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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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Diminishing Dependency

As Professor Karl Fagerström explains in Dependence on tobacco and nicotine, it isn’t as simple as a single substance addiction. It’s rather complex with lots of individual differences. Here is something I noticed: When I was a smoker (2 packs

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Vaping vs. NRT

A lot of people–including scientists, politicians, jounalists, and even vapers–consider ecigs to be just a new form of NRT. This assumption is the source of many problems. That assumption was what initally prompted me to dismiss ecigs. And it still

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Pleasure Principle

A hypothesis why ecigs can be permanently successful with smoking cessation, where all other methods usually fail eventually. Let’s face it: Ingesting small amounts of nicotine is rather similar to caffeine. Stimulating and relaxing. As a smoker (or vaper) you

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A documentation in the making. About common misconceptions that have been around for so long that they are considered "common knowledge" even among scientists. But what are real scientific facts and what are just myths?

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