Originally posted by digitalbluco
I have always regretted being a smoker, but I have at least moved on away from those chemical filled brand name ones. I live in Ohio and I drive to
Kentucky to buy directly from a grower, then use a cigarette pusher to make my own.
I did a project on Tobacco Giants years ago ... One of the most disgusting things about cigarettes is .. The nicotine content itself in an average
cigarette, isnt as deadly as cigarettes .. infact, science seems to indicate the nicotine is pretty harmless at these levels ... yet it's the reason
we smoke ...
With a different, safer, delivery method for nicotine .. we can all have out nicotine fix . without having to die for it ...
Nicotine is addictive, and is classed as a poison, and as regular cigarette smokers, you will be aware of this. In the conclusion of the report
the Laboratory have said that on balance the nicotine cartridges appear to be a much safer alternative to the traditional cigarette, as they do not
contain any of the known harmful chemicals that are in cigarettes. Please read the full report here.
I realise in many states in USA are trying to make the sale of the electric cigarette illegal .. But in many states, and in UK, it is still curretly
legal . as far as i am aware .. Although it is safe to say, as they become more popular, and more so if they ever threaten the tobacco industry,
then its fair to say governments (via WHO) will absolutely clamp down on these .. or take control of the distribution for themselves / limit
production of the device to tobacco companies to offset against lost revenue ...
I could go on and on about the disgusting acts by tobacco giants and governments regarding sooo many aspects of tobacco ... But this topic is about
teh chemicals put in tobacco .. so my post is already verging being off topic ..
I don't mean to sound like a salesman here ... and i'm not saying it works for everyone ..
But i went from smoking 40 a day .. to zero ....
I never actually believed it would work for me ... None of the NRT devices came close to working ..
Just a simple device with a battery .. a cartridge to put the nicotine liquid into .. and an atomiser to evaporate the liquid ...
Its about the same size as a cigarette .. and even gives off what looks like cigarette blue smoke .. But is actually pretty harmless vapour ...
The liquid comes in a range of strength and flavours ... And although it still has a 'few' chemicals, which so far seem pretty safe ... and have
yet to be proven otherwise ... Compared to cigarette smoke, which has thousands of known harmful substances / toxins .... The electric cigarette,
IMO, is by far, the lesser of 2 evils ...
Although i do not use the electric cigarette to 'come off' nicotine ... I use it as a replacement .. and will happilly 'vape' it for my nicotine
fix for the rest of my life .. i love it .. It can also be used to come off nicotine .. by reducing the liquid strength over time ..
It costs me less than half price of cigarrettes ... I got a far heightened sense of taste and smell back within a few weeks ... I never even realised
it had been lowered .. but after i ate a korma .. it never tasted so amazing ... filled with flavour ... I couldn't wait to see what else to try ...
3 years without a cancer stick .. and still going strong