Welcome to the third edition of the Knowledge is Power series. Today we are going to take a closer look at nicotine. If you’re like me, then at one point or another you considered the words nicotine and tobacco to be interchangeable. It wasn’t until I was introduced to the wonderful world of vaping that I discovered there is a drastic difference between the two. We all know that tobacco kills, but what about nicotine? Is it a deadly poison? Is it completely safe or even beneficial? Let’s take a look at these questions together.
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Welcome to the second blog in the Knowledge is Power series. Today we will be discussing vaping as a smoking cessation tool. We have all heard and seen the back and forth in the media. Vaping is dangerous, vaping is completely safe, vaping helps people stop smoking, vaping has no effect on people trying to quit, and on and on it goes. How can so many scientists come up with so many completely opposite stances?
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Welcome to our first Knowledge is Power Blog edition. Today we will be discussing the health effects of vaping vs. smoking, and vaping in public places. There is a lot of information, much of it conflicting about the health effects of vaping and 2nd hand vape. Let’s look at the concerns and what the leading researchers in the field are saying in response.
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We here at Mt. Baker Vapor love vaping, having a great time, and providing a great service.
However, with all of the current controversy surrounding the e-cig debate, we want to take some time to address the current concerns being discussed in the media and legislation. We will be providing a weekly blog, each week focusing on one specific subject matter, so that we can really look at each subject from several angles, and see what the experts are saying about those subjects.
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There has been a lot of chitter-chatter recently on vaping bans in different counties, lumping electronic cigarettes in with bans that already exist on regular analogue cigarettes; would you count this as fair? To make those who vape, and only breath out flavored vapor, vape outside in the cold? It’s an easy mistake for a person who doesn’t know about e-cigs to see a giant puff of vapor, think, “smoke! smoke is bad!” and try to steer clear of the cloud, but there has been a serious lack of research in finding whether or not electronic cigarettes emit a dangerous second hand smoke, and in educating the public on the what electronic cigarettes are and how different they are from analog cigarettes.
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