Electronic cigarette? Heat not burning cigarette? Traditional tobacco? How Japanese deal with IQOS

Inose Naoki, a former Tokyo director, has recently publicly supported the heating of non – burning tobacco on its Twitter, and hopes that the new products will be treated in Japan for tax reduction in the future to affirm their contribution to the public environment.

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On the same day, according to the Yomiuri Shimbun, the largest news agency in Japan, about whether the heat-non-burning tobacco to be treated as a traditional cigarette, the Tokyo municipal government recently collected public opinion. After receiving 2000 people’s feedback on the legal constraints on the non-burning heat as a traditional cigarette, the government of Tokyo said that They can’t ignore the opinion of the 2000 citizens, and because the hazards of the so-called “heated” non burning tobacco are not completely confirmed by science, they should be treated differently from the heat burning products and the traditional tobacco products. According to an analysis of the Philip Moelis Company, which sells the “iQOS” of the non-burning product, the analysis of the Philip Moelis Company reports that the content of the harmful ingredients is reduced 90 percent compared to the traditional cigarette. The Japanese tobacco companies (JT), which sells the same product “Ploomtech”, also said, “there is little concern about health hazards, so it should not be compared with traditional cigarettes.”

As the capital of Japan, the regulations on the prevention of passive smoking in children were set up in Tokyo in October. The regulations containing punishment measures were put into effect in 2017. In order to deal with the Tokyo Olympic Games, Chiba, which is next to Tokyo, has also formulated regulations on the prevention of passive smoking. The regulations on passive smoking prevention in all levels of city, village and village are also in the city of Hokkaido, but not for restaurants and customs shops.

In view of the passive smoking prevention Ordinance, the public is familiar with the harm of traditional cigarettes to health. However, there is a lot of controversy about whether the new type of tobacco such as heating and burning should be treated differently. There are two main arguments.

1. is heat-non-burning tobacco harmful to health?

2. is it still harmful to second hand smoking?

In response, Ishida Masahiko, a medical researcher at the Yokohama Municipal University of Japan, proposed that:

“The passive smoking prevention Ordinance is based on allowing smoking to be free while limiting the health hazards of cigarette smoke to non-smokers. That is to say, if the smoke and steam coming out of heated tobacco will do the same harm to health, it should be restricted like cigarettes. If not, heating and burning tobacco should be excluded from the target.

In view of whether heating does not burn the same harm, although the current amount of sound is still large tobacco companies, public health researchers and research institutions have begun the study of the health hazards of heating-non-burning products to human health. At present, in the paper on the analysis of the substances produced by heatingnon-combustion products, the mainstream of the paper is the opinion of Swiss researchers on the product iQOS of heating non-burning products. According to this paper, the nicotine, formaldehyde, and toxic acrolein produced by iQOS are about 84% less than that of traditional cigarettes.

But it is still not comprehensive to compare the effects of traditional tobacco and heating non – burning tobacco on the health of the users. For non smokers, no tobacco can be called completely healthy, but for smokers who are unable to quit or are not ready to quit, there is no doubt that it will be transferred to the smokers. The new type of tobacco products such as heat and non combustion can reduce the harm of smoking.

Ishida Masahiko believes that carcinogens are in fact universal, and there is not a completely healthy world without any carcinogenic substance, so it is often time to set a safety threshold for different substances.


In a home wine house, a total ban is imposed, but it is not relevant to use vapes that do not release second-hand smoke. Because it does not burn without fire, the ashtray is also made of paper, which is a good way to solve the problem.

The group of the smoking Japanese people is really big enough. In order to smoke and being healthy,  they have taken all kinds of means and attempts. I wonder if we can learn from them or learn from them. How do you think about this new vape pen?

Research says that electronic cigarettes will not affect intestinal bacteria like traditional cigarettes.

According to SlashGear, a new study found that non-smokers and individuals who use “electronic cigarette” have the same intestinal flora. However, according to the study, the intestinal flora of people who smoke traditional cigarettes has been destroyed. This revelation highlights another potential benefit of turning from traditional cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, although smoking is still ideal from a health standpoint.

The study, from researchers at the University of Newcastle and an international team, found that non smokers and people who use electric cigarettes have the same intestinal flora. This is the first time to compare the intestinal microflora of smokers with those who use only electronic cigarettes. As part of the study, the research team took 10 samples from each group and the control group, then used gene sequencing to determine which bacteria existed.

