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EU TPD E Cigarette Regulations

The EU TPD E Cigarette Regulations – How might they affect you? < Go Back

THE EU TPD E CIGARETTE REGULATIONS – 20/05/2017 On the 20th May 2017, the UK enforced the new EU TPD Regulations on e cigs. If you’ve heard about them but aren’t sure what they involve or how they might affect you, check out the infographic below to find out more…       You won’t notice any difference to our product range as we’ve been busy over the last 12 months ensuring that our product…

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New Year’s Resolutions – How to stop smoking < Go Back

New Year, New You. It’s time to get those new year’s resolutions in. But this time, stick to them. So, what resolution is right for you? With ‘getting healthy’ as the most popular resolution based search term, it could be that. There are many different ways to achieve this, but perhaps the most common and effective is, yes, you guessed it – stop smoking! Google searches for ‘how to stop smoking’ increase considerably in January,…

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E-cigarette smell – why it doesn’t linger < Go Back

E-cigarettes have never had the stigma that traditional smoking has always had – the smell. For some the smell of cigarettes is nostalgic but there’s no getting away from the fact that the aroma lingers on and on. The smoke often clings on to furniture and furnishings of the long term smoker and it not only smells like decay but also leaves toxins in the surrounding environment according to ANR (Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights). However,…

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smoking E-Cig leaves a trail of E-Cig smoke.

Blown up in vape – we bust the latest E-Cig myths < Go Back

Headlines are there to shock, provoke and create a reaction. It’s hard therefore to see beyond the headlines and to establish what’s fact and what’s fiction. So we’re getting our eyeglasses out and sharing our thoughts on the most shocking E-Cig headline of recent times… “Vaping IS a gateway to smoking: Teenagers who use e-cigarettes ‘are six times more likely to smoke tobacco’ ” (Mail online) The Mail online has never been a publication to…

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A man vapes in a park with the European Union flag drapped down next to him. Will the e-cig ban on advertising affect his vote?

Will the E-cig Ad ban sway your EU vote? < Go Back

E-cigs have undoubtedly played a large role in helping smokers quit. We discussed in a recent blog the growing number of organisations, including the Royal College of Physicians, supporting the widespread use of E-cigs as an alternative to smoking. Public Health England also stated that ‘E-cigs were 95% less harmful than tobacco smoking’ (Campaign 2016). With all the new research supporting the use of E-cigs, new legislation should be there to protect the industry and…

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Five Smoking Hot Trends In E Cigarette Culture < Go Back

E Cigarette Culture The E-cig debate continues to roll on this week. Celebrity doctor Christian Jensen (from Embarrassing Bodies) congratulated Nottingham University Hospitals Trust for lifting their ‘ridiculous’ ban on eCigs. On Twitter there’s lots of anger flying around; people want E-cigs to be an easy alternative to smoking and that’s the way it should be. However, we wanted a break from the E-cig debate this week. So sit back, relax as we run through…

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Research finds that young people do not see vaping as a form of smoking < Go Back

Durham University has today published details of new research that states that young people do not see e cigarettes as a form of smoking. A study led by Fiona Measham, a Professor of Criminology at the university, claims that young people experience different motivations for using e-cigarettes to those of adults. The study looked at trends in smoking-related attitudes and behaviours amongst 14 to 25 year olds and found that only 28% of participants used…

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Scientist corrects claims made on her own anti-e-cig research < Go Back

The lead scientist who conducted an e-cigarette study that recently ignited controversy has now formally issued a correction in order to clarify that the research did not find e-cigarette vapour was as harmful as cigarette smoke. The scientist in question, Dr Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, was the lead researcher on the “Oral Oncology” study that cited two e-cigarette products “damaged cells in ways that could lead to cancer.”

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5 things you will know if you are a vaper < Go Back

Vaping is becoming a huge phenomenon, which has even spawned its own subculture of people coming together to share their mutual love of the pastime. We have taken a look at 5 things you will only understand if you are a vaper, how many of these are relatable to you?

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E cigarette UK user vaping rather than smoking

Estimated 400,000 smokers in a single country quit thanks to E cigarettes < Go Back

E cigarettes could well be the most important factor in thousands of people giving up smoking for good, according to a recent study published in the International Journal of Public Health. France’s 2014 Health Barometer used responses from a representative sample of the French population – just over 15,500 people – and sought to investigate the relationship between tobacco and e cigarette use.

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The stark truths behind tobacco smoking and lung cancer < Go Back

It’s a tough subject, but sometimes we simply have to face up to the facts. Were you aware that there are in excess of a staggering 7,000 toxic chemicals in cigarette smoke? Also, did you know that globally, smoking tobacco alone is accountable for 6 million deaths annually?

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Barack Obama and eight other celebrities who have stopped smoking < Go Back

With the news that pop mogul Simon Cowell has drastically reduced the number of cigarettes he smokes for the sake of his new son Eric, we have compiled a number of high profile celebrities who took the plunge and managed to kick the habit altogether. Mr Cowell, if you are reading this, the team here at OK E-Cig have a wonderful range of e-cigarette (UK based) products that would help you stop your tobacco habit…

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Myth busting e-cigs: part two of our guide to clearing up e-cigarette misconceptions < Go Back

Welcome back to the second, and final instalment of our guide to dispelling the commons myth surrounding e-cigarettes and their accessories. We are all aware that, just like with anything new, there’s undoubtedly going to be various myths, theories, and general hearsay that gets circulated, from old misinformation, to more deceptive reasons. It’s important for you to have the right facts to hand as this is the best way to disassemble these collective myths, so…

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