The Ugly Side of an Infant Industry

Obviously, I'm a big supporter of electronic cigarettes. Personally, I believe they are a safer alternative to tobacco which could save the lives of millions of people if they didn't face this heavy opposition from both sides of the fence (anti-smoking groups, the FDA and the World Health Organization on one hand, pharmaceutical companies...

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The Never Ending Debate Over E-Cigarette Safety

The fact that there are millions of people around the world who use and enjoy electronic cigarettes, doesn’t mean that everyone’s happy about them being around. There are plenty of people and organizations that will whip out research data faster than you can say...

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Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking? These Studies Say They Can

This is not one of those generic posts where the author rants about the miraculous properties of electronic cigarettes as smoking cessation devices, without citing any kind of hard evidence. I'm just going to share some interesting data collected in the last few years that points out the usefulness of e-cigarettes in quitting smoking. Although mainstream media seems eager to...

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Diabetes Expert Says Electronic Cigarettes Less Dangerous Than Tobacco for Sufferers

It's common knowledge that diabetes and smoking just don't mix. But there are sick people out there who just can't or refuse to quit, exposing themselves to serious health risks. Is switching to electronic cigarettes a safer alternative for them? Diabetes expert Sue Marshall seems to think so. James Dunworth, from Read More...

The Ploom Pax Vaporizer – New Competition for the Electronic Cigarette

Pax is a premium loose leaf vaporizer created by Ploom. Unlike electronic cigarettes, this particular gadget doesn't use e-liquid to produce vapor, but actual tobacco leaves. Its intriguing design and features could make the Ploom Pax a worthy competitor for e-cigs. Ploom is a small company that specializes in vaporizers. Created in 2004, by two Stanford students, as a graduate project, the company had created...

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Electronic Cigarettes or Smokeless Tobacco, Which Is Safer?

Just like electronic cigarettes, smokeless tobacco is one of the most popular-yet-controversial smoking alternatives on the market today, so we though a comparison between the two, to see which is safer, would be very interesting. As most of you probably already know, the most dangerous things about cigarette smoking are carbon dioxide and tar, both of which are residue of burnt...

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What’s the Deal with Exploding Electronic Cigarettes?

In case you've been living under a rock somewhere, and haven't heard the stories about electronic cigarettes exploding in people's mouths and causing sever injuries, we're here to let you know all about it - why this happens and how you can prevent it happening to you. When Hon...

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Silence About Tobacco Harm Reduction Is Killing Smokers

According to the latest statistics, about 450,000 Americans die of smoking-related causes, and a lot more have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medication. For many of them quitting is not an option, and because most anti-smoking groups repeatedly claim “there is no safe alternative to smoking". their only alternative is death. You quit or you die. That's basically what...

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Going Cold Turkey or Using E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking?

Over 45 million Americans smoke tobacco cigarettes, but most of them really are trying to quit. Using electronic cigarettes has become one of the most popular ways to kick the habit, but is it as effective as going cold turkey?

Most of the people I know claim that quitting cold turkey is the only way to really...

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