It’s old information that nicotine is an appetite suppressant, well if you didn’t know already – it is! It helps us lose weight. Scientists believe that nicotine stimulates part of the brain that controls appetite, so when nicotine is ingested you eat less, fact! Nicotine decreases appetite by activating the POMC neurons in the brain. With scientific proof that nicotine helps
Getting e-liquid on skin is not as harmful as swallowing it, in the short term anyway. No extensive research has been done into the long term effect of e-liquid skin exposure. The skin is the semi permeable covering of vertebrates. Humans are vertebrates and our skin is semi permeable, this allows for osmosis to occur and some chemicals can penetrate.
E-cigarettes: a revolutionary evolution in nicotine delivery. E-cigs are used to vaporize e-nicotine which has far lower associated health risks than that of tobacco. The self-contained e-cig comprises of two parts: the battery and the atomizer. The atomizer contains the e-liquid which in turn contains the nicotine and is generally screwed onto the battery. When the e-cigarette is puffed a
With the 2016 regulations moving ever closer for the e-cig market and early announcements that e-liquid and vaping products will be regulated as medicines by MHRA and FDA, it is fair to say that both tobacco and e-cig manufacturers are extremely concerned. The new regulations could see all rights for current e-liquid producers removed and only companies that hold a
The predicted announcement of new regulations is likely to force electronic vaporizing brands like VIP, V2 and Blu to make product changes to almost all of their current paraphernalia . These changes could include ‘tamper proof’ cartomisers, cartridges, atomizers and clearomisers that can only be filled once. After the nicotine has been vaped they are then discarded, removing the refilling
Selling products that could potentially lead to death obviously poses many problems. There are few safety guidelines or regulation on the manufacture and sale of e-liquid. It is quite easy for one to purchase the raw ingredients for the vaporising liquid online. Then you can start to produce and sell your very own blend of vaping liquid. There are even
Well, trending figures would suggest not really – not yet anyway. Demand for tobacco is still high, despite recent legislation in many countries to ban smoking in public places. It seems they are trying to ostracise those who smoke by pushing them outside on to cold rainy doorsteps. Recent studies show that in some parts of the world smoking tobacco