Parents of teens these days have to worry about so much. Alcohol, drugs, bullying, mental illness, underage sex, school stress, smoking … and vaping? Whether you’re a vaper or not, your kids are probably exposed to vapes and vaping through the media or their friend circle. That means there will come a time when you need to have a conversation about e-cigarettes and vaping. Here’s some tips from us to you for when that time comes: 1. Avoid the lecture Teenagers are notoriously curious. Just knowing something is bad for them will often make them keen to try it. So chances are your teen will..
We continue with the Vape Dictionary, giving you definitions for all the common vaping terms you’ll come across. Check out the opther glossaries – A-C, D-G, H-L, M-N, O-R and S-U. V Vaper – you! Vaper’s Tongue – When you vape one flavour of e-juice so much, you stop being able to taste it. Sometimes also refers to a niggling, tickling feeling on your tongue after vaping for a long period. Vaping – What you’re doing when you use an e-cigarette. Vent holes – To prevent the battery overheating, small vent holes have been added into the battery unit. Vapor – (or clouds). A vapor ma..
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE E-CIGARETTES POSSIBLE SOLUTION FOR DAIRY ARMED ROBBERIES. From fog cannons and security guards to the recent installation of a security cage following a violent attack, dairy owners across the country are going to extreme lengths to keep themselves safe. “I haven’t slept since the attack,” Sandeep explained to One News. Sandeep installed a security cage around his Hamilton dairy following a frenzied robbery by two teenagers, who attacked him with a machete before making off with cigarettes and the entire till. This attack followed another armed robbery at Sand..
We continue with the Vape Dictionary, giving you definitions for all the common vaping terms you’ll come across. Check out the other dictionaries: A-C, D-G, H-L and M-N. S Sensor – Advanced e-cigarettes include electronic sensors that detect when you’re taking a puff. The sensor provides power to the atomizer, eliminating the need for the manual button. Series – Some mech mods have a dual battery configuration wired in series. This effectively doubles the voltage output but decreases the battery life. Silica – Commonly used for wicks. Silica has a high melting point. Smart Chip – A chip t..
We continue with the Vape Dictionary, giving you definitions for all the common vaping terms you’ll come across. Check out the other dictionaries: A-C, D-G, H-L, and M-N. O Ohm – the measurement for electrical resistance. The lower the ohm reading, the thicker the vapor will be. Higher ohm readings mean cooler, thinner vapes. Organic Cotton – Organic cotton wicks are becoming more popular now that more people are using rebuildable tanks/atomizers. It burns quicker, but gives a clean and intense flavour. P Parallel – Mods that use two parallel batteries, to increase battery life. This doub..
We continue with the Vape Dictionary, giving you definitions for all the common vaping terms you’ll come across. See the preview vape dictionaries: A-C, D-G, and H-K. M mA – 1/1000th of an amp. You’ll see this on ads for e-cigarettes to describe the charger output. mAh – Your battery’s capacity (milliampere-hour). Manual – when you have to press a button on your e-cigarette to produce vapor. Manual Shut-Off – You can shut off your e-cigarette by clicking a button a certain number of times. This is to help stop misfires. Mechanical Mod – (aka mech mods, mech PVs, or mechs). E-cigarette mo..
We continue with the Vape Dictionary, giving you definitions for all the common vaping terms you’ll come across. (See The Vape Dictionary A-C and D-G. H Heatsink – These protrusions come out of the atomizer or drip tip, and help excess heat to dissipate. High Resistance – If you like to vape at a higher voltage, you need a high resistance atomizer (that has a high ohm reading). Hot Spot – what you call a glowing red spot on your coil. If you have hot spots, it means your coil isn’t evenly wrapped. If you’re getting dry hits, it may be because you have hotspots. High Voltage (HV) – any e-c..
Continuing on from our Complete Vape Dictionary A-C, we’ve tried to define as many common vaping terms as we can think of. D DCT – Dual Coil Tank – this tank uses punched cartomizers and can hold between 3-6ml of e-juice. Deck – on a rebuildable atomizer, this is where you find the positive/negative posts. Diacetyl – a buttery flavouring some manufacturers still use, that has been known to cause Popcorn Lung (Bronchiolitis obliterans) if a significant amount is inhaled. Most companies (including NZVAPOR) won’t use or stock it. Disposable e-cigs – e-cigarettes you use until the e-juice is ..
Beginners to the world of vaping can find the lingo quite overwhelming. There are so many new terms to learn and apply. Articles about vaping online often assume some level of prior knowledge, so skip over descriptions that help vaping newbies figure out what’s going on. We’ve created this vaping glossary of some of the more common terms to help you parse vaping conversations. Let us know if it’s helpful! A Advanced Personal Vaporizer (APV) – These “modified e-cigarettes” (mods) use replaceable batteries, and utilise variable voltage, variable wattage, or mechanical. AFC – the small dial..
As more and more studies are emerging showing that vaping is a useful tool to help quit smoking, detractors are finding new things to complain about. The common claim is that not enough is known about the “long-term” effects of vaping. Without this knowledge, they claim, no one can in good conscience recommend vaping as a viable tool to help a smoker quit. A new study changes all that. University of Catania vaping study This study, conducted by Professor Riccardo Polosa, followed 21 young people (aged between 27-28) for three years. 9 of the participants vaped daily (but had never smo..
As leaders in global e-cigarette and e-juice space, we believe it’s important to keep tabs on international politics and laws around vaping. Usually, this means staring at the computer screen in disbelief as another country passes a law based on heresy and misinformation. This week, it’s Taiwan. The government of Taiwan (The Republic of China), are trying to amend their Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act, to effectively curtail the manufacture of all e-cigarettes and accessories. Many other Southeast Asian nations are also enacting similar bans on e-cigarettes. In Cambodia, Thailand and Ind..
In our last article, we looked at three common reasons why a vape tank might be leaking. You guys pointed out that there are a few other common reasons for leakage that we didn’t cover. So here they are, with ways you can prevent them: 1. Replace the gaskets The gaskets or O-rings in your vape serve as seals between different components. These tiny rings can be quite fragile. Over-tightening and wear cause them to snag and break, resulting in improper seals that will cause leaks and other issues. Check your O-rings regularly – especially if you’re getting regular leaks – and replace any t..
If you’ve ever had a vape tank leak, you know how annoying it is. You reach into your pocket to grab your vape, and your hand comes away all slippery. Anything else in your pocket – phone, glasses, essential post-it notes – are also wet from leaked juice. If you want to rescue your vape gear, you’ll need to find the source of the leak. You may be able to fix it, so you don’t have to buy new gear. Here are some common ways vape tanks can leak: 1. Filling your tank incorrectly. For argument's sake, let’s say you’ve got some decent gear and you haven’t purchased a cheap knock-off vape from s..
One of the biggest reasons people relapse into smoking after they’ve quit is because they see or hang out with someone who lights up. Seeing someone else smoking triggers all those cravings. If you’re in a social setting where a lot of people are smoking, it can be tough to keep your resolve when there’s peer pressure to light up. Or maybe you’re watching a film or TV show where everyone’s smoking. You can’t focus on the plot because all you can see are those little tendrils of smoke curling across the screen, and you want a cigarette so bad. How do you deal with other smokers after ..