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'The Face Behind the Clouds' with Leo at our Vape Shop in Hackney Central.


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Are you looking for a vape shop in Hackney Central? If so then look no further, because Vape and Juice Hackney is now open, to help you quit smoking in 2017. Situated less than a minute away from Hackney Central station, our newest London vape shop, stocks everything from vape starter kits, to vape mods and the best premium eliquids the vape world has to offer! Come and check us out at 244 Graham Rd, London E8 1BP.


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When you arrive, you'll meet our vape expert Leo, who's based at our Hackney vape store. He's here to answer any vape questions you may have and to help you on your way to a smoke free future! 

We caught up with Leo to ask him a few questions about his vaping journey. Here's what he had to say!  

So Leo, tell us how you got in to vaping?

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It all started around five years ago when my friend told me that he stopped smoking thanks to the "electronic-cigarette". I was quite sceptical about it as I'd never heard any positive feedback about e-cigs. He then showed me his new device which was completely different from what I was used to (the old e-cigs with changeable "filters" and tropical fruit flavoured e-liquid.) So I decided to give it a try and got myself an eGo Twist battery with a Kangertech tank. After a few weeks of using it, I realised that I had no cravings for cigarettes any more, and decided to slowly reduce the amount of nicotine in my liquids.

What is your best eliquid?

I'm a fruity flavour guy. Even though I love to change flavours very often, Bad Blood by Nasty Juice is most often in my pocket. Other memorable flavours would be Melonade by ZAP! which is my go to choice during hot sunny days, as well as Strawberry Banana Waffle by Double Drip during cosy evenings in when it's cold outside.

What is your favourite vape kit?

My go to set up for quite some time has been my asMODus Minikin 2 coupled with a CSMNT postless RDA by District F5ve. I love the minimalistic design of the set up and how nice it feels in the hand. 

What is the most commonly asked question you get asked, working in a vape store in London?

"Isn't it dangerous?"

Many people have heard of vapes exploding, and unfortunately it gives the vaping industry a bad name. However, all of these cases were down to the two mistakes some people make. Here are some tips on how to avoid them:

  1. Never buy items from unlicensed sellers. eBay has a lot of options when it comes to choosing a vaping device, but a lot of them are fake. Fake products are usually made with cheap materials and have bad build quality. If the price seems too good to be true, it probably is.
  2. Know your battery safety, especially if you are going down the mechanical mod route. And buy batteries only from respected brands and shops.



What is your top tip for vaping in 2017 and beyond?

Enjoy your vape! The reason you’ve made this switch is to enjoy it, so do so. I look forward to seeing you at our Hackney Central vape store in the near future! 


Glen Waters

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