LiQuid Blog

What is the best E-Liquid? Our top 10

Are you mad about menthol? A stickler for the classics? Or do you prefer to spice up your vaping life with fruity flavours and unique concoctions? In the world of vaping, everyone has their own favourite flavour, but we wanted to find out what our vapers thought was the best e-liquid around. We’ve combed through the data and real life reviews from the LiQuid vaping family to discover the top 10 best e-liquids of 2017. Do the classic flavours still reign supreme or are vapers getting more adventurous with their... Read More

young woman vaping 19/07/2017

Vaping is a £1bn business

10 years after the introduction of the smoking ban, the vaping industry is now a rapidly growing business, on course to exceed £2bn by 2020. UK sales of vaping products surged by 50% in 2016, reaching £1 billion. It’s been ten years since the laws came into effect banning smoking enclosed public places in England. With 1.9 million fewer smokers in the Britain since the ban was introduced people are turning to vaping, with nearly 3 million people now using e-cigarettes. Shane MacGuill, tobacco analyst at Euromonitor stated “More and... Read More

no smoking sign 11/07/2017

Spanish study confirms e-cigarettes are an effective stop smoking tool

Data obtained from a recent Spanish study shows e-cigarettes are an effective harm reduction tool for smoking cessation. Spanish vapers association, Anesvap, has released data that backs up the results of countless previous studies. The main findings from the research highlights that smoking does not act as a smoking gateway for young people, it is also not as addictive as traditional cigarettes and helps to dramatically reduce smoking rates. 99.6% of vapers in Spain are adults, with an average age of 35. Of these vapers, 79% are female and 20%... Read More

Non-Vapers on Vaping: A Survey

In 2017, the number of smokers in the UK reached it’s lowest point since 1974, with over a million people turning to e-cigarettes to kick the habit.  Public Health England has spoken out about the fact that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, however, doubts still plague those who are unsure about the effects of vaping and whether the increase in use is a positive thing. Ask an e-cig user what they think and you will no doubt hear the success stories, the people who have used e-cigarettes to quit smoking,... Read More

E-Cigs “less addictive” than regular cigarettes

Research released by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine shows that vapers are less dependent on electronic devices, compared to smokers using regular cigarettes. The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study was funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Center for Tobacco Products. It consists of an ongoing national survey of tobacco use of over 30,000 participants, both young and old. By filtering the responses, researchers were able to refine the group to 3,586 regular smokers and vapers. Researchers found that vapers tend to reach... Read More

US study confirms secondhand vapor is harmless

An air sampling study by the California Department of Public Health indicates that the levels of toxic substance present in a vaping area are insignificant. The California Department of Public Health has carried out a number of air sampling tests in vape shops across the state, forming part of their initiative to confirm the effects of secondhand vapor. The studies were carried out by Public Health Expert Dr. Michael Siegal, who stated “This study, although conducted under very high exposure conditions in a small, non-ventilated vape shop with many employees... Read More

50% of UK vapers give up smoking

More than half of the UK’s e-cigarette users have since given up smoking, according to a recent study. A study by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has revealed that more than half of British vapers have stopped smoking completely. This data has been welcomed by vaping activists, highlighting a drop in ‘dual use’ which public health activists had warned could be on the rise. The ASH study shows that there are around 2.9 million vapers in the UK, with 1.5 million of these now classed as ex-smokers. Ann McNeill,... Read More

e cig safety 29/03/2017

New safety testing and certification for e-cigarettes available in US

Global independent safety science company, UL, have announced that they will now accept product submittals of e-cigarettes to test for safety and certification in the US. UL is a leading science safety organisation using research and testing to advance and meet evolving safety needs. The UL8139 standard will address the increased safety concerns following the rise of e-cigarette usage however it will not evaluate any long-term or psychological effects of the consumables. UL 8139 will create a framework to evaluate, test and certify the electrical and battery systems of vaping... Read More