A marathon of misinformation: The divisive result of the latest vaping news
At the London Vape Co, we like to follow our customers progress, to ensure they find quitting as easy and pain free as possible.
Our Quitters series lets you tell us about your journey, from the highs, to the lows, and everything in between.
This week, we were lucky enough to hear Peter's story, which is one which many smokers can relate to!
CEO Anthony Mixides represents UK vapers with Hugo Rittson Thomas exhibition
The UK vaping scene is already having a significant impact on the smoking industry and the way in which the public has grown to value their health. But the future is even brighter.
The success of vaping prompts an important question, primarily regarding how the UK of the near future will integrate alternative tobacco products. The UK has introduced lenient, and generally liberal, controls with regards to the industry, avoiding the strict legislation that other governments have seen fit to implement.
The public has responded to vaping extremely positively, leading to the introduction of new sub-cultures and social identities. With this, it looks like vaping is here to stay.
E-cigarettes 97% safer than smoking according to new study
A new study has shown that E-cigarettes are up to 97% safer than conventional smoking.
In a study funded by Cancer Research UK and performed by the department of epidemiology and public health at UCL, it was found that long term vapers have significantly lower toxic and carcinogenic substances in their body when compared to smokers.
Vaping and the new smoking culture
The smoking culture is one of those dirty little terms that follows around users of tobacco products. Socialised smoking, smoking areas and other day to day realities of being a smoker often walk hand in hand with accusations of antisocial behaviour and less than favourable representations.
But then came vaping, a healthier alternative to smoking, which manages to trade off the negative aspects of smoking without reducing the satisfaction. But does the negative stigma attributed to smokers carry over to vapers?
Well, that is the definition of a yes/no question.
TOBACCO PRODUCTS DIRECTIVE “DISCRIMINATORY” TOWARDS VAPERS
With one day to go before the introduction of the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)the CEO of The London Vape Company has branded the directive as discriminatory which unfairly groups vaping with traditional tobacco smoking.