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Screen-Shot-2016-05-20-at-2.13.32-PM-240x300Many vapers are making the choice to use e-juices that contain low amounts of nicotine, or none at all. This is a healthier choice due to the potential health risks involving nicotine. This is especially true for former tobacco product users. There are levels of nicotine in all tobacco products. Some vaping products do contain nicotine, but it’s the vape smoker who chooses the amount of whether it’s some or none at all. This is a better alternative for tobacco smokers trying to quit or reduce their need for traditional tobacco products.


E-juices contain several ingredients, some including nicotine. This is the liquid in vaping devices that contains the flavor, and any nicotine. Manufactured e-liquids generally have a nicotine content that ranges from zero to just under 50mg. The average is between 10mg to 12 mg.


What is the difference in nicotine amounts concerning e-cigarettes and tobacco products? Traditional tobacco cigarettes all have some level of nicotine in them. Cigarettes containing the lowest level are ultra-lights, with about 6mgs. Regular strength cigarettes have about 10mg to 15mg, and full-flavor cigarettes have about 18mg.


Electronic Cigarette Review lists the different levels of nicotine in e-juices. They can range from non-nicotine products up to XXX High Density.


From lowest to highest:

  • Non-nicotine- E-juices that are nicotine-free.
  • Low Density- Have about 6mg of nicotine. Equivalent to most light or ultra-light tobacco cigarettes.
  • Medium Density- Contain between 10mg to 15mg of nicotine. Approximately the same as regular tobacco cigarettes.
  • High Density- Just about 18mgs of nicotine. Similar to a full-flavored tobacco cigarette.
  • X High Density- This level of nicotine is higher than most standard cigarettes. Just below 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 available in vaping products. Just under 50mg. This is close to five times the amount of nicotine in a traditional tobacco cigarette.


Although the nicotine amounts in vaping products can be high, vapers choose the amount they use. A majority of vape products are refillable. The vape smoker picks the flavors of the e-juices, and the amount of nicotine. For the vape smoker’s pleasure, there are many flavors of e-juices and product to select from, including those with and without nicotine. Nicotine intensities may also vary due to different manufacturers.


Vapers are able to make a choice each time they vape of what level of nicotine they want in their e-juice. This choice of a non-nicotine smoke is a much healthier option for smokers. This is also a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products. Tobacco cigarettes and products have no nicotine-free choices. Vaping products are, for the most part, tobacco-free. E-cigarettes and vaping products may not all be nicotine-free, but there are a wide level of choices including no nicotine products. To help with choosing which e-juice product is right for you, including nicotine levels, come visit our New Forest Vapor Store. Our employees have the training to assist you in choosing the right products for your needs.



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