FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

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FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:29 pm

Here is a good guide with pictures. I know you like pictures.

http://onvaping.com/beginners-guide-to- ... of-vaping/

The biggest mistake almost all of us land up making including my self is starting small. i.e. we start with that silly cigarette looking device. Only because its cheap.

I know its hard to justify a dripper and Mech mod as your first purchase. So what you need to do if your thinking of using e-cig to stop smoking is that you find an experienced e-cig user and ask him to show you all the gear. Worst case try and get a few drags from a proper setup. That is all your brain needs to make up its mind. Very few guys try a proper setup like a tank and go back to the Cig Alikes. If you skip the first step you safe money and time.

Q: Whats a good juice / strength to use to stop smoking.

Ans: Depends on how much you smoke right now.
If your a very heavy smoker i.e. more than 20 a day. Then you need 36 Mg/ML
If your a heavy smoker i.e. more than a pack a day. Then you should start with 24 MG/ML.
If your a light smoker you can start with 18 Mg/ML.
But as this is an unregulated market. You cant go by what is printed on the box.
For example Hangseng which is the cheapest e-juice in India seems to suffer from very low nicotine levels. Or the guys selling it in India are diluting it.
I was chain vaping 24 MG/ML of Hangseng Indian Tabaco. But two puffs on the LiteJoy 18MG/ML and my craving for nicotine was over.
Then I tried some 24 MG/ML from the USA and it made the litejoy look like nothing.

Bottom line is this. If you still have craving to smoke regular cigies. Then your not getting the right quality or strength of nicotine.
Trust me when you taste the real deal. You will know and you will feel zero need to light up. And even if you light up. You wont like it.



Q: Why are so many people against e-cig. Why so much wrong info out there ?.
Ans: Big Tabacco is worried. The Govt is worried. If people stop smoking then they will loose millions in Taxes and Profits. So they are going out of their way to make it sound like a bad idea.
They are very smart. Way smarter than you and me. For example. They have been able to effect policy changes at the FDA level. To ban and prevent the sale of e-cigs. They have also got the FDA in India to ban sales of anything above 20 MG/ML. Why ?. You may ask ?. Its simple. That way real cigirates can not be challenged. You want to get the best buzz. Then you must buy a cigirate. A real cigirate will have the best kick off nicotine. Plus the fact that its free base Nicotine so the body absorbs its much faster. This is how they keep the Tobacco lobby happy. Tomorrow if big tobacco feels challenged all it takes is one phone to the right politician and e-cig gets banned in India. For now at least its being allowed.

Q: What are the most common reasons for people failing to stop smoking even after trying e-cig.
Here are the most common reasons for failing to give up smoking. In order of man reasons to least.

a. They do not start out with a good Brand. They buy something crappy. Low quality gear and juice. Is the number 1 reason why people give up and return to smoking.

b. They fall for bad publicity like e-cigs can blow up. E-Cig is more harmful etc.

c. They do not plan their stocks and gear. Smoking e-cig is just like regular smoking. As in you need to make sure you are stocked up on e-juice. You have a working battery and your stock of cartomizers.
So plan. Have at least 2 batteries. Have your stock of ejuice. And dont get stuck without stocks.

d. Poor quality e-juice. With not enough nicotine. So you land up getting frustrated and crave a normal cigie. And your back.

e. You play mind games with your self. i.e. I have not smoked for 1 Week / Month / Year. I can have a smoke now. No you cant. Once you have decided to stop. you stop. You can never light up again. Pure and simple.

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Thu May 01, 2014 5:30 pm

Q: What about Gum.
Ans: Gum is a good option. My plan is to shift from e-cig to gum slowlly. Maybe after I cross the 3 month mark.
Its way cheaper and works just as good as e-cig. In fact I hope that more and more people dump e-cig and move to gum.
I see no reason why e-liquid is so absurdly priced. Competition from Gum will force them to drop their prices or go out of business.
http://www.nicorette.in/cut-down-smokin ... orette-gum

You can buy it any chemist shop. Some even sell 4MG Gum. Which is really strong.

