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OK Cigs StopTober 2015 Promotion
9th October , 2015

While it hardly seems a year since the last StopTober campaign we are now in the middle of StopTober 2015 which is again proving to be extremely popular. This phenomenon began in the UK and has very quickly spread to other areas of the world as far afield as Australia and Europe. Last year in excess of 250,000 people signed up for the UK StopTober campaign and hopes are high that this year will be even better. So, what delights do we have to offer you during StopTober 2015?

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Starter kits favoured by first-time ecig users?
3rd April, 2015

There are certainly many changing trends in the electronic cigarette market with new products, new services and new options becoming available on a regular basis. Initially new entrants to the electronic cigarette market tended to go for the so-called cig-a-likes which offer an almost identical physical experience to using tobacco cigarettes.

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What is your preference, fruit flavour or tobacco flavour e liquid?
18th February, 2015

As demand for vaping devices continues to grow so we have seen an exceptional growth in the number of e liquid flavours available today. While the vast majority of electronic cigarette users have perhaps never contemplated anything but tobacco flavour e liquid, there are certainly more options today than there ever have been. So, what is it to be, fruit flavour or tobacco flavour e liquid?

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Have you tried our zero nicotine fruit flavoured e liquids?
11th February, 2015

We recently launched a range of zero nicotine fruit flavoured e liquid which complements our existing 1.8%/18 mg nicotine strength range. It seems that while many people prefer non-tobacco flavoured e liquid there is also growing interest in zero nicotine e liquid. This allows you to enjoy the sensation of vaping without the nicotine content which many crave.

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OK Double EVOD electronic cigarette starter kit
9th February, 2015

While "cigalikes" continue to attract the attention of those wishing to switch from tobacco cigarettes we have also seen a significant increase in sales of EVOD electronic cigarette starter kits. These vaping devices allow you to make use of the growing array of different flavoured e liquid available and the introduction of our very own OK Double EVOD electronic cigarette starter kit has gone down extremely well.

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OK EVOD Vaping Kit
17th November, 2014

The success of our KangerTech EVOD starter kits has prompted us to create our very own branded OK EVOD vaping kit which comes with a 650mAh EVOD battery, 2.4ohm heating coils, USB charger and two bottles of our award-winning OK Eliquid.

Why we have our own branded starter kit

The idea behind our own branded starter pack is to bring you exactly what you need at an affordable price together with two eliquid flavours of your choice. We have been researching the best brands and the best devices to ensure the OK EVOD starter vaping kit is not only reliable but also gives you the most enjoyable and efficient vaping experience.

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OKCigs: OFFER on Rechargeables
6th October, 2014

No Promo Codes, Simple Price Reduction and more Refills!

Have you seen our rechargeables offer?

We have reduced the cost of our Rechargeable 80 packs from £14.98 to £12.98 while increasing the number of refills. You will now receive the equivalent of 200 cigarettes PLUS a rechargeable ecigarette with charger for just £12.98 - We should have renamed it our Rechargeable 200 pack!

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OK StopTober 2014 promotion goes live today!
15th September, 2014

StopTober is quickly becoming a focal point for those looking to reduce their tobacco cigarette intake with last year's campaign helping over 160,000 people successfully reduce the number of cigarettes they smoke.

This year's campaign has already attracted significant press and social media interest with high hopes that in excess of 200,000 people will be able to continue their smoke cessation program after the end of October/StopTober.

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Should vaping lobby groups attack a weakened UK government?
13th June, 2017

At this moment in time the Conservative party is in disarray after a disastrous general election campaign. Theresa May is in real danger of being ousted in the short term despite her ambitions to “sort out this mess”. The party is currently in talks with the DUP about working together in the future despite the controversy this has created across the political spectrum. So, with a weakened Prime Minister, Brexit negotiations about to begin and the repeal of European laws in the pipeline, is now the perfect time for vaping lobby groups to attack the UK government?

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Why are UK and US views on vaping so different?
15th April, 2016

While the popular press continues to focus upon electronic cigarettes and vaping across the globe there are some very interesting differences of opinion emerging. A recent article on vaping compared the attitudes of UK and US politicians and the general consensus within each country. On the surface you may have assumed that the US is more pro-free market activity when in reality it is perhaps the exact opposite. Why are the views of these two countries so different?

