Tag: Nicotine

Local Vaping Bans Undermining Public Health, Permits Smoking

Localities across the country are attempting to curtail access to electronic cigarettes in the name of protecting public health, but experts are warning such policies undermine gains made in reducing the smoking rate. Steve Birr | October 19th, 2017 The R Street Institute, a free-market think tank based in Washington, D.C., argues in a report published Monday that policies restricting vaping will result in less smokers ditching the habit for alternative, and safer, technologies. While researchers argue legislation aimed at cutting down on the use of combustible cigarettes is admirable, they caution against policies that falsely conflate nicotine-based devices with tobacco products. […]

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Study: Researchers Finds Vaping Could Be A Lifesaver

Researchers say it could save millions of lives, but only if cigarette smokers make the switch. By Amy Martyn – ConsumerAffairs.com | October 4th, 2017 Trading in cigarettes for vaping could spare as many as 6.6 million American smokers from early death, according to researchers from the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. But whether vaping actually helps people quit their cigarette addictions is a controversial question that the Georgetown researchers do not address in that figure. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that cigarettes (including exposure to secondhand smoke) kill 480,000 Americans each year. The Georgetown study claims that, optimistically, switching to e-cigarettes could add as many […]

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E-Cigs: Why The Huge Boom In The Smoking Alternative?

With over 1300 registered e-cig stores in the UK, 59 of which are in Manchester, it is no secret that the vape business and community has surged in recent years. By Kieran Isgin | October 2nd, 2017 For those not in the know, electronic cigarettes (commonly referred to as e-cigarettes or e-cigs) are a form of tobacco product in which a person puts liquid containing nicotine into an electronically powered vaporizer that turns the liquid into a vapor for the person to inhale and get the nicotine into their system. A popular e-cig store in Manchester is Vape Lounge on […]

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Teens Who Vape Double Their Risk For Smoking Cigarettes

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. By news-medical.net | September 18th, 2017 The study — from the University of Waterloo and the Wake Forest School of Medicine — found that students in grades seven to 12 who had tried an e-cigarette are 2.16 times more likely to be susceptible to cigarette smoking. “Since e-cigarettes came on the market there has been a debate about whether their use may lead to cigarette smoking,” said Bruce Baskerville, the co-author on the study and a researcher at the Propel Centre for Population Health […]

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Liverpool Vape Shop Targeted For Controversial Art Work

The Juice Connection vape shop has brought a pop of color to Fifth Street in downtown East Liverpool. By WYTV Staff | September 5th, 2017 A mural was hand-painted on its storefront, but city officials aren’t happy with the artwork. The city’s Design Review Board said the graffiti painting on the building has to go because it doesn’t fit in with city’s designated historical district. Owner Brad Anderson said he has gotten positive feedback about the artwork and the cost of having to cover it is going to set back his opening date. “People come by when I am sitting […]

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