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What’s The Difference Between Regulated and Unregulated Mods?
A surprising number of vapers don’t fully understand the differences or pros and cons of these distinct mod types Lots of vapers start with cig-a-likes or other basic vaporizers but soon decide that they’re looking for more power or functionality than they’re currently receiving. When this happens, and you’ve... Read more
New Study Seeks To Understand If Vaping Can Help Homeless People Quit Smoking
Canadian doctor receives $100,000 grant to set up clinical trial testing the efficacy of e-cigarettes among the homeless Earlier this year a Canadian respirologist named Dr. Smita Pakhale received a $100,000 grant to study the effect of vaping on homeless populations. The money was awarded by the Canadian Institutes... Read more
Yale Study Indicates Vaping Successful When Incorporated Into Smoking Cessation Programs
Research released last week finds that half of the smokers who quit, still use e-cigarettes There are many questions currently being debating across the vaping industry. From questions over their safety to their influence, many health researchers and officials are trying to work out how to properly utilize them.... Read more
Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Your Vape And E-Liquid Combination
You’d be surprised how many vapers don’t correctly understand the pros and cons of different types of e-juice. It’s not just beginners either! Understanding the types of e-liquid is one of the most important things that many vapers never care to learn. Whenever we field questions about which is... Read more
Black Friday and Cyber Monday E Cig Discounts
Updated: 11/28/2017 Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays! It’s the perfect time to gather with friends and family and reflect on all of our blessings. Plus no one is going to pass up Thanksgiving dinner, right? That perfectly roasted turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, Grandma’s famous pecan pie… we’re getting... Read more
Keeping Your Vape Juice Flavor Clean And Fresh
A properly maintained tank is the best way to quickly improve the quality of your vape and ensure the most satisfying flavors possible Keeping your tank clean is an essential part of vaporizer maintenance. That’s why it’s sad to see so many vapers who don’t keep their flavors fresh... Read more
Research Proving No Ill-Effects Of Second-Hand Vapor Mounting
While it’s well understood that second-hand smoke can lead to cancer, more and more research shows that this is not the case for second-hand vaping Concerns over the safety of vaping have existed for nearly as long as e-cigarettes themselves. Over the years they have become more sophisticated; markedly... Read more
England On Track To Be Smoke-Free By 2040
Report indicates that based on current trajectory, England will achieve its goal of 5% or fewer smokers by 2040 and potentially 0% by 2050 A report was recently released by Frontier Economics that found the government’s goal for a smoke-free England is well within reach. The reputable microeconomics consulting... Read more
FDA Extends Another Deeming Rule Deadline
With only ten hours left, the FDA delayed the deadline for manufacturers to submit their e-liquid ingredient listings until May 2018 The FDA’s deeming rule saga continues with their announcement yesterday that the deadline for applications regarding ingredient lists has been delayed by six months. They made this statement... Read more
Prohibited In The 3rd Degree Vaporizer Review
The makers of the Prohibited in the 4th and 5th Degree Vaporizers have outdone themselves, and everyone else, with their newest creation. The Prohibited in the 3rd Degree Vaporizer was made to be the premium model of the series, and it’s being released sometime around the holidays. As is... Read more
Are Vape Batteries Safe? Of Course, They Are!
Much is made over the safety of e-cigarette batteries by anti-vapers, but the statistics clearly show it’s an incredibly slight risk It seems like every week there is a video reshared online of a vaporizer exploding. It’s not hard to understand why these videos get some much traffic; no... Read more
Vaping Banned In New York Public Spaces Starting In 30 Days
Vaping has been added to New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act, prohibiting their public use throughout the state The state of New York decided on Monday to expand restrictions on indoor vaping. Around 70% of local governments across the state already have some form of limit on where people... Read more
Beginners Guide To Sub-Ohm Vaping
Even some longtime vapers don’t understand what exactly sub-ohm is and why it matters. Sub ohm vaping or sub ohming is a method of vaporizing done at resistances lower than 1.0 Ohms. This technique produces the largest clouds possible and is often used by professional cloud chasers. Our guide... Read more
New Zealand Is The Latest Country To Go All-In On Vaping For Smoking Cessation
Ministry of Health issues press release promoting the many benefits of e-cigarettes over combustible cigarettes as part of their Smokefree 2025 campaign On October 11th, the Ministry of Health in New Zealand released an updated policy statement regarding e-cigarettes. They believe that vaping can help them reach their “smokefree... Read more
How Safe Is Vaping THC In Public?
