The Vype iSwitch Promises Smokeless Fuel for Your Cravings

Everybody knows somebody who has succumbed to traditional smoking. My nan smoked like a train and suffered the consequences. My grandfather lost a lung to smoking, but kept on toking and the habit ended up getting the better of him too. And while people are smoking less these days for sure, where does the fangled e-cigarette and vaping scene fit in amongst this dying trend? Read More >>

Vape Flavours Are Sketchy AF, Yet Another Study Finds

The growing appeal of e-cigarettes, particularly among teens, has often been attributed to the assortment of sweet and fruity flavoured vaping fluids—flavors that traditional tobacco cigarettes have long been barred from including. But in addition to making vaping more appealing, these flavouring chemicals may be harmful to health in their own right, according to a new study. Read More >>

Vaping May Not Help People Quit Smoking After All

One of the biggest arguments in favour of vaping is that it can help people ease themselves away from their addiction to tobacco smoking. But a new study published this week in PLoS One seems to offer a strong rebuttal to that line of thought. It suggests that people who use both tobacco and e-cigarettes are actually less likely to quit smoking than people who only stick to tobacco. Read More >>

The Flavouring Chemicals in E-Cigarettes May Harm Blood Vessels

The wide assortment of flavourings used to spice up your vaping experience could be damaging your cardiovascular system, suggests new research released today. The study, published in the journal of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, found that several common e-cigarette flavourings can directly harm blood vessels. But, as with so many similar studies, it’s hard to tell how relevant the findings are to a typical vaper. Read More >>

One Vaping Flavour Can Harm Human Cells, Study Finds

It’s a lingering question as to just how dangerous firing up an e-cigarette really is, especially when compared to the health impact of traditional tobacco cigarettes. Yet research presented this week at the American Thoracic Society’s annual conference suggests that part of the potential harm of vaping could come from the chemicals used to give them flavor. Read More >>

E-Cig Vapour Tested Positive for Lead and Arsenic in New Study

A new study, published Thursday in Environmental Health Perspectives, adds more evidence to the idea that e-cigarettes aren’t an entirely risk-free endeavour. It suggests that the very act of vaping might be exposing people to unsafe levels of toxins like lead and arsenic. Read More >>

The Government is Launching Another Inquiry About the Impact of E-Cigs on Health

The government clearly can't decide whether e-cigarettes are a good thing or not, because the Science and Technology Committee has launched a fresh inquiry into their impact on people's health. The inquiry will also be looking at the financial implications they have on businesses and the NHS, plus regulations that guide their use. Read More >>

Study Shows E-Cigarettes Cause Lung Damage

A recent study has shown that electronic cigarettes can cause lung damage and are definitely not a harmless alternative to cigarettes. Read More >>

The Best Box Mods: Next-Level Vaping Beyond E Cigs

Looking to move up in the vaping world? It's time to start considering the best box mods. I've already rounded up a range of entry level, mass market e-cig devices, the best e-cig 'eGo' devices that people just starting out with vaping might pick up to test the waters. Now attentions are being turned to the ever growing market of box mod vaping kits, which represent a step up in vaping quality experience and customisation for the more serious user. If you're looking to upgrade to one of the best box mods, this should help you find the one for you. Read More >>

Motion to Ban E-Cigarettes From Public Places Gets Mixed Response From Doctors

The medical world is still very much split on the topic of e-cigarettes, with some senior doctors now calling for them to be banned from public places. Dr Iain Kennedy, a consultant in public health from Glasgow, proposed the motion at the British Medical Association’s annual meeting in Belfast this week, receiving support in some quarters and criticism in others. Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know About the UK’s New Tobacco Laws

As if smokers didn’t have enough to worry about, what with having to brave the British summer every time they fancy sucking back on a smoke stick, having really smelly fingers and, you know, being stuck on a road to cancerville, new tobacco laws have just come into force in the UK and across Europe. Read More >>

E-Cigs Should Be Encouraged and Endorsed, Declares Doctor Report

E-cigarettes have received overwhelming support in a new Royal College of Physicians report, which says they should be used to help smokers quit. The people in lab coats have declared the electronic puffers “much safer” than regular fags, and said they make it easier to kick the bucket habit. Read More >>

It is Finally Officially Not OK to Vape on an American Plane 

The US Department of Transportation has had it with e-cigarettes and vapes on America’s commercial aircraft. Read More >>

This Is What Happens When an E-Cig Explodes in Your Pocket

An Kentucky man was sent to the hospital for second-degree burns last weekend, when his e-cig exploded like a firework in his pocket. And he hasn’t been the only one with such luck. Read More >>

It May Be Safer to Eat Your Flavoured E-Cigarettes Than Smoke Them

E-cigarettes have finally become mainstream, thanks to the fact they’re supposed to be far less harmful than regular cigarettes. However, despite the multitude of thumbs-up signals vapers have received from the scientific community over the past couple of years, a new study now claims that e-cigs are actually horrifically toxic. Here we go again. Read More >>