Does Juul cause popcorn lung?

We all know that smoking can cause serious health problems. That’s one of the main reasons why people switch to vaping. However, now there have been many stories coming out about the dangers of vaping and Juul have fallen victim to numerous stories about their products causing popcorn lung. On a whole, vaping is a healthier alternative to smoking and the aim of it is to stop smoking altogether. Like with anything there are health risks, but does Juul really deserve all the bad press it’s getting?

What is popcorn lung?

The official name for popcorn lung is bronchiolitis obliterans. Which sounds remarkably like obliteration. So anything to do with your chest and obliteration definitely doesn’t sound good. And to be honest, it isn’t. The condition can make you cough a lot and struggle to breathe. But why is it called popcorn lung? The name has come about because the condition can sometimes be caused by inhaling in the chemical that’s used to flavour microwave popcorn, though obviously other chemicals can cause it too. The main chemical though is diacetyl and factory workers that packaged popcorn were found to have popcorn lung more than other people, hence the name. Diacetyl had also been an active ingredient in e-cigarettes, though mainly in the United States, so you can see the controversy behind it.

Big thing in the news

When vaping first came onto the scene, many people saw it as a short-term fad. However the research, science and technology that goes into the creation of each individual device has shown that it’s more than that. As has the fact that many more people are giving up cigarettes and switching to vaping. The key thing about vaping is that it stops people from smoking harmful cigarettes to an alternative that’s better for them and the environment, with the hope of ceasing altogether. But as you might have seen in the news, people are now claiming that vaping is harmful for your health. To put things straight though, vaping has never claimed to be a magic cure but instead is a better alternative to smoking. And in that respect it is much better. Where are the news stories about people being sick from smoking cigarettes? Exactly, that is such old hat nowadays nobody even bothers to mention it, despite it being common knowledge that smoking cigarettes is detrimental to your health, while vaping is a good way to stop it. Like everything there are always risks to be had but news stories can always get out of hand and brands can be blamed. It just so happens to be Juul’s turn.

Is Juul responsible?

It just so happens that one of the victims of popcorn lung claimed that they got it because they were vaping from a Juul. Now it may be that was the case, but Juul have claimed that there is no diacetyl used in its ingredients, as have many other vaping companies. Different chemicals have different effects and we’ve got so many different chemicals in food, drink and everyday things we ingest, spray or simply have near us. So it could be a coincidence or it could just be the fact that there’s a lot we just don’t know.
What we do know is that Juul have made sure that if it had anything to do with harmful effects, it removed them immediately. They’re dedicated to providing the best vaping experience possible so with the team behind them we can be safe that their products won’t cause any harm. If you want to get hold of some great Juul products, just head to your nearest Juul shop London or other major cities to get devices, Juul accessories and more.

Is IQOS less harmful?

With so many different vaping devices out there, it can be difficult to decide on which one to begin with. Do you want to try out different e-liquids? Or do you prefer vaping something that uses tobacco products? In that case, the IQOS is ideal. But is it less harmful than vaping e-liquids?

What is an IQOS?

You only have to head into an e cigarette shop London and you’ll find IQOS products in store. In fact, there are even dedicated IQOS store London, Manchester, Cardiff – you go to any major city and you’ll find an IQOS there. That’s just a testament to the popularity of it…but what is it exactly?

The IQOS is “not a vape, not a cigarette” as it says on its website. It sells itself as an alternative to smoking, which is its key selling point. In the vaping market, it sits somewhere in the middle, in between a cigarette and a vaping device. It looks like an e-cigarette and uses tobacco, but that’s where the similarities end. As opposed to burning tobacco like cigarettes do, the IQOS heats it up instead, making it far safer than smoking but similar to vaping.

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My Growing Company: Brand Review

Switzerland have given the world some of the best luxuries. Swiss chocolate. Toblerone in fact. Cheese. Watches. But more importantly for us, it’s also given us My Growing Company, a CBD, Swiss-based business that’s on a brand high at the moment. All natural, all made in Switzerland, is My Growing Company one of the foremost CBD brands in the business? It certainly seems that way.

Background

It’s difficult to find out exactly how My Growing Company came to fruition but it’s one of those brands that has always been “there”. As the CBD market grew and grew, so too did the company and now it’s known the world over as one of the go-to places for authentic, natural CBD. And while it’d be good if we could pinpoint its origin, we’ve just come to accept that this Swiss powerhouse has perhaps been there all along. Perhaps too it wants to retain some neutrality and anonymity…but we won’t lambast them for that.

