When websites list the different types of e-cigarettes, mods are generally grouped together as if they’re one homogenous bunch. But if you’ve been vaping for a while or even shopping around for different devices, you’ll know that it’s not quite so simple. It’s hard to look at a mechanical tube mod, a VV/VW box mod, a squonker and an all-in-one system and genuinely think they all belong in the same category. Unfortunately, this makes choosing the right device for your needs even more difficult.
On Wednesday, the FDA announced a major crack-down on the vaping industry to tackle what they frequently described as an “epidemic” of youth vaping. The move represents a strong step towards the sort of hard-line attitude preferred by groups such as the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, using concerns about “the children” to drive a stake through the heart of the vaping industry. The two most notable threats coming along with the announcement are the potential to ban “characterizing flavors” in e-liquid and to revoke
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is intricately linked to smoking. It’s estimated around 80% of cases of COPD are caused by smoking, and it’s one of the most important ways smoking causes death and disease. It might not be the first smoking-related condition you think of, but it’s right up there with lung cancer and heart disease as one of the major risks of smoking. With all of this in mind, the impact of vaping on COPD risk and the effect of switching on smokers