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Posted by Shawn Kreger

Vaping and the Teen Epidemic

Since Bill S-5 (an Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts) received Royal Assent in 2018 the vape industry has been evolving at an unprecedented rate. At River City Vapes, we wholeheartedly supported Bill S-5 and the plethora of positive changes it would make to the world of vaping.One key aspect of S-5 was federally banning the sale of vaping products to individuals under the age of majority. Although much of the vape industry was proactive and self-regulated sales to minors years before S-5, youth uptake in vaping...
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Why Vaping Is Healthier Than Tobacco Cigarettes On May 23, 2018, the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA) became law in Canada, allowing adults to legally purchase and use vaping products with nicotine. If you are a regular user of tobacco products, you might think vaping is no better for you than smoking. Contrary to popular belief, there are some very good reasons why vaping might be healthier for you! The best thing for your health would be to quit tobacco smoking completely, however, switching from cigarettes to vaping will go a long way towards reducing your exposure to harmful chemicals. Please be aware...
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What You Need to Know About Vaping and Battery Safety Battery safety? Who knew that was something to take into consideration when it came to vaping? Unfortunately, it is, since all batteries carry a small risk of explosion. Thankfully, the injuries from battery explosions in vaping devices, are fully preventable. Also, vaping batteries have come far since they were first introduced. Today’s batteries are safer and more sophisticated than the ones that were used when vaping first came on the market. Below is all you will ever need to know about vaping batteries and battery safety! What to Do When Handling Batteries Always turn...
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The Basics of Ohm's Law & How it Applies to Vaping Right now it is agreed that vaping is an excellent alternative to smoking cigarettes. However, since vaping involves that use of batteries, it’s super important to make sure that you are vaping with safety in mind.   Have you heard of Ohm's Law? It’s fairly simple and one of the first things that you will probably learn about in an electronics class.   The relationship between Voltage, Current and Resistance in any DC electrical circuit was discovered by the German physicist, Georg Ohm. He discovered that, at a constant temperature, the electrical current flowing...
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