Vaping is generally associated with e-liquids and smoking cessation, but they have long been used for THC extraction. As e-cigarettes continue to grow in acceptance and prevalence, does that make it safe to use them in places you couldn’t smoke? Vaporizers for THC are not new, in fact, some... Read more
WHO Warns Researchers Not To Work With PMI’s New Foundation For A Smoke-Free World
WHO says that the Philip Morris International backed, Foundation For A Smoke-Free World has glaring conflicts of interest, making it extremely problematic to take money from them. Philip Morris International pledged 1 billion dollars earlier this month to help set up a new foundation fighting the global smoking epidemic... Read more
From Cig-A-Likes To Forced Air Technology, A Quick Breakdown Of Different Types Of Vapes
It can be hard to stay on top of all the latest in vaping tech. Each different style has its own pros and cons, so a refresher course is always useful The humongous and ever changing landscape of vaping can be daunting for many beginners. Even some experienced vapers... Read more
CDC Inadvertently Supports Claims That Vaping Doesn’t Lead To Smoking In Teenagers
Study released earlier this year seemingly supports idea that vaping isn’t a gateway. Only problem is official CDC stance is “comprehensive tobacco control policies” should include e-cigarettes. Over the years, one of the most prevalent arguments against vaping has been that the many flavors of e-liquids attract teenagers to... Read more
Philip Morris International Pledges $1 Billion To Help Start Anti-Smoking Foundation
PMI will donate $80 million a year for the next 12 years to the brand new, Foundation for a Smoke Free World Philip Morris International has been making headlines over the last couple years by making bold statements about the future of tobacco and their company. Earlier this year... Read more
Dr. Michael Siegel Discusses More Research Disproving “Secondhand Vaping”
Renowned cigarette control expert, Dr. Michael Siegel, shines light on yet another piece of research improving the case for e-cigarettes Dr. Michael Siegel is a professor of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health. He has spent most of his 32 year career fighting against... Read more
Prohibited In The 4th Degree Vaporizer Review
If you liked the 2-in-1 Prohibited in the 5th Degree Vaporizer but wished it was a bit easier to travel with, the folks at Prohibited have heard your pleas and proudly present the Prohibited in the 4th Degree Vaporizer. Designed to have the functionality of the 5th Degree in... Read more
Two Health Experts Explain Common Misconceptions About Vaping
Dr. Tim Chico and Prof. Peter Hajek critique some of the most commonly referenced concerns over e-cigarettes. The annual ERS International Congress Conference was held last week in Milan, Italy. Leading experts in the field of respiratory conditions met to present and discuss their findings over the year. As... Read more
Connecticut Governor Adds 75% Vaping Tax to Budget Proposal
40% tax implemented in Pennsylvania lead to mass closure of shops across the state, many fear worse for industry in Connecticut. Connecticut Governor, Dannel Malloy, released his “compromise” budget proposal last week. The Democrat Governor has been historically unpopular over his six years in office, and already announced he... Read more
Canada’s Bill S-5 Could Prove Unconstitutional If Enacted
Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation released a devastating critique in non-partisan think tank publication questioning Bill S-5 and its constitutionality. Howard Anglin has worked in public policy since graduating law school in 2002. He worked his way all the way to the position of deputy chief of staff... Read more
Prohibited In The 5th Degree Vaporizer Review
The 5th Degree Vaporizer is the flagship device from Prohibited, and it oozes cool. The most powerful of the “Prohibited In The” series of vapes, the 5th degree also focuses on THC vaping to give you one of the most enjoyable and consistent vaping experiences around. It is a... Read more
Scotland Works Toward “Smoke-Free Generation”
Scotland’s 2013 tobacco control policy overhaul has been effective over the first four years In 2013, Scotland pledged to implement some of the most progressive tobacco control policies in the world. Their eventual goal was announced as a “smoke-free generation” by 2034 in which less than 5% of the... Read more
Scientific Consensus For Vaping As A Smoking Cessation Tool Progressively Growing Stronger
More large studies find strong correlation between frequent E-cigarette use and successfully quitting smoking. There are many opinions about how dangerous E-cigarettes are and how effective they can be as a smoking cessation tool. If you only want evidence to back up your predetermined stance it won’t take long... Read more
Public Health England’s New Study Shows Vaping Doesn’t Lead To Smoking In Teenagers
More evidence emerges that shows no correlation between vaping and a propensity to pick up smoking in teens. The study conducted by the UK’s Public Health England shows no evidence that vaping leads to teenagers smoking traditional cigarettes. The research looked at over 60,000 teens from the UK between... Read more
Columbia and Rutgers: Over half of daily vapers eventually fully quit smoking.
