Electronic Cigarettes

Can We Please Stop Being So Overdramatic About E-Cigarettes?

Hilary Wardle | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Wardle

Propylene glycol is a solvent, and there is a natural hesitation when it comes to the idea of breathing in a 'chemical'. There are over 4000 chemicals in tobacco smoke, nearly all of which are more harmful than propylene glycol. Yes, of course it isn't ideal and we don't know much about the long term health risks associated with inhaling it, but surely one chemical is better than 4000?

WATCH: The 'Sexual' E-Cigarette Ad Banned Before 11pm

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

Two television adverts for an electronic cigarette brand have been banned before 11pm following 1,156 complaints that they were overly sexual and expl...

Time to Embrace The E-Cigarette

Harry Brown | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Brown

The e-cigarette has been steadily growing in popularity. Just last year the number of students using the device doubled. E-cigarettes are fast becoming a fixture of modern society.

Britain's First E-Cigarette Adverts Stubbed Out Over Baby and Nicotine Fears

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

Britain's first three e-cigarette commercials have been swiftly banned following viewer complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority. The adve...

E-Cigarettes To Be Sold.. By Tobacco Giant

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

Cigarette giant British American Tobacco is launching a new product - which will help people quit smoking. The company confirmed its entry into the...

E-Cigarettes To Be Regulated

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK

Electronic cigarettes are to be classed as "medicines" under new proposals to tighten up the regulation of nicotine-containing products. Manufacturers...

Stop Buying Cigs, Start Buying Tobacco Shares?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

The start of thousands of smokers' journeys to quit smoking for good began on Monday but investors say there's never been a better time to buy shares ...

Experts Warn Electronic Cigarettes Can Damage Lungs

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causi...