Electronic cigarettes: No smoking, but lots of fuming
Thats why some vapers say e-cigarettes have helped them quit tobacco and wean themselves off nicotine altogether. Research released in late June by Italys University of Catania lends support to those claims. The study found that 13 percent of participants who used high-dose e-cigarettes quit smoking. Seventy percent of those who quit smoking eventually gave up e-cigarettes, too.
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And on an airplane, he sneaks a quick puff and blows the vapor down toward the floor — fellow travelers may not even notice. The bustling Vapor Spot attracts 18-year-olds to seniors, but mostly people in their 20s and 30s, Jenkins says. The blue-and-orange-walled store, which opened in 2009, was the first brick-and-mortar vape store in the country, he says. Customers can sit at one of six “bars” with a bartender to try the different flavors of juice. Vapers note that their e-choice is still less harmful than cigarettes, and more pleasant in taste and smell, even if they must go outside to indulge.
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