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Menthol Cigarette Ban – What you need to know.

When did it happen?

As of May 20th 2020 Menthol Cigarettes were banned in the UK, in an effort to deter younger people trying and eventually becoming addicted to cigarettes. This included menthol cigarettes, menthol rollies, skinny cigarettes and click-dual cigarettes.

Why are menthol cigarettes banned?

Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health said: “Research shows that menthol makes it easier for young people to start smoking because it masks the harshness when they first try to inhale.

“In reality, menthol cigarettes are just as harmful as regular cigarettes and most adult smokers become addicted to smoking in their youth.”

“Removing menthol cigarettes from the market will deter young people from starting smoking.”

Does the menthol cigarette ban effect e-cigarettes?

No, the ban does not apply to e-cigarette products, including menthol flavoured e-liquids. The ban is strictly applied to menthol cigarettes, menthol rollies, skinny cigarettes and click-dual cigarettes. 

Alternatives to Menthol Cigarettes?

1.3 million of the smokers in the UK are menthol smokers, many of which are adults who prefer the flavour of menthol over traditional cigarettes. Many of which may now be looking to make the switch to vaping rather than going back to the alternative of harmful tobacco cigarettes.

If this is you then you may want to check out our list of must try menthol Nic salt E-liquids below.

What are Nic Salts?

Nic Salts looks and taste just like normal E-liquids with the added benefit of providing a much smoother throat hit at higher nicotine levels. Nicotine Salts also offers a quicker  “nicotine fix” compared to traditional e-liquids offering a nicotine satisfaction similar to when smoking. This makes Nicotine Salts an excellent choice for new vapers looking to make the switch from smoking to vaping. Want to learn more about Nic Salts? Checkout our Complete Nicotine Salt E-Liquid guide.

5 Must try Menthol E-Liquids for Vaping

Glacier E-Liquid by SALT

This has been a best selling E-Liquid at Vape Green for many year, it is not only one of our best selling Menthol liquids, it is one of our best selling E-Liquids period! Glacier Nic Salt by SALT is an ice-cold Menthol vape with icy and minty notes throughout the entire vape.

Polar eLiquid by Got Salts

Another super popular Menthol E-Liquids is Polar Nic Salt E-Liquid by Got Salts and it is easy to see why. This refreshing spearmint and menthol blend willl satisfy any Vaper looking for an icy vape.

Ice Menthol E-liquid by Pod Salt

One of our best selling Nic Salt E-liquid brands is Pod Salt so it is probably to to ones surprise that Ice Menthol by Pod Salt is another best selling cold Menthol flavour that we can strongly recommend.

Menthol E-Liquid by Doozy Fifty 50

Nic Salts are not the only option! If you prefer 50/50 E-Liquid the Menthol E-Liquid by Doozy Fifty 50 is a must try. This icy Menthol best seller is available in 6,12 and 18mg Nicotine strength and compatible with all basic starter kits and pod kits.

Black Jack Aniseed Menthol E-Liquid by 21 Salts

Want to mix it up? Then the Black Jack Aniseed Menthol E-Liquid by 21 Salts is a must try, this blend features a combination of Aniseed liquorice and cooling ice menthol, a must try for any licorice lovers.

What Device should I use?

Not every device is designed to vape Nic Salts, for this you will be wanting to purchase a basic Pod Kit, which are generally made just for Nic Salts. There are hundreds of Pod Kits out there though, so how do you know which one is for you? A lot of it comes down to personal preference on design and colour options but here we have listed 3 of the latest and greatest pod kits that we think are perfect for vaping Nic Salts!

Caliburn G Pod Kit

Menthol Cigarette Ban - What you need to know.

Let’s start our list with one of our best selling vape kits. The Caliburn G Kit is an easy to use vape pod kit that is compatible with all Nicotine Salt E-Liquids and 50/50 E-liquids. It offers offers simple draw activation meaning there is no buttons to press, however it also includes a button for those who wants to fire the device using a button press. The ease of use combianned with the small and Pocket friendly design makes the Caliburn G kit a great choice as a first time vape kit.

Smok Acro Pod Kit

Menthol Cigarette Ban - What you need to know.

The Smok Acro Pod Vape kit is an excellent choice as a first time vape kit. It offers a great MTL (mouth to lung) vape that is ideal for smokers looking to make the switch from Smoking to vaping. It is compatible with all Nic Salt E-liquids and 50/50 E-liquids on our website. It uses refillable Acro pods that features built in coils, each pod is good for 5+ refills. Thanks to the built in coils there is no messing around with coil changes, once the pod is depleted you simply replace the entire pod with a new one. This is combination with its small pocket friendly size makes it a great first time vape buy.

Aspire Favostix Pod Kit

Menthol Cigarette Ban - What you need to know.

Last but not least, the Aspire Favostix pod kit features a super slim and pocket friendly design. The adjustable wattage lets vapers tailor the vape to their personal preference. It features a simple one button operation along with draw activation. The Aspire Favostix kit also use pods with built in coils and the Aspire Favostix replacement pods are available in 2 different ohm resistances depending on personal preference and the kit includes one of each pod so that you can find out which one you like the best.

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