On 29th September, 2022, the UK Government’s Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) released a 1468-page review of 400 studies related to vaping.
Did you know that vaping is considered the most effective smoking cessation aid, with a success rate between 59.7% and 74%? Stop smoking this STOPtober by making the switch to vaping!
The Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recently released data about Stop Smoking services in England, with some startling results. Let’s take a closer look at the data and discuss what this means for British smokers.
Disposable vaping favourite Geek Bar has recently launched its first pre-filled pod kit, the Geek Bar J1, which will come as a delight to many vapers.
With the NHS publicly supporting vaping as a healthier alternative to smoking, we’re starting to see more fictional characters also making the change and vaping on TV.
Dr Mendelsohn, a vocal advocate for tobacco harm reduction, has published a series of ‘Vape Truths’ videos, which he says intends to “combat the rampant misinformation being provided by state health departments, particularly Queensland Health.”
A new study published this month by Orygen, an Australian mental health charity, found strong evidence that CBD—cannabidiol—can help reduce chronic anxiety in young people who have previously been resistant to treatment. The study found that the participants’ anxiety severity was reduced by an average of 42.6% following 12 weeks of treatment.
On 25th July, 2022, the Philippines’ “Vape Bill” was enacted, aiming to regulate the import, sale, manufacture, distribution, and use of e-cigarette and heated tobacco products. The bill is being welcomed by activists as a step in the right direction toward embracing harm reduction strategies.
As the number of people switching from smoking to vaping skyrockets, we’re faced with a mounting vape waste problem. While vape hardware manufacturers are working out the details of widespread waste disposal programmes, the responsibility falls to us as consumers to dispose of our vape products responsibly.
We thought we were past the popcorn lung BS, but apparently not: two major UK media outlets published articles citing that “Many users will eventually develop ‘popcorn lung’,” a highly rare condition which we know isn’t caused by vaping.