World Overrun By Vapers – Not Cool

World Overrun By Vapers

OK look, we need to talk about vaping and its dangers. I’m not necessarily talking about the new damning reports detailing malfunctioning e-cigarettes that appear to be taking their cue from Westworld by turning on their masters and blowing up. The dangers I’m talking about are the ones to your pride, … Continue reading

Teens Smoke To Lose Weight

Teen Smoking

Doctors and public health experts assume that people smoke cigarettes because they’re addicted to the nicotine. But, among US teens who are frequent smokers, 46 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys smoke in part to control their weight. “It’s not always just about the immediate pleasure or enjoyment; … Continue reading

Adele Says Giving Up Smoking Made Her Voice Weaker

Adele Quit Smoking Voice Weaker

In 2011, Adele underwent surgery after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage. It was like “someone put a curtain over my throat…and I could feel it,” she told 60 Minutes of the potentially career-ending injury. “It felt like something popped in my throat.” Not only did the pop star have to … Continue reading

Big Tobacco Lying To Fight CA Prop 56

Kids Vape Juice

It should come as no surprise but here’s yet another example of Big Tobacco and the flat out lies that they tell to continue selling their products. This article from earlier in August outlines how Big Tobacco is, “FURIOUS and are resorting to a lot of different tactics to defeat … Continue reading

People Are Suing Over Exploding E-Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes Vapers Nam Y. Huh - AP

Some people see vaping as a safe (or safer) alternative to traditional cigarettes. As of this writing I think I’d probably share that opinion but I reserve the right to change my opinion based on future studies and findings. I’m not here to debate that (today). I ran across this … Continue reading

Smoking in 2016 – Where Are We Now?

Smoking in 2016 Infographic

I ran across this info graphic the other day and I wanted to share it. It’s called Smoking in 2016 – Where Are We Now? It was created by Steve at Purplebox Vapours. As you know I’m not a big fan of vaping necessarily, but Steve’s infographic focuses 100% on … Continue reading

Are You Helpless To Prevent Cancer? Maybe Not

Helpless To Prevent Cancer

Cancer… odds are you know someone that this disease has affected (or it’s affected you). It is one of the main reasons that people cite when they’re in the process of quitting smoking or chewing tobacco. Many times people feel that they are helpless when it comes to preventing the … Continue reading

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Working Adults

New York Times E-Cig

Vaping. E-cigs. They’ve been been promoted as a smoking cessation aid however, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has concluded that current evidence is insufficient to recommend them for tobacco cessation among adults. Additionally, e-cigarettes are NOT an FDA-approved cessation aid. This report shows that in 2014, an estimated 5.5 million … Continue reading

Vaping Teens More Likely to Move on to Cigarettes

Smoking Damages Your Gums and Teeth

A study published recently suggests that teenagers who use e-cigarettes are FAR more likely to begin smoking tobacco cigarettes than those who don’t try “vaping.” The study also says older teens who try e-cigs have six times the odds of trying regular cigarettes within two years than those who never used the devices. … Continue reading

E-lectronic cigarettes will now be regulated much like tobacco cigarettes

Federal Ruling on Vaping

In a huge ruling today it was announced that electronic cigarettes and premium cigars will now be regulated the same way as tobacco cigarettes and regular cigars. Premium, hand-rolled cigars will also be included in the new regulation which also prohibits the sale of “covered tobacco products” to individuals under the age of … Continue reading