Richard Crosby 29 April 2023


We all know that smoking is bad for your health. But what if you really enjoy nicotine but want to consume it in a far safer way? There are different ways to get your fix, but the one relatively new option is to buy nicotine pouches – and you can do so at a local store.

Nicotine pouches are a healthier alternative for smokers who want to quit. They do not contain any of the harmful chemicals that cigarettes do, so you can feel good about yourself for making this decision. Plus, you will be saving money in the long run as these pouches last much longer than cigarettes and they don’t need to be replaced as often.

Nicotine pouches are discreet and can be used in public – freeing you from the concerns of smoke legislation and allowing you to enjoy a long train trip, flight or other long haul event stress-free.

Nicotine pouches are small, thin, and discreet as they resemble a small tea bag or piece of chewing gum. They come in different flavours to suit all customers and are easy to adapt to using.

You can buy nicotine pouches in supermarkets or in some cases your local corner shop.

Supermarkets stocking nicotine pouches –
(Availability will vary per location)

• Co-op

Remember to be mindful of what the nicotine strength level is that you’re purchasing. Nicotine Pouches deliver the nicotine through the mucus membrane, it enters the blood stream slightly slower than smoking but then it will take longer to stop working once you remove the pouch.

Nicotine can have a stimulating effect on the brain, which increases heart rate and blood pressure. It can also make people feel calmer and less stressed.

Short-Term Effects of Nicotine:

It makes us more alert, attentive, or awake; it increases our heart rate; it raises our blood pressure; it constricts the blood vessels in some parts of the body (e.g., fingers); it increases calorie burning rates in overweight people; it can reduce hunger pangs or feelings of hunger (satiety).

One of the great benefits of nicotine pouches over traditional means of consumption is the risks associated with the combustion of tobacco are eliminated.