Category Archives: Safety/Education/Information

E-liquid Additives

E-liquid Additives

As the Vapour Products industry evolves, businesses get more creative in an effort to remain at the highest competitive levels. For e-liquid manufacturers, that involves manipulation of product recipes in an effort to set them apart from the rest of the players. The ECTA supports this competitiveness and creativity, however there are limits on what can…

Vapour Device (Electronic Cigarette) Battery Facts

Vapour Device (Electronic Cigarette) Battery Facts

This page contains many details, dispelled myths and facts on the care and maintenance of your Vapour Product (Electronic Cigarette) batteries. Most of this information has been extracted from the Battery University which is sponsored by Cadex Electronics Inc., a world-wide leader in battery and charger analysis. The rest is based on our knowledge and…

Clive Bates on the four basic arguments against vaping

Clive Bates on the four basic arguments against vaping

Clive Bates, Director of Counterfactual Consulting Limited is interviewed by Sally Satel, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute to respond to the four (4) basic arguments against vaping: Vaping normalizes smoking Gateway to Smoking Dual Use (Continuing to smoke while using vaping products) Nicotine is dangerous

CBC – The Fifth Estate Investigates Electronic Cigarettes

CBC – The Fifth Estate Investigates Electronic Cigarettes

CBC’s The Fifth Estate completed a full length investigation into the world of Electronic Cigarettes. We knew they were considering an episode related to vapour products and when we saw them at an event in Toronto, interviewing businesses and consumers, we knew they were serious. What we did not know is how deep they would…

Ohm’s Law and Power

Ohm’s Law and Power

While we may not realize it in the beginning, we are using and relying on Ohm’s Law when we vape. Ultimately, a Vapour Device (Electronic Cigarette) is nothing more than a Direct Current (DC) Circuit with a Resistor (Coil Head) that heats up when we turn in on. This fact becomes more evident and CRITICAL…

Mechanical and Hybrid Mods (ie: Mechanical Vaporizers)

Mechanical and Hybrid Mods (ie: Mechanical Vaporizers)

All electronic devices are vulnerable to battery and device failure. These occurrences, while rare, are documented internationally and affect many products including laptops, tablets and cell phones – all of which share unique technology components with electronic cigarettes and personal vaporizers. Malfunctions in most regulated commercial electronic cigarette / personal vaporizing devices result in that…

Electronic cigarettes: A briefing for stop smoking services

Electronic cigarettes: A briefing for stop smoking services

Authors: Andy McEwen and Hayden McRobbie Reviewers: Jamie Brown, Lynne Dawkins, Peter Hajek, Wayne Hall, Elspeth Henderson, Sarah Jakes, Lorien Jollye, Joanne Locker, Louise Ross, Robert West Produced in partnership with Public Health England National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training (NCSCT), Version 2. Date of last modification: January 2016, ISBN 978-0-9565243-4-8 Source: Click Here…

E-cigarettes: an evidence update: A report commissioned by Public Health England

E-cigarettes: an evidence update: A report commissioned by Public Health England

McNeill A, Brose LS, Calder R, Hitchman SC, Hajek P & McRobbie H. Public Health England Source: Click Here “In a nutshell, best estimates show e-cigarettes are 95% less harmful to your health than normal cigarettes, and when supported by a smoking cessation service, help most smokers to quit tobacco altogether.” Key Messages Smokers who…

E-cigs in Checked Bags are Fire Risk

E-cigs in Checked Bags are Fire Risk

Electronic Cigarette (as with ALL Lithium Ion) Batteries should NOT be placed in Checked Luggage.  All Lithium Ion Batteries should be kept with you in your carry on baggage. FAA to Airlines: E-cigs in Checked Bags are Fire Risk January 23–As the popularity of e-cigarettes increases, the FAA wants airlines to ensure passengers don’t put…