There is something cool about being in the minority and rebelling against the status quo. It’s something associated with being young, headstrong and carefree – the anger of youth raging against the establishment. You don’t have to agree with the underlying principles, but black and red will never go out of fashion. Yes, being a rebel is cool. And that’s vaping.
A sigh punctuated what had become an increasingly uncomfortable silence. This kind of thing was meant to be easy, and the two men sitting on either side of the table were masters at their game – but they were running out of ideas. That scared them if the clicking of biros and beads of sweat were anything to go by.
Advancements in the technology drove simple vaping into spawning offshoots, matched preferred styles to dedicated devices. Hole size and location, coil type and wicks, power variations and its delivery all created vaping niches – none of which is more spectacular than the vaping tricks scene that spawned from simple cloud competitions.
There are many great questions such as ‘what is the meaning of life’, ‘do germs get ill’ and ‘are chickens really little dinosaurs’. All of them pale into insignificance when faced by the greatest question of all: what kind of vaper am I?
Somewhere in central England, at this very moment in time, vapers are gathered together at Vapefest. It’s all about vaping and it’s a festival – us Brits love a festival. We all grow up with the option to attend festivals catering to rock, dance, alternative, world, electronic and who knows what genres of music. We love a festival.
There’s a whole host of reasons why the recent moves to limit bottle size and concentrations were a stupid thing, but we are the biggest one. Look around you, the next time you’re gathered with other vapers. Have a long hard stare. We aren’t stupid.
We did it people, it’s official – we made vaping sexy. Those with little else to do and extraordinary memories will recall that we demanded everybody make a special effort. Well you did, even if you didn’t know it. You, Auntie Gladys, Barry Onions from the bookies, you all did it. You sexy beasts, you.
Department of Health’s new Tobacco Control Plan “Towards a smoke-free generation” offers up something that nobody previously thought possible, a way to unite people on either side of the Brexit debate. In one short, swift sentence, the government stated that leaving the European Union will open up an opportunity for harm reduction and the reversal of restrictions placed on vape manufacturers and vendors.
By the end of this year there will be 2.2 billion people playing video games. They will have spent £0.9 billion over the twelve months on disks and downloads. But gamers have been getting more than just some software to play with, and this has serious ramifications for vapers and tobacco harm reduction. Is vaping Doomed?
We need to ban vaping. No, you don’t need a herring aid. We’ve contemplated life if it carries on under the Tobacco Products Directive - and fins are serious. We’ve not been at the sauce, we aren’t pickled. Kipper lid on it for the moment, but we reckon we’ve sean … err, sea’n … no, this isn’t working, the pun machine is broke