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5 Reasons Vaping Should Be Encouraged

On the subject of vaping there are those that are fierce advocates, those that say it is just another way of being addicted, and those who simply don’t give a damn. It’s always a little bemusing when people start saying that vaping is a problem when nearly 3 million in the UK have taken it up and aren’t buying more carcinogenic, costly and downright nasty real cigarettes. There are plenty of reasons why the humble…

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The Psychology of Vaping and Why it Succeeds

There have been a number of cigarette replacement products on the market over the years, including nicotine gum, patches, various self-help books and hypnosis downloads that smokers have tried. The trouble is that for most of us smoking is an ingrained habit that we have picked up over the years, often from our teenage years. Giving up has always been about tomorrow, convincing yourself that you can quit any time or telling everyone you simply…

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Vaping During Pregnancy – Is It Safe?

Vaping during pregnancy is one of the more controversial issues we have covered on the ViperCig blog, but one we felt we should talk about. In previous issues we have talked about how vaping is a good move away from traditional cigarettes, and will often result in a healthier way to indulge in your habit. And for consenting adults who are already heavy or moderate smokers, this is entirely true. But the game changes when…

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Nicotine Does Not Equal Tobacco

Smoking has been viewed for years as a very unhealthy habit, and for good reasons. Tobacco cigarettes shorten your life, dull your sense of taste, yellow your teeth and infect you and everything around you with that stale reek. When you think about cigarette addiction, it’s true that the cause is nicotine. We also all know that smoking is bad for your health, and can cause all sorts of problems in the short and long-term.…

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Should We Allow Vaping In Schools?

There has been a bit of controversy in the news this week when a school confiscated an e-cigarette from a 14-year-old student. The student was bought the e-cigarette by his mother after she found out he had been smoking 10 cigarettes a day after his father died. They had tried other methods to help him quit smoking but the e-cigarette was the only thing helping him cut down without withdrawal symptoms or relapse. This incident…

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Could E-Cigarettes Have Any Medical Uses?

In recent years, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of users of e-cigarettes, who have turned to them as an aid to help them quit smoking, cut back or just maintain a healthier habit with less risk of harming those around them. Now, medical professionals are campaigning for the regulated use of e-cigarettes in medicine – allowing them to be prescribed by GP’s as a healthy aid to quit smoking. But why…

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The Beginners Guide To Buying Your First E-Cigarette

Congratulations! You have made the healthy choice and have decided to switch to e-cigarettes. This is a great step, but now there are some tricky decisions to make. Starting out on the route to electronic cigarette use is arguably the most difficult aspect of usage, as there are a number of choices and options that could leave you scratching your head. So at Viper Cigarettes we have created our beginners guide to choosing and buying…

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Vaping Is Denormalizing The Smoking Habit, Not Renormalizing It!

There has been a lot of argument recently about the idea of vaping in public, and whether it is renormalizing the idea of smoking in the minds of the public, and of our children growing up. The fear is that seeing so many people vaping make smoking seem like a completely normal behaviour, and could actually do more harm than good. Well, with all due respect to anti-vapers, there is really no standing to this…

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Everything You Need To Know About Travelling With Your E-Cigarette

Imagine you have just arrived in your new holiday destination. It’s warm and sunny, and you have been cooped up on a plane for a long time. You leave the airport, stretch your legs and take out your e-cigarette to help you relax. You take one glorious puff before a heavy hand falls on your shoulder, and you turn to find an angry policeman shoving a £200 fine into your hand. Not a great start…

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