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Vaping Reduces Fires Says London Fire Brigade

Vaping Reduces Fires Says London Fire Brigade

Here at SmokShop, we love everything about vaping and enjoy the many benefits e-cigarettes have to offer. Over two million Brits now use e-cigarettes instead of tobacco cigarettes and they are feeling the benefits. The UK is now the second largest market for vaping devices in the world! But did you know, London Fire Brigade has stated that vaping significantly reduces the risk of fires and they wished more people would switch to vaping? Vaping has been getting a bad name in the media lately with stories of electronic cigarettes exploding or starting a fire but this is most commonly...

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The King of Vape Tricks: Austin Lawrence

The King of Vape Tricks: Austin Lawrence

Day by day, vaping is becoming more accepted in contemporary society, with more people switching to vaping, different e-liquids being produced daily, and vaping competitions cropping up all over the globe. We’ve already seen how successful the vape community has become, and with recent claims coming out regarding the positivity of vaping (in comparison to smoking) the community is only going to become bigger. Vaping Competitions If you’re a vape enthusiastic, then you’ll be no stranger to the vape competitions. Thousands of people are seen attending the UK’s biggest vaping exhibitions each year to expand their knowledge of vaping. With...

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E Liquid Safety | Tips on Using E Juice

E Liquid Safety | Tips on Using E Juice

Batteries are the most common dangers associated with e-cigarettes. But, if you do not proceed with caution, e-juice has the potential to be dangerous as well. Just like batteries, e-juice is dangerous if it isn’t stored properly or if it is used irresponsibly. Nicotine is classified as a poison and e-liquid should be treated the same way as any other dangerous substance that you would have in your household. The nicotine in e-juice is poisonous if enough is ingested, especially if it is swallowed or rubbed all over the skin. However, medications such as Tylenol and Ibuprofen can be just...

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The Surprising Benefits of Switching to Vaping

The Surprising Benefits of Switching to Vaping

Vaping, as an alternative to smoking cigarettes, has been steadily increasing in popularity in recent years. Despite huge public health efforts to help people quit smoking and prevent young people starting, smoking cigarettes remains the single greatest cause of ill health and premature death. And even with the restrictions on tobacco advertising and smoking in public places, many young people continue to take up smoking. However, the vastly reduced number of chemicals present in e-cigarette vapour compared to tobacco smoke means we can be confident that vaping is much less harmful than smoking. So, below we have listed the top...

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How To Vape Safely - Tips and Advice

How To Vape Safely - Tips and Advice

Vaping is a lifestyle many people enjoy and it's a great (and safer) alternative to smoking. But it seems the media love to run stories on accidents such as e cigarettes exploding. Like all electrical products, e cigarettes can be dangerous if you are negligent to the risks and forget the basic safety precautions.  It is easy to take your e-cigarette for granted when you're vaping every day, but remember it's an electronic device and, as with all electronic devices, you must exercise caution when vaping. The same safety concerns should be applied to whatever tank you are using, whatever mods you...

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