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May 2017

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