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What Is Vaping, And How Can It Benefit You?

What Is Vaping, And How Can It Benefit You? 0

People have long-consumed nicotine for its soothing and psychoactive properties. It almost seems like, at a certain point in American history, the workforce was practically required to have their standard coffee and cigarette during their breaks. Well, times are different now, but many people still enjoy the nicotine experience, and we support that here at Sunshine Vape. That being said, though vaping e-juice is a well-established phenomenon, many long-time smokers are still confused as to what vaping actually is and how it differs (or is even more beneficial) than traditional smoking. Well, that’s what Sunshine Vape is here to address in today’s blog post.

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Now, we’ll cover some basics of vaping and electronic cigarettes.

What Is Vaping?

In a general sense, vaping itself refers to the act of inhaling vapor produced by a vaporizer or an electronic cigarette. The vapor is produced from a material such as e-liquid, a concentrate, or a dry herb.

A vaporizer is an electronic device that turns the vaping material into vapor. A vaporizer usually consists of a battery, a main console or housing, cartridges, and an atomizer or a cartomizer. The battery generates the power for the heating element in the atomizer or cartomizer, which then contacts the vaping material and actually turns it into vapor that can be inhaled.

How Is ‘Vapor’ Defined?

In another general sense, vapor is roughly defined as ‘a substance diffused or suspended in the air which is originally a liquid or solid turned into a gaseous form.’ So, the vapor produced by a vaporizer or electronic cigarette is the gaseous form of any of the vaping materials that you’re consuming. Vapor usually looks quite a bit thicker than smoke, but vapor also smells much better, doesn’t stick on clothing or objects, and quickly dissipates into the air.

E-Juice / E-Liquid Basics

This is the material that you’ll be vaporizing with your electronic cigarette to produce delicious flavors and the option of getting a nicotine buzz. E-juice, commonly known as ‘juice’ or ‘e-liquid,’ largely consists of a PG (propylene glycol) and VG (vegetable glycerin) base. Flavorings are added to the PG and VG mix to create delicious and curated flavor combinations. Indeed, many innovative and surprising flavors have made their way to the vaping market in the past several years. Did you ever think that you could vape blueberry pie, pancakes with syrup, bubble gum, or even banana nut bread? Well, thanks to modern vaping technology, you can!

With vape juice, there is always a certain ratio of PG to VG. Typically, more VG in the juice mixture means that the user will get larger ‘clouds,’ or produce a greater volume of vapor when they inhale. On the other hand, more PG in the juice mixture means that the user will get more of a harsh ‘throat hit,’ something that longtime cigarette smokers tend to desire. Ultimately, the blend of PG to VG comes down to user preference, but a ratio of 70 or 80 percent VG to 30 or 20 percent PG is fairly common in many e juice brands.

Nicotine Strength

Vape juice comes in multiple nicotine concentrations that affect each user differently. The usual nicotine strengths that are offered are anywhere from 3mg, 6mg, 12mg, and 24mg, but nicotine strength could be just about any mg in that number range.

Vapers can also vape e juice with no nicotine in it at all, as many users simply enjoy the flavor of the juice and the act of vaping itself. 0mg juice is what many longtime cigarette smokers work their way down to, and eventually quit smoking and vaping altogether. While the evidence for vaping efficacy to help smokers quit is primarily anecdotal, vaping shows great promise in helping countless cigarette smokers around the world.

Quick Vaping Safety Tips

While vaping is inherently safe if you follow instructions correctly and make sure of what you’re doing, we could probably dedicate an entire blog post to vaping safety tips just to be...well, safe. We’ll keep it concise with some basic vaping safety tips:

  • It is generally recommended that if you do not already smoke cigarettes or consume nicotine daily in some capacity, then you should not pick up vaping.
  • Be respectful when you vape. In other words, do not vape in public businesses or other indoor places that aren’t your own house or a friend’s house. In general, please avoid vaping in places where smoking is prohibited. While the smell is generally fairly pleasant and dissipates rather quickly, it’s important to respect people around you.
  • When you buy e-juice, make sure it is contained in a child-proof bottle or dropper. Keep your vape juice and other vaping supplies out of the reach of children and pets as e-liquid with nicotine can be poisonous if ingested.
  • On that note, never drink vape juice, even if a little accidentally gets in your mouth or on your tongue. E-juice is exclusively meant to be vaporized.

Stay Tuned For More Vaping Basics From Sunshine Vape!

Not everyone is an experienced vaping pro, and that’s okay! We’d love to answer any of your questions about our top vape juice selection, discount vape juice, and other vaping supplies. Get in touch with Sunshine Vape today!

Age Verification Compliance

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Dear valued customers,

Due to new laws and regulations at both the state and federal levels, we here at Sunshine Vape want to be sure we adapt to the new market. In light of the deeming regulations, by August 8th, we must verify the age/identity of every customer who shops with us. We have searched for several solutions for doing this, and have partnered with EVS to adhere with the new laws. Although this process may seem invasive and many have concerns about providing this information online, understand we have to do this because of laws enacted by the FDA. If you want to change this, please communicate your displeasure with your local elected representatives and visit CASAA.org to fight for your right to vape!

How it works:

Upon creating an account at Sunshinevape.com EVS will run your information through their private database. If there is a match you are verified for your recent order and all future orders.

However, if there is no match, Sunshine Vape will require a onetime manual verification which includes taking a copy of your driver’s license. You can upload a valid driver’s license to customerservice@sunshinevape.com.  Uploads can consist of scanned copies or photographs. Your order will not be shipped without verification. After seven business days all orders without verification are cancelled and refunded.  If there is communication during the process we can delay cancellation.

FAQ:

Q: Can we, as the consumer, cross out any information on our ID we don't want to give out such as our SSN if it's on there or DL number?

A: Yes - what EVS and Sunshine Vape needs to see is the full license (to show it's not clipped), picture, full name, DOB, and the license #.

Q: Are the photos then deleted after the info is submitted? Are you logging addresses and driver’s license numbers as well?

A: Photos are deleted and neither address nor license number are stored in the EVS or Sunshine Vape systems.

Q: How quick is the turnaround for sending the photo of the ID to getting the O.K. and having the product shipped?

A: Immediate - the majority of EVS verifications are automatic at time of account creation. If you are required to have manual verification it is also immediate during business hours and business days. If you order at midnight during the business week and send an email with your driver’s license immediately afterwards the order will be processed as normal during the next business day. Same for weekends, a Saturday order will be processed on Monday.  

For more information on the deeming regulations please visit http://vaping.org/august-8-2016-mean-vaping/

Sincerely,

Sunshine Vape LLC

Best Tobacco ECVC2016 and Best Menthol NVE2016

Best Tobacco ECVC2016 and Best Menthol NVE2016 0

Recently we attended Spring Vape (ECVC2016) in Daytona Beach FL. We had a amazing time, met some great people and took home BEST TOBACCO with Kentucky Llama by Headstash Vapor! We were so thrilled to win an award and for best tobacco against many strong competitors we are proud and grateful. 

We also had the pleasure of being an exhibitor at Fox Woods National Vape Expo (NVE2016) this August and won BEST MENTHOL with Sunshine Vape's own White Dragon. There were 200+ vendors this time and cannot say how proud we are! Another great show with great people and great experiences we look forward to the next one.

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