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What are nicotine salts?

Freebase nicotine has been utilized by most e-liquid manufacturers for many years. It is the purest form of nicotine. In the 1960s Phillip Morris started using it in cigarettes. Today it is also used in gums, patches, sprays and lozenges. Nicotine salts were discovered by Pax Labs, also known as Ploom, an American company founded in 2007. They manufactured the Juul e-cigarette. Nicotine salts are comprised of the same nicotine that is found in the tobacco leaf. However, if this form were added to the liquid that is vaped, it would need to be vaped at very high temperatures and its ability to be absorbed by the body wouldn’t be as effective as freebase nicotine. Freebase nicotine has a higher […]

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What is the Endocannabinoid System?

The endocannabinoid system, also referred to as ECS is a system of cell receptors and corresponding molecules. These cannabinoid receptors can be found all throughout the body, having a large variety of functions. Certain receptors are found in larger concentrations in specific regions of the body however. The central nervous system has an abundance of CB1 receptors, while CB2 receptors are more often found in the peripheral nervous system, gastrointestinal tract and on immune cells located throughout the body. Read more

Landmark Long-Term Study on Vaping by Never-Smokers Finds No Negative Health Impacts

Despite fears of activists, no harm seen after three and a half years of vaping. LONDON, ENGLAND — In a first of its kind long-term study published in the journal Nature, researchers have found no negative health impacts from the daily use of electronic cigarettes by young adult never-smokers. Researchers from the University of Catania, led by Dr. Riccardo Polosa, tracked nine electronic cigarette users with no history of smoking, as well as twelve lifetime non-smokers and non-vapers, over the course of three and a half years. The researchers found no impact on a variety of health outcomes, including blood pressure, heart rate, lung function, exhaled breath nitric oxide, exhaled carbon monoxide, and CT scans of the lungs. “In spite […]

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Finally Win Your “Quit Smoking” New Year’s Resolution

Another year has passed and it is that time again when people all over America will be making their New Year’s resolution. Some may try to lose weight, others save money, but for a large portion of America, quitting smoking will likely be on the mind again this year. Unlike previous years however, why not trying an electronic cigarette? Did you know that an estimated 70% of smokers want to quit? Once a person has quit smoking they will begin to experience various health benefits, this may include: After 20 minutes: heart rate and blood pressure begin to drop. Within three months: blood circulation and lung function begin to improve. Within a year: risk of coronary heart disease is cut […]

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