Despite plenty of cynicism from official bodies regarding electronic cigarettes, it seems that the fears and criticisms of this revolutionary product are perhaps unwarranted. The e-cigs revolution is well and truly here to stay.
Only this week (26 November 2014) the BBC highlighted a report published by the Office of National Statistics that showed that the vast majority of e-cig users were current or former smokers. Another myth from the e-cigarette fear mongers quashed.
If you are a smoker of a certain age like myself, you will perhaps remember being able to smoke in all sorts of places – everywhere. You couldn’t do that now of course, it seems ridiculous that patients could smoke in hospital wards and that teachers could puff away in schools!
Yet, what I find really interesting is despite smoking being increasingly seen as an anti-social habit, e-cigarettes have been quite slow to take off given that they are a much more acceptable alternative – that is until the last few years.
In fact I had a little handbag shop several years ago and a marketing man and agent I knew introduced me to this rather impressive alternative to smoking actually demonstrating vaping in my shop. [Read more…]