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Can Vaping Really Help You Quit Smoking?

Vaping is almost certainly less harmful to your health than smoking cigarettes, since it doesn’t contain bits of burned-up tobacco leaf (the cancer-causing “tar” in cigarettes). But if that fact leads smokers to start vaping, but then they don’t quit smoking, what good was the vaping?Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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See What Happens When You Quit Smoking With This Calculator

When you quit smoking, your body begins to function differently. In the short term, your heart rate and blood pressure adjust themselves. As the years go by, your risks for cancer and heart disease get closer to those of non-smokers. This calculator can give you specific dates for when all these things happen if you…Read […]

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Can You Vape to Death?

I never thought I’d see the day, but vaping—the bejeweled fedora of nicotine delivery methods—is starting to seem a lot less ridiculous. Or, at least, somewhat less ridiculous. Juuling teens are still reliably funny. But at the same time, there are real, credentialed doctors out there making a case for vaping as a…Read more… Continue […]

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What You Can (and Can’t) Do In California With Recreational Marijuana

Hey, Californians! Now that California is finally selling recreational marijuana, you might be thinking “Great, now I can get rid of this card.” But if you’re also thinking “Great, I can’t wait to get stoned and drive to work,” you may need a refresher course on what’s legal and what’s not. California’s Proposition 64…Read more… […]

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Old Bricklin Brochure Gives You Another Reason Not To Smoke

In the secret dead drop location my team of automotive crap locators uses to get me various treasures of automotive craphemera, I recently found something fascinating: an old Bricklin brochure. Bricklins are always sort of fascinating, but there’s something especially interesting in this brochure, and it has to do…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Sunday Showdown: Vaping vs Smoking

The dim glow of an e-cigarette activating has become the butt of quite a few jokes about the concept of “cool.” While they’re not hip, the tech behind them is, especially when paired with cannabis. But not everyone wants to smoke their marijuana out of what looks like a Bluetooth-enabled straw. Sometimes a joint works…Read […]

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The FDA Wants Cigarettes to Lose Most of Their Nicotine

On Friday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced some new cigarette and vaping regulations that the agency will put into place over the next few months or years. One of the biggest: the addictive component of cigarettes will have to go away.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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