospitalised After Vaping Burned A Hole In His Lung

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

A father-of-three was hospitalised after his electronic cigarette spilled hot liquid nicotine down his throat, burning a hole in his right lung. R...

E-cigarettes: What We Know

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Kevin Fenton

Are e-cigarettes safe? Will they help me to quit smoking? Will they harm my kids or encourage them to smoke? These are important questions. And because e-cigarettes have become popular so fast, from being virtually unheard of to 2.6million British users in under ten years, we need to answer them.

Get E-Cigarettes On The NHS, Health Officials Urge

PA | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

Government health officials want to see GPs able to prescribe e-cigarettes on the NHS, they said today as they published a review that said vaping is ...

Changing Trends Show Many Teens Getting Hooked On E-Cigs

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A new study has revealed shocking trends among young people, with many getting hooked on what researchers call "alcopops of the nicotine world". Th...

How Vaping Could Pose A Higher Cancer Risk Than Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An estimated 2.1 million people use e-cigarettes in the UK, but if you thought vaping was a healthier alternative to smoking you may want to think aga...

This Could Be Spliffing News For Cannabis Lovers

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The first legal cannabis e-cigarette could soon be landing on British soil. And when we say soon, we mean next Thursday - or so say the Metro. The...

E-Cigarettes Start Kids Nice And Young

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Cunningham

This is good news for the tobacco companies who are looking to sustain their business model and have cleverly introduced vaping as the acceptable face of nicotine addiction. If it doesn't do any harm then what's the problem?

This Woman Is Doing Something Not Seen In A TV Ad For 49 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

The first advert to show people smoking for nearly 50 years are airing air on British television today. A commercial for e-cigarette brand VIP will...

How To Make Sure Your E-Cigarette Doesn't Start A Fire

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Fire officers who have seen a rise in reported incidents caused by e-cigarettes have issued advice on how to use the cigarette replacements safely. ...

Why Not Add Nicotine to Cornflakes? It Would Boost the Economy

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Cunningham

Advertising addictive chemicals is an oddity. There are few products out there that are licensed and taxed and advertised that are specifically designed to inhibit the users ability to control themselves. Apart from alcohol of course but hey.