Smoking Daily E-Cigarettes Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

Daily-E-Cigs

It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted anything to WTP here but I ran across this article today and I had to share: New research has revealed that e-cigarettes may be more dangerous than previously thought. To the point that it suggests daily use may DOUBLE the risk of … Continue reading

The Devastating Impact of Cigarette Butts on the Environment

Back in August of last year we ran with an info graphic called Smoking in 2016 – Where Are We Now? that was created by Steve at Purplebox Vapours. It focused 100% on tobacco cigarettes with no mention of vaping. Steve’s back again today with another info graphic called The … 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

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

E-cigs Exploding In Vapers’ Mouths

E-Cigarettes Vapers Nam Y. Huh - AP

Daniel Pickett (24) was driving when the e-cig he was holding made a funny noise. According to his attorney, “He noticed a static-y sound. Literally, half a second later, it vented, or exploded. It just really tore the heck out of his hand and arm.” Burn and trauma experts at Harborview … Continue reading

Advertising Works – Our Children Prove It

I’ll take “Stuff we all know” for $1,000 Alex. Advertising affects what we want. Otherwise why would companies spend billions of dollars on it? According to new research, advertisements for bubble gum and other flavored e-cigarettes are attracting children to try vaping. The research conducted by the University of Cambridge … Continue reading