How long did you smoke? 8 years. How long ago did you start using a smoke-free alternative? 4 months Exactly what smoke-free product(s) do you use (for instance, disposable e-cigarettes, mods, snus; what nicotine strength), and if this changed over time, how has it changed? I started out with a itaste MVP E-cig mod. I got a few flavors and nic level from 12-24mg, as i didnt know how strong I wanted it. 24mg was a bit too strong for me so i stuck with 12mg. When my MVP came in the mail I put it together and started using it instantly, I didnt even finish my half pack of cigarettes. Now I have 4 mods and a whole tackle box of spare parts and flavors. Do you still smoke at all (and if so, how much have you cut down)? I have bumed a few cigs from friends to see the difference. It was terrible, The taste, the smell, I cant believe I smokes for 8 years. I cant believe I used to smell like that! Did you both smoke and use the smoke-free product for a time before quitting smoking entirely (and if so, how long), or did you switch immediately? Or did you stop tobacco/nicotine entirely for a while and then start using a low-risk alternative? I switced Immediately, I didnt even finish my pack of smokes. What methods (NRT, Chantix, counseling, etc.) did you use to try to quit smoking before switching to a smoke-free alternative? How long were you able to go without smoking using these other methods before starting again? I used chantix and I stopped BUYING smokes for about a week. I would Bum them throughout the day. It lasted about a week. Got sick of Bumming and just went back to smoking. What changes in the quality of your life (both positive and negative) have you noticed since adopting the smoke-free alternative? I can finally Breath! No more stink! bad breath! No more coughing my brains out in the morning! And I can save about $70 a week now. I enjoyed smoking, I didnt want to quit. The e-cig was the best thing for me. I could still smoke and not damage my body like a regular cig would. Now with the e-cig I can go mountian biking and not have to catch my breath every 15 minutes. And the money savings! A $6 bottle will last me all week. compaired to $9 a pack a day! This was the best thing I ever did.