Browsing Category : electronic cigarettes

Real-Life Idiocracy – Greece Bans Only Nicotine-Free E-Liquids


We’ve seen countries ban nicotine-infused e-liquids while still allowing the sale and use of nicotine-free ones, but Greece recently became the first country in the world to ban nicotine-free e-juice but not nicotine-containing ones. That means Greek vapers who have managed to beat their nicotine addiction are left with only two options – quit vaping […] Source: v2

Teen Allegedly Develops ‘Wet Lung’ After Only Three Weeks of Vaping


Doctors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center recently reported the case of an 18-year-old woman who developed a life-threatening condition known as ‘wet lung’ after using electronic cigarettes for three months. The woman, whose identity was not revealed for privacy reasons, had reportedly decided to try e-cigarettes as a way to calm her nerves […] Source: v2

Punitive Taxation and Excessive Regulation of E-Cigarettes Have Increased in Europe, Think Tank Report Shows


The European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER) recently published its annual Nanny State Index, which tracks tracks overbearing, paternalistic lifestyle regulation across Europe in four major categories: alcohol, food&soft drinks, tobacco and electronic cigarettes. For the latter, this year’s report shows an increase in both taxation and regulation, despite the ample scientific evidence that vaping is […] Source: v2

Clinical Study Suggests Vaping Can Help Chronic Smokers Quit


According to a clinical study conducted by a team of researchers from the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), at the University of Milan, electronic cigarettes, even those containing zero nicotine, can hep chronic smokers quit or at least cut down on cigarettes considerably. Italian researchers selected 210 chronic smokers through the COSMOS 2 project –  a long-term […] Source: v2

Comprehensive Evidence Review Concludes That Vaping is Far Less Harmful Than Smoking


A recently published comprehensive meta-analysis of over 800 peer-reviewed scientific studies on the effects of vaping on human health has concluded that based on the evidence presently available “e-cigarettes are far less harmful than conventional cigarettes, containing fewer and lower levels of toxic substances” and “may help adult smokers quit smoking conventional cigarettes”. Commissioned by the U.S. […] Source: v2

Controversial Study on Mice Suggests Vaping Could Cause Cancer in Humans


Public health experts and tobacco researchers have long been saying that it’s not the nicotine that kills smokers, but the many other carcinogens contained by tobacco cigarettes. However, according to a recent study by researchers at New York University, the nicotine in electronic cigarette vapor can cause DNA damage and impair cells’ DNA repair mechanism, […] Source: v2