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Is the term vaping key to the success of the vaping industry?
10th March, 2016

A recent report regarding Internet searches shows that there has been a significant increase in those looking for information about websites and shops selling electronic cigarettes. What may surprise many people, especially those without a real interest in vaping, is the fact that the term vaping is now more popular than electronic cigarettes. So what does this mean?

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Why are politicians afraid of the vaping industry?
19th November, 2015

While vaping/ecigarettes continue to grow in popularity it seems that politicians around the world are running scared. It is estimated there are well in excess of 2 million electronic cigarette users in the UK alone and this number is set to increase dramatically over the next few years. Some experts suggest that electronic cigarettes offer potentially the greatest opportunity to reduce tobacco addiction with some going as far as to suggest they are 95% less harmful than their tobacco counterparts.

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Electronic cigarettes leading to significant fall in tobacco smoking
23rd July, 2015

While many of the large tobacco companies would like you to believe that electronic cigarettes will be here today and gone tomorrow, that does not seem to be the case with statistical information. The number of electronic cigarette users trebled between 2012 and 2014 with an estimated 2.1 million "vapers" in the UK. This compares to an ongoing reduction in the number of adults smoking tobacco products which has fallen from 25% in 2007 to 18% in 2014.

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Could new study hold key to future of electronic cigarettes?
9th July, 2015

Even though the general consensus seems to be that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than their tobacco counterpart, arguments still rage about the benefits and health implications of switching to electronic cigarettes. Therefore, it was interesting to learn this week that the Moffitt Cancer Centre in the US has received a grant of $3.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to fund a five-year study into electronic cigarettes. Perhaps this independent and unbiased study of vaping could hold the key to the future of the industry?

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Electronic cigarettes more popular than US government forecast
25th June, 2015

There is no doubt that electronic cigarettes are more popular today than they ever have been and pose a serious threat to tobacco products. Back in 2013 the US government released a report suggesting that 2.6% of the adult population were using vaping products. Interestingly, a report this week by Reuters/IPSOS (carried out during 2015) has updated this trend with significant surprises.

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Welsh government pushes ecig regulations too far
11th June, 2015

The Welsh government was warned time and time again that the obsessive pursuit of the electronic cigarette industry had little or no backing amongst fellow politicians. However, under the guise of health and safety they pushed the situation too far this week with news that they were looking to introduce a ban on electronic cigarette use in public places.

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Are politicians playing into the hands of the vaping industry?
14th April, 2015

In the scramble to raise as much money as possible to fund their promises, UK politicians may have handed the vaping industry a free hit as we approach the UK general election. It is common knowledge that all political parties are struggling to raise sufficient funds in the current economic environment and it looks as though the tobacco cigarette industry is an easy target. The main parties have announced plans to introduce a tobacco levy which would be based upon the US system.

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Why don't the authorities talk to ecigarette users?
1st April, 2015

The last few weeks have seen a significant increase in negative advertising and lobbying against the electronic cigarette industry. While many politicians around the world continue to attack the industry it seems that critics and supporters of the industry are unable to agree on anything. Amidst all the hustle and bustle and infighting the only group able to give a balanced and honest opinion on the industry have been ignored completely. Electronic cigarette users!

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US government attacks electronic cigarettes!
27th March, 2015

While the UK authorities have taken a back seat with regards to the short-term regulation of electronic cigarettes, passing this particular buck to the European Commission, the same cannot be said in the US. While we await confirmation from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) with regard to future regulation of the US vaping market, it seems as though the US government is looking to dictate short-term policy.

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Can electronic cigarettes reverse harmful effects of tobacco?
24th March, 2015

A report by Dr Riccardo Polosa, a director of the Institute for Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology of the University of Catania has cast a very interesting light on the electronic cigarette industry. The doctor is also in charge of the University's Centre for Tobacco Research which was the main focus of his recent study published across an array of websites this week. So what does Dr Polosa conclude from his research?

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Why quality will rise to the top in the vaping industry
17th March, 2015

The vaping industry has undergone a massive change over the last few years, coming from a niche market player to a market which is expected to turnover in excess of $2 billion in the US alone during 2015. While there are obviously an array of factors to take into consideration for the future of the industry, such as regulations and medical trials, it is the quality of products which is now in focus.

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Why No Smoking Day is perfect to promote ecigarettes
11th March, 2015

Today is No Smoking Day in the UK and while it may seem a little strange to be promoting electronic cigarettes and other vaping products on this particular day, it could actually be the perfect opportunity. The fact is that many tobacco cigarette smokers see electronic cigarettes in the same light as their tobacco counterparts despite the fact they are very different indeed. A number of surveys of late have highlighted the need to differentiate electronic cigarettes from their tobacco counterparts to ensure the industry can push forward.

