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Electronic Cigarettes – The Quitting Aid of Choice.

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Quit smoking with e cigarattes

It’s official – after a surge of sales over recent years, the E-cigarette has become the most popular ‘quitting aid’ in the UK.

With 1.3 million users (and rising!) the electronic cigarette is now the ‘go-to’ tool for those looking to quit their tobacco and chemical laden cousins. Over 25% of attempts to quit smoking in the UK are now supported with e-cigs, out-performing and chosen over the more conventional patches, sprays, and nicotine gums.


EU wants to ‘ban’ Electronic Cigarettes – here is why they won’t succeed.

Posted on: December 10th, 2013 by admin No Comments

EU wants to ban e cigarettes

There has been a lot of talk of late after the EU announced proposals moving to ban and remove the sale of electronic cigarettes and associated products across the UK. With no direct comment from them regarding the leaked document, the firm stance appears to be that electronic cigarettes (known as e-cigs) encourages the use of the more tobacco (and who knows what else) laden variety, ‘normalising’ smoking.

But what would this proposed ban really mean? And how will it affect those across the UK who have converted to the safer ‘smoking’ alternative?


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  • The History of Electronic Cigarettes.

    February 20, 2014

    Electronic cigarettes are quite the current craze. They offer convenience, they are cost effective, not to mention offering the same pleasures as traditional cigarettes but with half the health risks (and then some). But did you know that they aren’t a modern invention? In fact, the story of the e-cig goes back a lot farther than [...]

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