Last week was the first week I have ever tried to lower the amount of nicotine I use in my vaporizer. When choosing a flavor of e-juice, you can pick from a variety of different levels of nicotine. Heavy cigarette smokers will often start out with 24 milligrams of nicotine in their e-juice, which is the... Continue Reading →
I am now using a 3mg nicotine strength in my vaporizer as opposed to the 6 mg I was using previously. I have lowered the amount of nicotine I am using to hopefully get off the addictive factor of the e-juice. It will be easier to quit completely if I am on a lower amount... Continue Reading →
Vaping obviously can help people to quit smoking. And through many studies have shown vaping to be far less harmful to your body than cigarettes. It has not been proven to be completely harmless. There is a scary thing called "popcorn" lung which is something that a bunch of factory workers caught while working with... Continue Reading →
Jahan Marcu, Ph.D.
Jahan Marcu, PhD, reports on the hidden dangers of propylene glycol and vape pens that smolder.
Portable electronic devices, known as “vape pens,” are increasingly popular among medical marijuana patients and others because they provide a convenient, discreet, and presumably benign way to administer cannabis. But how safe are vape pens and the liquid solutions inside the cartridges that attach to these devices? Who knows what’s actually being inhaled?
It’s generally assumed that vaping is a healthier method of administration than inhaling marijuana smoke, which contains noxious substances that may irritate the lungs. Since a vaporizer heats the cannabis flower or oil concentrate without burning it, the active ingredients are inhaled but no smoke is involved. At least that’s how it’s supposed to work.
But there may be a hidden downside to vape pens, which are manufactured (typically in China), marketed, and utilized without regulatory controls. Available…
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E-cigarettes are becoming more popular than cigarettes. I switched to vaping as soon as they came out, I was looking for a way out of smoking cigarettes, which was a nasty habit that I had for about 20 years. I found success in quitting smoking cigarettes by vaping and have been a satisfied customer and a... Continue Reading →