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What's Up with Nicotine Salt?

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One of the newest and biggest trends in vaping right now is salt nic juices, but is it more than just a trend? While not everyone who vapes is looking to supplement smoking, a majority of vapers prefer their juices with varying nicotine strengths and may find themselves switching from traditional freebase nicotine based juices to the salt nic variety.  Nicotine salts form naturally in leaf tobacco and are considered a more stable form of nicotine than freebase. One of the big claims in terms of benifits is quicker absorption. Nicotine salts seem to provide vapers with better nicotine blood absorption, which...

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Recent Study Shows Vaping Can Save 6.6 Million Lives

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In a recent study published by the Journal of Tobacco Control says that vaping can end up saving millions of people who could've died prematurely due to the negative health effects associated with smoking. In the study, a status quo scenario was developed to project smoking rates and health outcomes in the absence of vaping and in comparisson a subsition modle where cigarette use is largley replaced with vaping over a 10-year period. The authos of this study were able to calculate the outcomes by using complex computer modles which accounted for the risks and benifits of the two scenarios. They found...

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Stoptober: UK Anti-Smoking Campaign Promotes Vaping

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For this first time ever, the United Kingdom Stoptober campaign promotes vaping as a safer alternative for those looking to quit smoking. Since its start in 2012, Stoptober has driven over 1 million to quit smoking and is based on research which shows why you are more likely to quit for good if you refrain from smoking for the first 28 days. Stoptober runs from Oct. 1st - 28th and offers many resources on their website. In addition to information regarding switching from smoking to vaping the website also offers information on medicines to help with nicotine cravings, face-to-face support...

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FDA Vaping Regulations Pushed to August 2022

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In an announcement last Friday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb pushed back FDA e-cigarette regulations by an additional five years. A small sigh of relief can be heard by the American vaping industry as the deadline for applying for the Pre-Market Tobacco license has been extended although securing a PMTA is no small feat and is still a daunting and costly task even with the extension. According to the FDA's regulations, a PMTA is required to be filed and approved for every vape related hardware product released after February 2007. The original deadline was supposed to be August 2018, which was extended...

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Great News! England Says Yes to Vaping in Official Tobacco Control Plan

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As of last Tuesday, England is now known as the first country in the world to promote vaping as a safe alternative to smokers looking to quit as part of their official tobacco control plan. While it applies only to England as opposed to the entire UK, this should be considered a huge win for vaping and its advocates. The objectives of the tobacco control plan are to: Reduce the number of 15-year-olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less. Reduce smoking among adults in England from 15.5% to 12% or less. Reduce the inequality gap in smoking...

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