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Is it time for ecigarette companies to take the battle to the courtrooms?
5th March, 2015

The last few years have been very interesting times for the electronic cigarette industry with popularity growing, sales increasing and more and more people championing the benefits of vaping. However, there still seems to be a political agenda to slow down the development of the industry with an array of rumours, mistruths and blatant lies often appearing in the mass media. As a consequence we have seen the emergence of fighting funds in the US with more and more supporters now prepared to take the battle to the courtrooms.

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Common sense prevails with ecigarette policy change
3rd March, 2015

Only last week one of the UK tabloids picked up on the fact that a couple had been barred from adopting because they used electronic cigarettes. In what many deemed at the time to be a misrepresentation of the facts it seems that electronic cigarettes were indeed treated the same as their tobacco counterparts by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF).

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Electronic cigarettes are here to stay!
16th February, 2015

While there may be ongoing regulatory issues which need to be addressed there is now no doubt that the electronic cigarette industry is here to stay. When you bear in mind that the US market alone is expected to turnover in excess of $2 billion during 2015, there is no going back. While the European market is a little behind the development curve of the US it does look as though it will follow the trend with the number of electronic cigarette users continuing to grow.

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Are electronic cigarettes a gateway to tobacco cigarettes?
14th February, 2015

One party line which critics of electronic cigarettes have pushed time and time again is that electronic cigarettes are a gateway to their tobacco counterparts. Despite the fact that numerous research has shown the exact opposite to be correct, politicians and regulators regularly appear in the press with this ludicrous suggestion. So why do critics keep up the facade that electronic cigarettes may somehow undo the "good work" achieved by the tobacco cigarette smoking ban?

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Is it more difficult to publish positive research on electronic cigarettes?
12th February, 2015

There is a story on Twitter this evening citing Prof Robert West from University College London's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. The suggestion is that researchers are finding it extremely difficult to publish positive electronic cigarette research in the mass media while journalists continue to lap up scare stories. We all know that scare story sell papers but is it really that difficult to get positive research published on the vaping community?

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What types of vaping device are available today?
7th January, 2015

As the fight to maintain momentum in the vaping industry continues we have seen the emergence of not only first-generation and second-generation devices but also third generation. At first glance it can be a little confusing as to what each generation of device offers therefore we have set out a basic review of each type of product.

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Could 2015 be THE year for electronic cigarettes?
6th January, 2015

The electronic cigarette industry emerged from nowhere at the start of the century to become a multibillion dollar sector. Sales in the US are expected to top $2 billion in 2015 and with millions of electronic cigarette users around the world there are high hopes for the coming year. However, this has been a long and difficult road for the electronic cigarette industry which has been fraught with danger, ridicule and politicians who have placed blockades at every corner.

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Stop Press: Ecigarettes not a gateway to smoking!
26th November, 2014

While the electronic cigarette industry has been quietly confident that electronic cigarettes are not a gateway to smoking and predominantly used by current or past tobacco cigarette smokers, this did not stop politicians from using this as a stick with which to beat the industry. However, the UK authorities appear to be the first in Europe to actually release data, via the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which makes for very interesting reading.

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Can the FDA deliver on electronic cigarette regulations?
21st November, 2014

We are now more than three years into a "two-year review" of the US electronic cigarette industry and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seems no closer to a final outcome. Over the last 12 months we have seen some movement in the area of regulations but at this point in time the propositions are still out to consultation with no definitive timescale on the introduction of new and long-lasting regulations. There are now concerns as to whether the FDA can deliver on electronic cigarette regulations.

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Golden Globes turns into electronic cigarette showcase
14 January, 2014

Sunday evening saw the Golden Globes ceremony in California with some of the most popular actors on the planet coming together to celebrate this long-running event.

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Lily Allen’s video vapes
11 December, 2013

Lily Allen's latest pop video is the first ever mainstream music track to feature electronic cigarettes. There’s a rather tongue-in-cheek moment where the backing dancers stop for a puff and the Ecig packets get a very obvious close up.

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.................................................................. OKCigs T-shirt slogan competition
8 December, 2013

We are looking for some fun and original T-shirt slogans to go on our OKCigs T-shirts, so this is your chance to be famous!

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