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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

Popular vaping device mod. vape. vape smoke - Image 14/12/2018

2018: A Year in UK Vaping Progression

The world of vaping in the United Kingdom started 2018 with a bang — tremendous news for supporters and lovers of e-cigarettes who have used them to reclaim control over their lives by finally unshackling themselves from the fierce burden of tobacco and all the unhealthy and downright deadly risks it carries. It came from one of the highest medical authorities in the land, Public Health England (PHE), and as the otherwise tumultuous year rolled on and Britain remained convulsed by the divisions, fevers and vast uncertainties brought about by... Read More

Man in car with SMOK vape kit 28/11/2018

A Look at What We Know about the Actual Health Risks of Vaping

We’re told that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, but what are the actual health risks of vaping? We’re starting to learn a lot more about vaping and how it affects the human body, thanks to a growing amount of medical research in recent years, much of it from British institutions that are opening up whole new insights into e-cigarettes and their use. And let’s not forget that vaping is a relatively new phenomenon, both here in the UK and around the world. While e-cigarettes and other vape gear started to... Read More

Young man using electronic cigarette to smoke in public places.Smoke restriction, smoking ban.Using vaping device with flavoured liquid.Smoking habit, nicotine addict, tobacco industry 21/11/2018

Vaping and Public Health: An Examination

If you’re trying to figure out what is important for the public to know about vaping, you’ve come to the right place. Many people remain confused about vaping and how it stacks up against smoking, which, as most people are now aware, is incredibly bad for your health and actually deadly. We know now that tobacco kills half its users, and that leads to a shocking death toll of at least 100,000 people in the UK each year and seven million lives lost around the world — including close to... Read More

how to find the best vaping device 14/11/2018

How to Find a Vape Pen That’s Right for You and Your Pocket

Among the many questions that those new to vaping often ask is “how much does a good vape pen cost?” Most people who smoke are used to buying the same pack of cigarettes all the time; generally, they’re not interested in other brands or flavours and have possibly bought the same brand for many years. But when they consider switching to vaping instead of smoking, so that they can protect themselves from the real harms of tobacco while still getting the nicotine they want, it can often be a puzzling... Read More