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Published on July 6th, 2013 | by Trick


LA Times Tells Vapers’ Stories

While quick to point to a lack of “actual science,” the L.A. Times explores the use of electronic cigarettes as a means to quit smoking.

“We don’t look at it as a smoking cessation device. We never want to quit our morning coffee and vape.”

-John “JJ” Jenkins

Despite the disclaimer, the article is a mostly positive piece that tells the stories of several vapers, including L.A. Vapers Club founder Darrin Gold and Vapor Spot owner John “JJ” Jenkins, and how they’ve replaced a smoking habit with vaping.

The counterpoint comes from Linda Sarna, a member of the committee responsible for enacting a ban on vaping on the UCLA campus, who says the lack of published scientific evidence that electronic cigarettes help people quit makes them “snake oil.”

Can electronic cigarettes help smokers kick the traditional habit? –

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About the Author

Patrick (aka Trick) is an avid vaper who has traded an addiction to tobacco for an addiction to new vaping gear. When he’s not writing for Vape Squad, he can most often be found trying to translate the websites of foreign modders, prying the drip spouts out of new juice bottles, or stalking mail carriers.

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