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Do E Cigarettes Affect Indoor Air Quality?

Tobacco cigarettes are known for their pungent smell, thick clouds of smoke and the lingering odour they leave behind. E cigarettes have none of these negative associations, and the vapour that is released is minimal and doesn’t hold much of an odour. Even the varying flavours of e cig cartridges don’t make much difference, and at most you may notice a slightly sweet smell.
 

A brief history of the electronic cigarette

By the end of 2013 electronic cigarettes had grown into a billion dollar industry with millions of smokers across the globe stubbing out tobacco cigarettes and making the switch to vaping. Interestingly e cigarettes are not a new invention; they were first developed in the 1960’s, but it seemed that the world wasn’t quite ready for them then.

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From 'Smirting' to Speed-Dating and Vaping

A few years back the term 'smirting' was coined when tobacco regulations forced smokers on to pavements and away from the doorways of pubs, clubs and buildings. These smokers, brought together by a common interest, began flirting with one another and the term 'smirting', or smoking and flirting, was used to describe this increasingly common activity. Fast-forward a few years to the advent of the electronic cigarette, and tobacco smokers now have a whole new avenue to explore when looking for romance.

Select a Nicotine Strength to Suit You

One of the major benefits of an e cigarette is that it allows you to alter your nicotine intake as you wish, but it can be tricky trying to work out what strength of e-liquid you need to opt for in order to enjoy the most satisfying vape. These tips will help you select a nicotine strength that best suits you.
 
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Everything You Need to Know About E Cigarettes and Travelling

If you are going to be travelling in the foreseeable future, it’s important to know whether your e cigarette should be making its way into your luggage or if it’s best left at home for the duration of your journey. 
 
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Can Vaping Make You Smarter?

It’s been proven that nicotine can have a beneficial effect on those who are stressed, and any vaper will tell you that a few draws on their e cigarette calms them down and helps them focus. But it seems that nicotine doesn’t just have a calming effect; it can also make you smarter.
 
Can Vaping Make You Smarter?

BBC Trust Me Im A Doctor - Are electronic cigarettes safe?

Medical journalist Michael Mosley examines the growing trend for electronic cigarettes and asks if they are safe. 

Can Your Electronic Cigarette Set Off a Smoke Detector?

One of the most noticeable differences between e cigarettes and their tobacco counterparts is that the electronic devices do not emit smoke. Instead, the “smoke” that is created is actually a cloud of vapour. The question then arises that if one is used indoors, on an aeroplane or in any other place where there is a smoke detector, will it be triggered by vaping?
 
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Understanding the Lifespan of E Liquids

The general consensus may be that, when stored correctly, e liquid can last for a long period of time. However, this isn’t always a good thing, as the quality may degrade, oxidisation may take place and nicotine may start to decompose.
 
Your e liquid may not come with an expiry date listed, but if you want to get the most out of e cigarettes and vaping, it’s best not to keep bottles for months on end.
 
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Getting the Most Satisfying Throat Hit from Your E Cigarette

When trying something new, it can take time to refine your skills and maximise the enjoyment you attain from almost any activity, and vaping is no different. E cigarettes offer an excellent alternative to the rather pungent and unhealthy tobacco versions, and many vapers have found that when making the switch it takes a little bit of time to perfect their technique.
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