Using e-cigarettes in the office can be a sensitive issue. Many companies have policies that prohibit tobacco use on their property, however electronic cigarettes are not considered tobacco products as of this writing.
Many non-smokers don’t want to see you use your device indoors and will become judgmental and aggressive upon seeing you exhale anything resembling smoke. You do not want to get involved a corporate soap opera, with you and your e-cigarette in the middle.
Your best chance to use your device in the office is to approach it in a thoughtful manner. Plant a seed with fellow coworkers that you have quit smoking and switched to electronic cigarettes. This will give you the opportunity to explain how e-cigs are helping you and how the vapor is odorless and considered by many to be virtually harmless. The most common question they will ask is: “is that helping?” or …
Even though the electronic cigarette is a fairly modern device, it has been around for over 50 years. It was first invented in an era where smoking was considered socially acceptable and in a time where you could see doctors smoking inside the hospital. The health effects of cigarette smoke were not known at that time and due to the lack of smaller electronic components and the cost associated with such technology, electronic cigarettes did not become popular until recently.
Due to advancements and microprocessors and portable batteries, the modern electronic cigarette is quickly becoming the smokers device of choice. Many feel that electronic cigarettes will surpass tobacco sales within the next 5 to 10 years.
The e-cigarette was born when Herbert Gilbert patented a simple smokeless cigarette, but at that time people were not fully aware of the dangers of smoking. It was the beginning of the …
This questions is straightforward enough: however, the answer is not. Before this question can be answered, there needs to be a few understandings about electronic cigarettes.
First off, if you are a non smoker, please, please, do not introduce nicotine into your system by justifying electronic cigarettes. You are inhaling something beside the air your body needs. Do not start! Nicotine is one of the most addictive substances in the world. I do not encourage using e-cigarettes for non-smokers, underage users, or pregnant women. I encourage smokers who have tried unsuccessfully to quit to look at e-cigs as another option. Most smokers understand the deadly risks involved with such a unhealthy habit.
However when it comes to e-cigs, many people want to believe that they are safe and non-toxic, so are electronic cigarettes safe?
I was in the exact same place in my life one year ago. I could not quit smoking, I had tried many times, and I almost accepted that I was going to be a smoker for the rest of my life.
I understand what you are going through and what you are looking for. I have been there.
You are looking to see if e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to smoking. You know smoking is killing you and the people you love, and you heard about how e-cigarettes could be a smarter alternative to smoking tobacco. I can help answer some of your questions.
My name is Brian (E-Cig Twigg), and I was a smoker for almost 20 years. My life has changed for the better since I had my first …