Shisha pen: sales and new flavors

Health justunlivae August 3, 2016 1 1
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The shisha shisha pen or stick is hugely popular in the Netherlands since 2013 and is also sold through various retailers and a number of physical stores in various cities. The product is sold under several brand names and the number of flavors continues to increase. The prices of a pen range from about 8 to 14 Euro per single stick, but they are also sold in packs of five. Read more about the features and availability of the shisha in the Netherlands.

What is a Shisha pen?

A shisha pen, also known under the names shishastick, e-shisha or e-hookah is a product which since 2013 has been very popular in the Netherlands and is used by people of all ages. It is a type of small water pipe me the size and shape of a cigarette. The pin is made up of a micro-processor, a battery, an atomizer, and a cartridge with a seal at the nozzle and at the end has a LED light.
It is sold in a variety of bright colors with different flavors. When you inhale the vapor, the taste and odor free. This is no real smoke and no nicotine or tar. You have the pin therefore not to stabbing. However, this does not mean that it is not harmful to the health. Namely it does contain the substances propylene glycol, glycerol and glycerol triacetate. These substances are used to create, after the smoke coming out of a normal cigarette. There are also shisha pens on the market where it contains nicotine. This is then normally clearly on the packaging. The average shisha pen is good for up to 500 to 800 puffs. There are disposable and refillable versions. Well-known brands are Yes, Flavor Vapes, Star Buzz and Ehish.

Health Effects

The pen is popular with people of all ages, even children in school age. In May 2013 it was announced that the substances in the pen can indeed be harmful to health, although more research is necessary. Trimbos and national expertise tobacco condone the use of the pen by children. Possible their sale to minors will therefore be restricted in the future. Because the shisha pen also is available via the Internet, however, it will be difficult to prevent that children come to the product.
In addition to the possible harmful long-term effects, it is possible that after using this product, sore throat or even experience muscle pain. This is because a dehumidifying operation and not your mouth and throat can do allow to dry. Is the reaction very intense then you may be allergic to any of its ingredients. It is recommended to keep drinking too well when used to restore moisture balance.

The shisha flavors

You can buy this product in different flavors, individually or in a pack of five. The flavors which are available at least in the Netherlands are the following:
  • Banana
  • Strawberry
  • Cherries
  • Watermelon
  • Apple
  • Grapes
  • Blueberry / blueberries
  • Peach
  • Tutti-frutti
  • Cola
  • Coffee
  • Capuccino
  • Vanilla
  • Mint / Menthol
  • Red Bull
  • Bubblegum
  • Tobacco

When the product abroad in the store will buy you can also encounter other flavors in the Netherlands are not yet available, such as spearmint, double mint, chocolate and tangerine. Some hip flavors of drives that are available over the internet are also Blue Mist Irish Peach, Pirate's Cave and Simply Mint. Some have a luxurious design in which the mouth piece looks exactly like that of a large hookah.

Where is the shisha pen for sale?

The product is available through several Dutch websites where some stick even sell under its own brand. Prices for the shisha start at around ?? 8 Euros for the generic versions, while for others to do ?? 14 euro pay. For a deluxe edition with hookah mouthpiece you paid in webshops sometimes ?? 30 euros. In the Netherlands, the pen also sold in kiosks and tobacconists where other smoking materials over the counter. You can also buy shisha pen at Primera. Since it is known what the hazards are, however, health is sold only to people 16 years and older which may be asked for an ID.
Note that if you want to buy online a shisha stick and you search for terms such as "shisha buy 'you will mainly come from online stores that sell large water pipes.

Flavor Vapes

Today, especially popular are the Flavor Vapes: no smoke, no smell, no ash and no tar, which is to be advertised. It is therefore entirely to the taste. The Flavor Vapes are available in the following flavors:
  • Tobacco
  • Menthol
  • Blackberry
  • Vanilla
  • Cherry
  • Grapes
  • Coffee
  • Strawberry
  • Melon
  • Apple
  • Mango Peach
  • Citrus
I wonder where you can buy it in Bruges
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