People who smoke traditional cigarettes are found to have lower levels of Bacterias in their intestines. This probiotics may help prevent obesity and Crohn’s disease. Similarly, more Poulet Was’s bacteria were found in the intestinal tract of smokers. Unfortunately, this may increase the risk of colitis and colon cancer.

It should be noted that this is a very small sample size pilot study, and additional work needs to be done. Similarly, the conclusion is not that electronic cigarettes are harmless, but that it seems to be a less harmful option than traditional cigarettes. Although vape has nothing to do with changes in intestinal bacteria, it is associated with potential heart disease and lung injury.

Is vape pen bad to health? 2018 latest answer from the authorities

Yes, Of course.

1, electronic cigarette/vape pen taste: a variety of harmful ingredients in the true cigarette is removed, and then add honey, mixed and made flavor. So the taste of the electronic smoke is slightly light, slightly sweet and micro incense, in the beginning, some smokers are not used to it and smoke more.

2, electronic cigarette/vape pen market is now in chaos, especially in the Amazon market, flooded with a large number of counterfeit products, even the best sales of products, manufacturers are not in line with the qualification requirements.

3, electronic cigarette is still lacking effective supervision, resulting in uncertain future. The European and American areas are very hot and the domestic is relatively cold.

4, some manufacturers and sales companies brag about the electronic cigarettes, for example, many companies allege that the electronic cigarette sets have the function of clearing toxin of lungs. This is all illegal propaganda. Electronic cigarette companies are not drugs at all. And science also proves that electronic cigarettes do not have any function of clearing lung toxin at all. Electronic cigarettes now only replace cigarette cigarettes and auxiliary smoking cessation.

5, the cost of electronic cigarettes is relatively high, not popular.

6, the quality and life of electronic cigarette are relatively poor, and the manufacturing technology of electronic cigarette needs further improvement.

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The harm of electronic cigarette:

The electronic cigarette is mainly composed of three parts: the cigarette tube, the evaporation device and the battery which are loaded with nicotine solution. When used, nicotine solution is heated and evaporated and is inhaled into the mouth. Because nicotine is usually dissolved in propylene glycol solution, smokers can breathe out white fog when smoking electronic cigarettes. According to personal preferences, smokers can also add chocolate, mint and other flavors to the flue.

Because of this, the safety of additives in electronic cigarettes is worrying. The German Federal Health Education Center has pointed out that nearly 90% of the gas inhaled from electronic cigarettes is propylene glycol, which can stimulate the respiratory tract in a short time, and what adverse effects on the human body in the long term and repeated inhalation of propylene glycol is still unclear. In addition, in addition to commonly known ethanol, glycerin and essence, American researchers have detected carcinogenic nitrosamines in some electronic cigarettes.


In addition, the principle of electronic cigarette is through the heating of liquid nicotine. The key word in this sentence is nicotine. Nicotine is harmful to your body, no matter how you use it. According to researchers, nicotine contracts blood vessels, increasing blood pressure, but also causes stress on the heart. Therefore, in essence, electronic cigarettes are harmful to health, because they can cause heart attacks and strokes.

The author sees most vape pen companies staff and employees from Innokin, Aspire & Smok in Shenzhen, China, still smoke the real cigarette rather than the electronic cigarette. They are manufacturers and knows which one is better for real. How do you think about the electronic cigarette. Please write down your comment below.

Innokin takes part in the IECIE and ends up successful

On 14-16 April 2018, the 2018 Shenzhen international electronic cigarette industry exposition (IECIE) was held at 6/7/8/9 International Exhibition Center, Shenzhen. As one of the largest and most influential electronic cigarette exhibitions in the world, many electronic cigarette brands have been exhibiting. Innokin, a well-known brand of electronic cigarettes in China, was also invited to attend.

Innokin “is committed to become the international top electronic tobacco and new tobacco research and development, production and sales integration suppliers”, energy saving, green environmental protection, to create a healthy life for customers, focus on customer needs, and constantly improve to meet customer needs. In addition to the attractive appearance of the products, the public number, the circle of friends and the lottery have also attracted the enthusiastic participation of the audience. One of the viewers who won the hat award said, “the quality of the hat is good, just like the electronic cigarette of Innokin.”
The two new model, cosplay, may be the most attractive focus of the No. 6 Museum. Many photographers are competing to take pictures. The audience is taking pictures with the models, and even the nuts are skew to watch.
On the second day, Innokin was busy until 3 p.m. In order to get a better service experience for the dealers / agents / traders / shopkeepers or the visitors to the exhibition, our Innokin’s agent Xia general also comes out personally, helps entertain, talks about cooperation and answers doubts, is full of energy.
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The audience’s participation, a large number of domestic and foreign cooperation intention customers visit and negotiation, therefore also attracted the CCTV reporter’s interview. Innokin instantly exploded the whole stadium and successfully launched the electronic cigarette exhibition.
Innokin strongly went to Shenzhen IECIE exhibition, and the harvest was full. It also meant that Innokinelectronic cigarette had a higher level of brand awareness.