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Easy Ways to Make Your Coils Last Longer

In order to get an optimal vaping experience it’s important to take care of your equipment. And that means making sure it’s all cleaned and working properly. One of the core components of any vape device is the coil. While some (cheaper) vape pens and pods might need replacement coils each month, if you follow these simple steps you can make your coils last even longer.

When to replace a coil

It doesn’t matter if you’re vaping the best CBD vape juice UK or the most expensive premium e-liquid, when you start getting that burning taste then you know it’s time to clean your coil. But it’s not just a simple switch and replace. If you want to make sure your coil lasts longer then there are a few steps to take.

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Vape Accessories to Buy Now

As vaping grows more in popularity and perhaps one day overtakes cigarettes, we find that there’s still a lot more to vaping then just picking up a vape pen and puffing away. Unless of course you’re using a  disposable vape pen! But if you’re the real deal then no doubt you’ve got a solid vape device, take care of it well and use the best accessories to ensure the longevity of your device. If you haven’t, then here are some of the best vape accessories you need to get hold of now.

Batteries and battery chargers

At the heart of our vaping device is the battery that powers it. Imagine if it were to die mid vape, or didn’t even have enough power for your first vape of the day! That’s why many vape devices such as the Pax vaporizer, comes with a charging kit. And it’s always worth keeping spare batteries too. Keep your device charged so you definitely know that you can start the day on full power but it’s also worthwhile to keep some spare batteries too on the off chance you run out!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Cooking With CBD

The ways to enjoy CBD just goes on and on. There’s the ever-popular method of  vaping it, or chomping down on some tasty gummies. But as variety is the spice of life and cooking shows are always popular, hence so is the act of cooking too; we’ve found that one of the best ways to get the most out of CBD on a regular basis is by…cooking with it. So we’ve put together a simple guide to start you on your CBD cooking voyage.

Gather the right ingredients

The first and most obvious step before you cook anything is to gather the right ingredients. That’s just common sense. We’ve all been there before – in the middle of making a cake before realising there’s no vanilla extract. Or other things of course, we just like cake! But the point stands – before you start cooking with CBD, make sure you’ve got all you need. That could be CBD vape oil UK – the country’s best, and which just so happens to be what we have in stock. Once you’ve stocked up on your oil, don’t forget to gather the rest of your ingredients, be it for a cocktail, a soup, a roast dinner or whatever you decide to make.

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CBD for Seniors: Everything You Need to Know

Times are changing. Marijuana and cannabis aren’t seen as the ‘end-of-the-world’ drug that it once was. In fact in the UK cannabis was reduced to a Class B and there’s a call for it to be legalised, like it is in many states of the US. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the non psychotropic excerpt from the same plant and many of our users have seen various health benefits. So we can see why the older generation would welcome a natural, alternative medicine to what they end up taking.

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Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Vape Device

It doesn’t matter what type of vaping device you’ve got, like everything, it can always do with a good clean. But this isn’t just a soak in the bath or a quick rinse, without properly cleaning your vape device you run the risk of it not working properly. That’s why this article looks into the very best way to keep it clean and extend its life span.

Table of Contents

  1. The easy way to clean
    1.2 But what about other devices?
  2. Importance of cleaning

The easy way to clean

Whether you’re using your vape device to enjoy e-liquids or CBD e-liquids, you want to make sure it’s working properly. And the best method of ensuring that is by keeping it clean and well conditioned. We take a look at the most common and popular vape pens and pods and give you the best way to clean them.

Once you’ve gotten to know your vape pen, you should know how to properly disassemble and assemble it, which is important as you’ll need to do this to ensure a thorough clean. Take apart your pen and put the battery to the side. Next it’s time to clean the heating element, or coil, which is found in most vape pens. A quick rinse isn’t always the best, but instead using cleaning alcohol and a cotton swab you can carefully dab it and give it the clean it needs.The same applies to the mouthpiece but you can always just give that a quick rub with a wet cloth. Easy, huh?

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7 Potential Benefits of CBD

It’s been a big year for CBD and products have become spectacularly abundant in the UK service and commerce markets.

From use in creams, oils, edibles, and e-liquids, CBD is being touted as a sort of fix-all, from sleep disorders to mood disorders. While the research is still out, we’re expecting a lot of new information to surface in 2020. With that in mind, here are some of the potential benefits of CBD.

Anxiety

CBD has been used in a range of instances to counter the effects of a range of mental health conditions. Due to cannabidiol’s soothing effects, it has been most associated with the treatment of anxiety and insomnia, but ongoing research suggests that it could be used to treat depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in the future.

