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British People Still Mostly Unaware of Vaping’s Benefits

E-cigarettes are great for getting people off tobacco, but not everyone knows it. There’s so much information coming out now about vaping and how it’s so much better than smoking, and a real and workable solution for anyone who’s trying to give up cigarettes and get healthy, that you’d think most of us would be aware of it. After all, such leading health institutions as the NHS, Public Health England (PHE), the Royal College of Surgeons and others have been telling us for several years now that, based on their... Read More


From Iceland to Japan: how attitudes towards vaping vary in 10 popular holiday destinations.

It’s officially holiday season; you’ll likely hear some co-workers and friends bragging about the great places they are heading to. Sure, a trip to Southend-on-Sea might be fun for some, but if you’re heading a little further afield you may be wondering how the locals are going to react to you vaping while exploring. Fear not, we’ll do our best to fill you in! On a serious note, vaping is illegal in several countries and you could face jail time if you do. For a list of countries where vaping... Read More


World No Tobacco Day: Breathe Easy with Vaping!

Today is World No Tobacco Day. Tobacco kills one person every 4 seconds. As a substance, tobacco is thought to account for over 8 million deaths every year, making up a significant percentage of all global deaths. If a disease was spreading and causing this many deaths a year, it would be a top priority to eradicate it as quickly as possible. Fortunately, the World Health Organization (WHO) has taken the mantle and launched a huge campaign to inform people about the risks of smoking tobacco. A quick reminder: the... Read More

Ultimate Guide to Starting Vaping 22/05/2019

The Ultimate Guide to Starting Vaping

The e-cigarette’s origins lie in the heady days of the 1960s, but back then no one was interested. Now, it’s a different story, and vaping has exploded in popularity and is helping to keep people off cigarettes and save lives. These days it’s almost impossible to avoid e-cigarettes and the fast-growing world of vaping. It seems as though everywhere you turn there’s an image advertising vaping or someone is vaping on the street beside you or another vape shop has popped up in town. Turn on the telly to watch... Read More

F1 II 16/04/2019

Is Formula One Out of Gear with Vaping Ads?

Big Tobacco is revving up for more e-cigarette sales by advertising on F1 cars — but will the marketing tactic sell? Cigarette giant British American Tobacco (BAT) is back in the superfast world of Formula One racing and has plastered vaping ads all over British partner McLaren’s cars as they race all around the world and attempt to win this year’s championship. It marks the return of the billion-pound tobacco company to the global motorsport extravaganza after tobacco ads were banned from Formula One in 2016. BAT’s ads made their... Read More


NEW STORE OPENING: Electric Tobacconist To Open Its First Retail Store in Scotland

“We’re a tad behind, but well on the way to opening perhaps the most exciting vape store on the planet. And I’m not even exaggerating!” – Pascal Culverhouse, Founder and CEO. After 6 years of success online, we feel ready for the next step for the company: Opening a new, physical vape store! “Project Sylvester” has been a long time under way. We started planning this about 18 months ago and saw the initial architect drawings in July 2018 after a long, 16-week planning permission approval process. “We were subject to an Environmental... Read More

The Business of Brexit and How It's Impacting Vaping Companies 29/03/2019

The Business of Brexit and How It’s Impacting Vaping Companies

In or out? No one seemingly knows if, or when, the UK will depart from the EU. (This blog will be updated as new information about the Brexit process becomes available.) Update 12/04/2019: Following Theresa May’s visit to the EU summit, the official deadline for the UK’s departure from the EU is now the 31st of October, 2019. The UK can leave prior to this date if an agreement is made. For now, we’ll have to sit tight and hope that progress is made in parliament. In the meantime, all regulations... Read More

danger sign, sign, poison and caution Photo by @Matthew_T_Rader on Unsplash 20/02/2019

Nicotine Poisoning and Vapes: The Truth Revealed

Is it true you can get nicotine poisoning from vapes? We explore this clouded topic. Often with vaping, the facts can become muddied and blurred and it can sometimes get to the unfortunate point where it’s hard to know what’s real and what’s not. One day, for instance, we’re told that vapes are as bad as cigarettes, and almost the next day comes a raft of new studies based on solid scientific research showing that e-cigarettes are almost harmless compared to deadly smoking. It’s no wonder the public is confused,... Read More

Vaper’s tongue can strike without warning, ruining your vaping-flavour experience. 22/01/2019

No Need to Feel Down in the Mouth about Vaper’s Tongue — Here’s How to Lick It

Wondering how to get rid of vaper’s tongue — and what exactly it is and what causes it? We delve deep into this peculiar condition and wrap our tongue around some solutions. Seasoned vapers know the routine, and newcomers to the world of vaping might be surprised, and even shocked, when it happens: one day you’re merrily vaping away and enjoying the e-liquid flavour you’re used to, when all of a sudden you lose your sense of taste, or just can’t taste anything at all when you vape. It’s a... Read More

Man in red shirt hugging dog 21/12/2018

Can I Vape Around my Pet? How To Keep Your four-Legged Friend Safe

It’s coming up to the most wonderful time of the year, and that means you’re bound to spend some time around your family and friends. Pets are family too, but they aren’t as communicative as your nephew or stepmother may be; “What’s that thing you keep smoking on?” said no dog. Ever. A lot of people are unsure of how vaping, and more specifically the vapour that is produced in the process, can affect your pet. It’s good to be in the know, so here’s a definitive guide on what... Read More