Some people have reported that the gum is too strong for them. I can agree on this point and the solution is simple.
a. Use it as per the company recommendation i.e. chew / stop etc.
b. Break it up into smaller pieces. I normally take at most half a gum.

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Sat May 03, 2014 5:58 pm

Q: What about other methods of Nicotine delivery.

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Anything that delivers nicotine to your body without you having to light a cigarette works for me.
I will try and avoid delivery systems that are known to cause cancer i.e. chewing tabaco etc.

You have nose sprays, you have patches, you have tabaco which can be chewed. Or eaten. All these methods will delivery nicotine.
You could also vape pure tabaco. As a dry herb.

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Tue May 06, 2014 4:58 pm

Q:Still craving to light up even after vaping ?

Ans: If yes. It just means you are not getting enough nicotine. Because the second you get the dose your body needs. The very thought of smoking vanishes.
Each person is different. Each person needs differ. The best guide to how much your body needs is defined by how many smokes you where on before you opted to stop.
Guys like me who where doing 4-5 packs a day. Need to use very high grade 24 MG/ML anything less and its a waste of time. Im now doing some 36 MG/ML and finally feel my brain getting back into gear.
yes I can live without Nicotine. But my brain feels like a blob of jelly. With the right dose of Nicotine. My brain is starting to feel like a sharp blade again.

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Thu May 15, 2014 8:31 pm

I just read that a number of people in the UK and other places use e-cig with regular smokes.
This makes no sense to me.

What ever you do. Once you make the switch to e-cig you have to stop smoking.
Doing both is just stupid.

It may be hard for the first week or two. And you may have fits of craving. But once you start e-cig there is no way you should light up.
This much you must be able to do.

I fix my craving for a smoke with a super punch of high grade nicotine.
Right now what ever e-juice I use. I will add 1ML off 100 Mg/
So if its 16 MG it becomes 26 MG.
If its 24MG it becomes 34 MG.

For those guys who cant get their hands on 100MG nicotine from the US. You can buy 36 MG direct. All the sellers in India will sell it to you. Except for Joytech.
All the other vendors have offered me 36 MG. 36 MG is more than enough to deal with any craving level.

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Fri May 23, 2014 6:51 pm

If you suffer from ADD and feel even nicotine is not working for you. Then do not despair there are still two options for you.

1. You can look into mixing Tobacco Absolute look it up. Its costly 25$ for 10 ML. But it contains all the Alkaloids you need.
2. You can look at vaping regular cig tobacco in a device like the iolite.
When my craving was really bad this is what I did in the first week. Took a pinch of gold flake kind and smoked it in the iolite

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:26 am

If you still have craving to smoke even with higher nic levels.
Do not loose hope. There is still a final option to try.


http://www.aromaejuice.com/WTA-FAQ-WTAFAQ.htm

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:16 pm

So Im making my own WTA.
And it is finally the only thing that was able to cure my urge to smoke.
I call it "Something Missing"
If you have been vaping for months and you still have a strong urge to smoke. Or feel something is missing from your vaping exp. Then this is the stuff that you need.
We have no plans to sell it as on date. But your free to taste it next time we have a club meet.

You can make it your self also. I will post my process in a bit. Or you can head over to any of the e-cig forums and see how they make NET. (Naturally Extracted Tobacco).

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Thu Aug 21, 2014 11:32 am

We now have access to pure Tobacco Absolute.
Not sure how we are going to use it. If we will even use it or not. But its something we have.
Its crazy costly.

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Re: FAQ - So you want to stop smoking.

Post by chinoy » Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:48 am

If anybody needs to stop smoking to safe their life or just because they want to. And are not able to stop with the regular e-juice. Send me an e-mail. I will share my WTA / Absolute with you. All you need is a pin drop in 10 ML to work.

I suspect many companies like Halo use it.
You can know if an e-juice contains it because it will cause clotting in the tank and more carbon build up on the coil.

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