Arthritis

CBD’s effects on certain brain receptors mean that it has proven extremely useful in pain management for a range of conditions. The most prominent use for CBD in recent years has been arthritis, which affects the joints and can be very debilitating indeed. Regular use of CBD vape liquids or oils can lessen the painful effects of the disease.

Pain relief

Whether used in muscle inflammation and sprain treatment or for more serious conditions such as spinal or nerve damage, CBD’s pain relief effects could help a range of different problems stemming from muscle and bone pain. Whilst the chemical may not be proven to halt the problems, it can certainly alleviate the symptoms.

Epilepsy

Whilst research is still in its infancy, it is thought that CBD may be able to alleviate the symptoms of seizures, or even diminish the amount that epilepsy sufferers have. Whilst tests have shown that progress is being made, there are still adverse effects cropping up in a few of the tests, meaning that more research has to be undertaken to ensure the applicability of the chemical in treating this debilitating disease.

Anti-acne

As with its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects, CBD creams have been reported to have skin healing properties. This has led to its use in many creams aimed at rejuvenating the skin. However, once again it should be noted that research is still in its infancy and so you should consult your doctor before using skin products containing CBD.

Reliever of chemotherapy side effects

Cancer treatments can be painful and debilitating, but CBD and even THC have been used in the treatment of chemotherapy side effects, which include vomiting and nausea. Research is still ongoing on how CBD could potentially be used in the fight against the disease itself.

Neuroprotective

Due to its effects on the brains neuroreceptors, scientists are exploring the ways that CBD could affect a receptor in the brain called CB1, the degradation of which is known to lead to diseases such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons. Again, research is in its infancy, but the results hold the potential to change many lives for the better.

Keep up with our blog (rated by Expertido.org as one of the best cannabidiol blogs out there!)

for the latest updates on clinical trials in the UK and around the world.

CBD Products to Add to Your Wish List This Christmas

CBD is more popular than ever. From its initial use as a medical treatment, it’s now sold in vape shops, coffee shops, and health food stores on the high street. And, with high demand comes supply, which means companies all over the UK and beyond are working hard to create the best new products, from oils to sweet treats. 

And, since it’s the season for giving, we thought we’d put together a list of CBD products you should add to your wish list this year. Below are some of the main forms that CBD takes as well as some products you can buy online. 

Remember: CBD VAPE 4 U offers same-day dispatch and nationwide delivery. Shop now!

But what is cannabidiol?

CBD or cannabidiol is an extract of the marijuana plant which has been known to relieve stress, anxiety and body pain in people who consume it. Whilst it is one of the main extracts from the marijuana plant, it’s actually completely legal in many European countries, which is due in part to the fact that there aren’t any psychoactive effects that can be triggered by CBD. It’s totally safe!

Click here for more information about laws related to CBD.

Oils

CBD oils are intended for use as a supplement. Often infused with hemp products, CBD oils are consumed by dripping them onto your food, or for mixing a bit into a beverage like tea or coffee. Whether adding to an edible or adding to your morning bev, these oils are perfect for daily use and have a calming effect that maintains your lucidity and has no known negative impact on your health.

Shop brands like Love Hemp and Hemplucid now online and visit us in store for even more great products.

Vape liquids

CBD infused vape liquids come in a variety of flavours. With many different strains to choose from, CBD vape liquids give vapers the chance to explore a variety of tastes infused with the natural tang of cannabidiol. These make for amazing e-liquids and add an extra soothing – or energising – kick depending on the strength of the CBD in the liquid. 

Our top pick for the festive season? Apple Cherry Sherbet 

CBD Flower Buds

Loose Leaf is the most natural way to ingest CBD products. These flower buds are strains of the Sativa dominant marijuana plant that come with next to no THC and are naturally grown. Often being cultivated in natural light and in greenhouses free from pesticides, loose-leaf CBD is perfect for use on dry herb vaporisers like PAX and comes with all the benefits of CBD along with a unique taste which you simply can’t find anywhere else.

If you’re new to CBD, add both the portable vaporizer and the flower to your list.

Edibles

Whether it be in homemade baked goods or CBD Gummiescannabidiol can be easily consumed in an edible form. Infused with foods such as fruit and nut mixes and even in tablet form, CBD edibles have the relaxing and uplifting benefits of other CBD products but are released more gradually as you digest it. 

Bonus: ‘Tis the season for ruby red! JUUL’s limited edition basic kit is the perfect colour for the holidays.