The study of over 15,000 individuals finds that daily vapers are three times more likely to quit than non-vapers The public health crisis caused by tobacco has been well documented for a long time now. The latest numbers from the CDC state that “cigarette smoking is the leading cause... Read more
New Ban On Vaping Taking Effect
Modified ban in St. Louis mirrors a troubling trend for vapers. The Louisville Metro Council voted last May in favor of a modified ban which will go into effect August 28th. The original law was expanded to now prohibit use of both hookahs and vaping devices of all kinds... Read more
Studies Back Vaping As Phenomenon Grows
Vaping has become a worldwide phenomenon growing rapidly as a legitimate smoking cessation tool. We are all aware of the health risks that smoking cigarettes, cigars, and other traditional tobacco products can cause. Vaping however, can be done with either nicotine or nicotine-free e-liquid to help ease the pain... Read more
Federal Appeals Court Uphold Rule Banning Vaping On US Airplanes
A federal appeals court last week upheld Obama era administration regulation rule banning vaping on commercial airplanes. This also includes in the airport and at the luggage claim. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has been enforcing this rule since its inception. Arguments by a free-market group and an e-cigarette... Read more
Let’s Be Real San Francisco – Files To Strike Down Vaping Flavor Ban
Attorney Joel Aurora, of the political law firm Nielsen Merksamer, submitted the referendum Friday at city hall. This is to strike down the Board of Supervisors’ ban on flavored tobacco, which passed unanimously in June. He has 30 days now to gather 19,040 signatures from San Francisco voters. This... Read more
Oral Health Alert – Vaping is Better Than Smoking Cigarettes
Smoking Cigarettes as we all know is bad for your respiratory system but the damage it does to your oral health is alarming. Many who switch from smoking cigarettes notice drastic changes for the better. One of them is how their teeth look and feel. Let’s peek at just... Read more
Unjust Vaping Laws Force People Back to Cigarette Smoking
Vaping for many is a healthier alternative to smoking and allowed them to quit for good. Unfortunately, unjust laws and regulations are forcing them back due to store closures and exuberant taxes. Vaping is under attack and those who once previously smoked cigarettes face tough choices. Choosing the wrong... Read more
San Francisco Hurts Vapers, Helps Big Tobacco
Another wrongheaded move from lawmakers in an effort to curb tobacco use comes to us this time from San Francisco. The city is about to become the first city in the country to ban flavored e-liquid, including menthol. The ban was passed by unanimous vote by the city supervisors... Read more
Stores Forced to Close with Anti-Vaping Bill
Flavored e-liquid could become a thing of the past in New Jersey if a bill that’s currently being reviewed passes. In another misguided effort to curb the non-existent problem of youth vaping, Democratic lawmakers in the state want to ban all flavors of e-liquid except tobacco, menthol and clove.... Read more
Penn State Study Reveals Interesting Vaping Info
Of the many concerns – or excuses – opponents of e-cigarettes use, one of the most commonly heard is “addiction.” Specifically, anti-vapers wail about the possibility that teens might take up vaping because it’s said to be less harmful than smoking, and then get addicted to nicotine in e-cigarettes... Read more
Health Departments Harming Public Health with E-Cig War
The war on e-cigarettes being waged by the federal government has a lot of allies, including many health organizations around the country. Though health organizations are supposed to be trustworthy and do what is in the best interests of the public health, the attitudes about e-cigarette that are prevalent... Read more
Vape Shops Feeling Unsure of Future
If something doesn’t change soon, vape shops across the country could be closing their doors in the next year. That “something” is the federal government’s rule on e-cigarettes, which classifies them as tobacco products and is about to start requiring expensive testing for any manufacturers who want to keep... Read more