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Delusional Denialists

WARNING! This article may contain traces of irony and sarcasm. If you are perceptionally or ideologically challenged this might be about you. I usually aspire in this blog to be scientifically objective. This article is an exception. It is my

Posted in Nicotine, Psychology, Rant, Vaping

Titration Theories

The existence of self-titration of nicotine when smoking is pretty well established scientifically. It’s easy enough to get reliable figures by measuring the nicotine level in the blood. But often the established level differs from that measured when the smoker

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Posted in Concept, Dependency, Nicotine, Psychology, Studies & Surveys, Vaping

Particulate Peril

One dire warning against vaping that pops up again and again is particulate matter measured in the vapor. And that particulate matter is known to be dangerous. But what is really behind that scientific sounding scarecrow? Both statements are individually

Posted in Concept, Details, Psychology, Vaping

Haptic Habit

It’s the hand-to-mouth habit! This is the simple formula often used to explain the psychological part of the multifactorial tobacco dependence and why vaping works where NRTs often fail. There sure is a lot of truth to it. But its

Posted in Cessation, Dependency, Details, Nicotine, Psychology, Vaping

Gate? No Way!

There are a lot of people promoting the fear that–especially for The Children™— “Vaping might be a Gateway to Smoking”. A lot of scientists have already examined existing survey data and shown conclusively that there isn’t even a hint of that

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Posted in Cessation, Concept, Dependency, Nicotine, Psychology, Studies & Surveys, Vaping
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