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It seems like you can’t turn on the radio, listen to the news, or browse your favorite social media sites without hearing something about e-cigarettes.

And, if you believe everything you read, e-cigarettes alternate between being the best thing since sliced bread or the worst thing since the plague of 1346.  The truth, as with most things, lies somewhere in between.

So what do we really know?

We know that cigarettes – not e-cigarettes – contain nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide, as well as formaldehyde, ammonia, hydrogen cyanide, arsenic and DDT.  Cigarette smoke has been shown to contain over 4000 chemicals, including 43 known cancer-causing carcinogens and 400 other toxins.  We know this because we have more than 75 years of scientific research devoted to the study of cigarettes, cigarette smoke, and the correlation between smoking and diseases like cancer.

E-cigarettes, on the other hand, have only gained popularity and widespread use within the last ten years, even though the very first electronic smoking device was patented in 1963 by Herbert A. Gilbert.  We know that e-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, propylene glycol (PG), vegetable glycerin (VG) and various flavorings.  E-cigarettes do not produce smoke; they produce vapor.  We also know that the research on e-cigarettes, including any possible health related effects, is in its infancy and far from complete or scientifically validated.

Does this make e-cigarettes and vaping akin to the Holy Grail or another cancer causing death stick?

The bottom line…we don’t know…yet.

So, before you make up your own mind about e-cigarettes and vaping, do a bit of research and apply a bit of common sense to what you read, see or hear.   Most of us wouldn’t buy a car, a home, or even a flat screen television without considering all of the options and as much information as we can find.

Some Information

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2013/03/05/tobaccocontrol-2012-050859.short

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/249784.php

http://www.escardio.org/about/press-releases/esc12-munich/Pages/acute-effects-electronic-cigarettes-heart-damage.aspx

http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2014/01/23/are-hollywood-starlets-glamorizing-smoking-by-using-e-cigarettes/

http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/ucm388395.htm

Leave My Vape Alone…

It should come as no surprise that the controversy surrounding e-cigarettes and their relationship to the larger issue of cigarette smoking has ignited a firestorm of commentary, public opinion and political wrangling.   Add the FDA, WHO, CDC, NYC, and various state’s attorney generals to the conversation, and “vape” has replaced “weed” in today’s lexicon for the gateway drug of the 21st century, destined to convert our middle and high schoolers to a lifelong addiction to nicotine and high risk of cancer.

Let’s put things into context for a moment.

Obviously, the dreaded weed was such an effective “gateway” drug that 23 states and the District of Columbia have now enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana, with some states (and DC) allowing for non-medical use as well.  Funny thing…teen use in the states that have legalized marijuana is comparable to usage in states that have not legalized marijuana.  So much for that gateway.

“Vape”, the word so popular that Oxford Dictionaries recently named it the “international Word of the Year”, describes the act of vaping an e-cigarette or the actual device, itself.   Vaping is now front and center in the debate surrounding youth and smoking.  Amidst the foggy hype and hoopla is the fear that our young people will 1) use e-cigarettes because they come in brightly colored packages with candy-like flavors, and 2) graduate from e-cigarettes to their significantly more harmful counterpart, traditional cigarettes.

Again, let’s put things into context with a very simple question.

Why would anyone, our young people included, choose to switch from their brightly colored vape in a variety of sweet and fruity flavors to a dull looking cigarette that tastes like tobacco and smells like an ashtray?

Vape, verb

Inhale and exhale vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device

Vape, noun

An electronic cigarette or similar device; an act of inhaling and exhaling the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device

Why Become A Freedom Smoke USA Customer?

What makes vapers want to make the change to vaping FSUSA e-juice? Well of course the satisfaction of knowing what is being put into their e-juice. When it comes to vaping you want to know what is being put into your body, right? Of course you do. This is the reason you are transitioning from regular cigarettes to an e-cigarette. At FSUSA we pride ourselves on mixing some of the highest quality and best e-juices globally. We do so with the utmost care and the highest quality ingredients that we put into each bottle blended at FSUSA.

Our e-juice is hand blended by one of our highly trained blenders. Our e-juice is blended specifically for each individual customer. Our custom e-juice is made to order and the whole FSUSA Family vapes our blends. Know what you’re vaping with FREEDOM SMOKE USA!!

Satisfied & on the Happier Path

A lot of people have tried to quit smoking repeatedly, only to find that their craving and stress level is too high to accomplish it cold turkey. Most smokers are fully aware of all the negative side effects that they will potentially encounter while continuing to smoke cigarettes however, vaping gives all smokers a healthier alternative to cigarettes. Humans are creatures of habit, one cigarette can become a part of your daily routine and eventually it can seem almost impossible to drop the habit, but it is possible with e-cigarettes. Making the switch to e-cigarettes can get you on the right path to resign from smoking entirely and will help make the transition much easier.

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The Flavor Difference

E-juice from Freedom Smoke USA is available in a wide variety of flavors, and customizable strengths the vaper can choose ensuring that the vaper can find an e-juice flavor suitable to their tastes, and needs. The flavor selections are far beyond the average e-cigarette companies. We have taken e-juice blending to the next level, and we dare to experiment to make the most unique e-juice out there. We are not your grandfather’s tobacco company; we stand out from the others.

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