Famous PLUM VENTURES Who Worried About the Future of Vape Invests in Electronic Cigarette Enterprises Now

Before the Lunar New Year, can you remember the question of “lighting up” electronic cigarettes in the venture capital circle? The reason is that Wu Shichun, founding partner of PLUM VENTURES capital, a well-known angel investment institution in China, wrote in circles of friends. From the content of the article, it can be seen that there were concerns about the electronic cigarette industry at that time. Seeing Zhu Xiaohu leave a message in the circle of friends, Wu Shichun replies that he has seen many of them, but has not invested any.


It is understood that PLUM VENTURES capital has invested in electronic cigarette enterprises now!

On February 27, Yishuang, an innovative brand focusing on the research and development of atomization technology, announced the completion of the angel round of RMB 10 million financing. The investors, namely PLUM VENTURES and royal Juwei Factory, the world’s tobacco giant, were clustered into a group.


“Yishuang” electronic smoke was founded in early 2018, focusing on the research and development of atomization technology and the construction of a large healthy ecosphere of atomization based on the derivation of atomization technology. At present, two types of electronic cigarettes, namely, exchangeable vape cartridges atomized smoke and disposable sharing cigarette, have been introduced. This round of financing is mainly used for research and development of Yishuang products, upgrading of atomization technology and channel construction. It is planned to build a large healthy ecosphere of atomization.


According to Justin, co-founder of Yishuang, there are three essential differences between Yishuang and other brands entering the domestic electronic cigarette industry.

1. The positioning of Yishuang is to build a large healthy ecology, and electronic cigarette is only the entry point of the ecology.

2. Yishuang is committed to creating green and safe electronic cigarettes. In the process of helping smokers reduce the harm of tobacco, it gradually uses the latest nicotine salt technology transition, and advocates “0 nicotine” green and healthy smoke oil.

3. Yishuang electronic cigarette adopts COP oil core separation technology and honeycomb ceramic atomization technology, which is soft and easy to smoke and closer to the taste of real cigarette.

After this round of financing, “YISTAR Yishuang” will be upgraded to EUSN. Yishuang will also continue to upgrade its product experience, open up new online and offline retail channels, conduct accurate market analysis and fine operation, launch more atomized products, and accelerate the creation of a large healthy ecosphere of atomization.


It is understood that the founding team of Yishuang Electronic Tobacco is from the international tobacco, Huawei, Tencent and traditional electronic tobacco industry. It has strong R&D technology, good at channel operation and marketing promotion, and has rich experience in Internet entrepreneurship management. Relying on the team’s experience in the electronic tobacco industry and marketing at home and abroad, Yishuang has cooperated with local tobacco distributors worldwide.

In order to make smokers feel more comfortable, EUSN is developing a green edible healthy vape oil with 0 tar and 0 nicotine, which can be eaten directly like cod liver oil, in order to develop a healthy alternative tobacco product to relieve smokers’addiction. The new product is expected to be launched in late March this year.



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Buy pure nicotine, e liquid flavors, all for liquid vape juice from Taima

I got an email from Xi’an China, saying they are selling pure nicotine liquids. Nicotine liquids is rare in China, especially in west China when USA is the main manufacturer of vape juice. So I put this on vape.hk in case someone in China needs it. Following is the letter from Linda.

Dear friend:

I am Linda  and the CSO in Xi’an Taima Biological Engineering Co.,Ltd.
We are manufacture of all kinds of high concentrated Tobacco flavors,Mint flavors,Herb  flavors,Fruit flavors,Alfakher flavors for Hookah,WS-23,WS-5,WS-3,Sucralose and Ethyl Maltol for  E-liquid to Vape.

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4.100% Pure Flavors

5.Mix ratio is 5-8% in PG/VG

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Are e-cigarettes more harmful than cigarettes?

Most of the recent studies documenting the short-term effects of e-cigarette consumption

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