JOIN THE RIOT AGAINST SMOKING THIS VAPRIL
Here at Riot, we’re proud to support VApril and bring you all the facts, advice, special offers and answers to your vaping FAQs. There’s also a handy calculator to help you see how much you could save by switching from cigarettes to vaping.
20% OFF THIS VAPRIL
To support you in making the switch from smoking to vaping this VApril, we are offering all customers the chance to get 20% off a £45 spend.
Just add the discount code VAPRIL23 to your bag. Offer expires 30th April 2023
FACTS NOT FICTION
Getting to the heart of what matters, how less harmful is vaping than smoking? These top 10 facts will have you reaching for a vape in no time.
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We've made an A-Z glossary of all the vaping terms out there, so you can really know your shit.
According to the Office of National Statistics, the average price of 40 cigarettes as of Feb 2023 is £26.82. The equivalent price of 1 Riot Bar (600 puffs/ 40 cigarettes) is £4.99. Based on someone who smokes 120 cigarettes a week, and the fact that we have a 3 for £12 offer on Riot Bars, you could save £68.46 a week by switching from smoking.
Vaping products containing nicotine are regulated under the Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR), and need to be notified to the MHRA and comply to certain standards (for example, nicotine content is limited to 20 milligrams per millilitre (mg/mL)) before they can be legally sold in the UK.
Vaping products that do not contain nicotine come under the General Product Safety Regulations 2005, enforced by local authority Trading Standards departments.
According to Cancer Research UK: “There is no good evidence that vaping causes cancer.
“Some potentially dangerous chemicals have been found in e-cigarettes but levels are usually low and generally far lower than in tobacco cigarettes. Exposure may be the same as people who use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) such as patches or gum.”
The Office for Health Improvements and Disparities (formerly Public Health England) says vaping is ‘at least 95% less harmful than smoking’.
Source: Cancer Research UK | OHID
Popcorn lung (bronchiolitis obliterans) is a serious, but uncommon, lung disease caused by a build-up of scar tissue in the lungs which hinders the flow of air.
It got its name when workers in a popcorn factory developed the condition after breathing in the chemical diacetyl which was used to give popcorn a buttery flavour.
According to Cancer Research UK:
- E-cigarettes don’t cause the condition known as popcorn lung
- There have been no confirmed cases of popcorn lung reported in people who use e-cigarettes
Diacetyl is banned as a vape flavouring in both the UK and the EU but it is one of the thousands of chemicals found in cigarette smoke.
Source: Cancer Research UK
For more information, check out our detailed blog post: https://rioteliquid.com/blogs/news/popcorn-lung
At Riot we practice what we preach, these are our success stories.
I was smoking almost 40 roll ups a day.
Rob used to wake up coughing and knew he needed to quit for his health. "I tried to quit but nothing worked, especially if I was going out. After I heard about vaping and researched it, I gave it a try and I'm now totally off the cigs. I have even reduced my nicotine intake and the next step for me is coming off the vapes"
Smoking was a huge part of my social life.
Emily would always stop and buy a pack if she knew she was drinking. "I was given a vape when I started working with Riot and at first I mixed up the two, but before I knew it, smoking a cigarette tasted disgusting and made me feel
gross. I've since reduced my nicotine intake through my vape and am in the process of stopping that too."
I should have done it sooner.
"I had tried all the NRT options in the past; gum, patches, even those nicotine inhalers which tasted disgusting. 😂 I quit dozens of times and always went back to smoking. Once I started vaping, I never smoked again and then when I was ready to stop vaping, I found it much easier to stop than previous attempts to stop smoking."