Vaping – What are the Facts – Less Nicotine for Vapers
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Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 2.13.32 PMThere are Vapers that are making a healthier choice when smoking by using e-juices that contain lower levels of nicotine, or no nicotine at all. This is a good decision based on the fact that the use of nicotine has been known to cause possible health issues. For traditional tobacco smokers that have switched to vaping, this is especially true. All tobacco products contain some level of nicotine. There are vapor products that do contain nicotine, but unlike traditional cigarettes, there are a variety of levels that smokers can choose from including nicotine-free. Vaping with low nicotine or nicotine-free products is a viable alternative for traditional tobacco smokers who are trying to quit or cut down on their dependency of tobacco products.


E-juices are formulated from several ingredients, including nicotine. This is the liquid used in vaping that contains the flavor, and nicotine. Manufactured e-liquids contain nicotine levels from zero to under 50mg. The most common amounts are between 10mg to 12mg.


All traditional tobacco cigarettes have some amount of nicotine. Ultra-light cigarettes have the least amount with approximately 6mgs. Regular cigarettes contain about 10mg to 15mg of nicotine. Full-flavor cigarettes have about 18mg.


Electronic Cigarette Review gives the various marketing levels of nicotine in e-juices. The span ranges from non-nicotine up to XXX High Density products.


From lowest to highest:

  • Non-nicotine- A nicotine-free e-juice.
  • Low Density- Contains approximately 6mg. Almost the same nicotine level as light or ultra-light tobacco cigarettes.
  • Medium Density- Has around 10mg to 15mg of nicotine. Close to the level in regular tobacco cigarettes.
  • High Density- About 18mgs of nicotine. Equal to full-flavored tobacco cigarettes.
  • X High Density- A level higher than most regular cigarettes. Contains around 25mg.
  • XX High Density- A higher level of nicotine at 36mg. More than most traditional tobacco cigarettes.
  • XXX High Density- One of the highest levels of nicotine, at just under 50mg. This is approximately five times the amount of nicotine in traditional tobacco cigarettes. Nicotine levels in e-juices can be higher than cigarettes, but vapers choose the levels they smoke with. Many vape devices come with refillable cartridges. Vape smokers are able to mix and match the flavors of e-juices, and the amount of nicotine they prefer to use. There is vast array of e-juice flavors for vape smokers to enjoy, including nicotine-free varieties. Nicotine strengths in e-juices can also vary due to the manufacturer.


With e-juices, vapers have the decision every time they smoke what levels of nicotine they want to use, including nicotine-free products. This capacity to choose a nicotine-free smoke is a healthier alternative than the lack of choices in traditional tobacco products. There are no nicotine-free tobacco cigarettes. Vaping products including e-cigarettes are almost completely tobacco-free. Many vaping products do contain nicotine, but there are also varieties of products that are nicotine-free. To see the wide selection of e-juices come visit us in our Tyler Vape Shop. Our knowledgeable employees can assist you in finding the right e-juices that fit all your personalized tastes and nicotine level needs.



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