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Heated tobacco: Top 5 things to know 

If you’re a new user of heated tobacco products or thinking of switching from conventional cigarettes to a smokeless experience, you’re bound to have some questions. So, we’ve put together the Top 5 things to know before embarking on your new taste experience.

1. What is heated tobacco?

If you’re looking to switch to a smokeless product, then you’ve come to the right place. Ploom is truly unique because the tobacco is heated from the outside and not burnt. There’s no smoke smell when you use your Ploom, just a pleasant aroma, so you can enjoy it in different places*.

Discovering Ploom at home by a window Discovering Ploom at home by a window

* The ban on smoking in indoor public places does not apply to heated tobacco products which heat tobacco as opposed to burning it. Privately-owned venues may however have their own policies, so it is best to check before using Ploom.

2. What’s the difference between heated tobacco products and e-cigarettes?  

The main difference is that heated tobacco devices like Ploom S use real tobacco; e-cigs and vapes don’t. Instead, they use e-liquid, which may contain nicotine or even be tobacco-flavoured but doesn’t contain actual tobacco.

With Ploom, you can enjoy full tobacco flavour from the very first puff, so there’s no waiting around for flavour intensity to arrive.

Heated tobacco leaves and vape liquidHeated tobacco leaves and vape liquid
3. What’s the difference between heated and burnt tobacco?

With Ploom, starting your heated tobacco experience couldn’t be simpler.  Just insert the tobacco stick into your device and you’re good to go. Ploom is not a combustible product, which means there’s no smoke and no smoke smell. This allows you to enjoy your Ploom in various places – be that at home, your office or on-the-go*.

Use a Ploom inside with no mess, smoke or smell Use a Ploom inside with no mess, smoke or smell

* The ban on smoking in indoor public places does not apply to heated tobacco products which heat tobacco as opposed to burning it. Privately-owned venues may however have their own policies, so it is best to check before using Ploom.

Heating tobacco instead of burning it means there’s only minimal charring, so there’s no mess to clean up. You’ll never have to worry about cleaning out an ashtray or smelling of smoke again!

Ploom gives you those familiar rituals – like familiar mouthfeel and defined length of experience – but with the difference of no smoke smell.  ​You’ll understand why heated tobacco is in a different league once you try Ploom and experience this for yourself.

4. What is HeatFlow™ technology?

Our HeatFlow™ system was created with your tobacco experience in mind. When you insert the tobacco stick, it’s compressed inside the ribbed heat chamber yet still allows air to flow freely. This means efficient, fast and lower-temperature heating that keeps charring to a minimum. As the tobacco is heated and not burnt, there’s no smoke smell so you can enjoy a unique smokeless experience. 

Close up of the Ploom HeatFlow technology heat chamber
  5. What is ActivBlend™ tobacco?

Our ActivBlend™ tobacco is optimised for heating tobacco instead of burning it and that features two cuts of quality tobacco: microground and fine-cut. The two cuts provide more surface area to heat, giving you a nicotine release similar to traditional cigarettes and the ultimate heated tobacco taste experience.

Quality ActivBlend refills with two cuts of tobaccoQuality ActivBlend refills with two cuts of tobacco

Read next: This blog article on our flavoured tobacco will tell you all about our four unique flavours that have been carefully crafted for your tobacco experience.

Want to know more?

Visit our What is Ploom? page or read our blog post on why Ploom is the new smoking alternative. If you’re ready to buy now, visit our online shop where you can select your preferred Ploom S device and customise the accessories to reflect your personal style.

Looking to try Ploom? Then click here to sign up to our 21-Day Trial for only £10.