Teens are More Likely to Use Ecigs When Their Friends Approve

Peer pressure isn’t a new phenomenon among teenagers. For decades, schools have warned kids not to bend to peer pressure and to make smart choices even if it makes them unpopular. However, teens are quick to try to fit in and they usually want nothing more than to be accepted. Now a new study...

CDC Survey Finds That Most US Adults Believe Legal Smoking Age Should Be 21

Across most of the United States, you cannot buy tobacco products until you are 18 years old. However, anti-tobacco advocates believe that raising the legal smoking age to 21 could go a long way to stop youth smoking. The CDC recently surveyed over 4,000 adults to find out how Americans feel about...

Health Officials Pass Out $50,000 in Fines at New Jersey Ecig Expo

The “Vape Expo NJ” has been months in the making, but things went all wrong this weekend when health officials showed up and started issuing citations to promoters, vendors, attendees, and even the expo hall manager. When all was said and done, there were dozens of citations issued totaling...

Experts Project Ecig Users Could Outnumber Smokers By 2018

It only takes a glance at the headlines to realize that electronic cigarettes are booming in popularity. We’ve seen new vape shops popping up in cities around the world and the Internet is full of vaping related sites and ecig retailers. Now a new study has released some surprising new...

Eliquid Company Faces Lawsuit For Offering Fruit Stripe Gum Flavor

One of the greatest joys of vaping is sampling a variety of fun flavors. With a quick glance into any vape shop, you will find flavors resembling a lot of your favorite sweets from gummy bears to Crunch Berries to cotton candy. While eliquid makers are capitalizing on the public’s love for sweet...

New $3.6 Million Grant to Fund 5-Year Study of Vaping

As lawmakers debate how to handle the growing ecig trend, there is a great deal of confusion about whether ecigs are really a better option than smoking. Do ecigs really reduce your health risks? Is vaping really safer than smoking? The National Institutes of Health has issued a $3.6 million grant...

Viral Post on Social Media Claims Woman Died After Using Ecigs, But Is It True?

On June 27, a Jacksonville woman took to Facebook to vent her concerns about electronic cigarettes after vaping supposedly killed her 67-year-old neighbor. She wrote that she had just returned from the memorial service and her neighbor died unnecessarily because of “vapor ciggaretts” (sic) that...

Euromonitor Forecasts Vaping Sales Will Hit $50 Billion by 2030

Since ecigs emerged ten years ago, the world has seen a shocking growth in vaping revenue. While ecigarettes were once rare and marginalized, today they are widely accepted and used by current and former smokers worldwide. Now experts from Euromonitor have released new revenue predictions that show...

FDA Announces Plans to Regulate E-Liquids in Near Future

Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration released a regulatory proposal for electronic cigarettes, but so far, no official rules have been authorized. However, the FDA is obviously still toying with the idea because this week, they announced the intention to regulate e-liquids. The FDA claimed...

India Threatens Jail Time to Ecig Importers and Distributors

India has a major problem with tobacco use. In fact, health experts have predicted that there will be 1.5 million tobacco related deaths in India by 2020 if nothing changes. Unfortunately, India’s lawmakers aren’t making it easy for smokers to quit. They have a zero tolerance policy for...

The Battle of Opinions Rages On in New York’s Vaping War

Electronic cigarette users in New York often find themselves in dicey situations. While the state does not explicitly ban vaping in places where smoking is prohibited, many nonsmokers assume that’s the way it should be. This has resulted in a lot of disputes in the past year and now lawmakers are...

American Medical Association Calls for FDA to Change Vaping Age Limits

Across most of the United States, you must be 18 years old to buy a pack of cigarettes. Most states also have laws in place to ban the sale of ecigs to minors. However, the American Medical Association believes that the legal age to buy e-cigarettes needs to be increased to 21. The AMA wants to...

Will the FDA Cave to Demands From Crooked Politicians?

When you read the latest news coming out of any state, you will undoubtedly see something related to electronic cigarettes. In most cases, the headlines show bans, criticisms, or concerns, often coming from politicians that have never held an electronic cigarette or even read a basic article about...

Survey Reveals that 10 Percent of Americans Use Ecigs

The ecig industry is booming and now a new Reuters poll is giving us a better look at the recent growth. According to the survey, 10 percent of Americans now use electronic cigarettes, a massive spike from 2.6 percent of vapers in 2013. So why are people suddenly flocking to ecigs? What is...

No More Using E-Cigarettes in Public Places in Wales

Aside from eliminating tobacco and tar, one of the biggest benefits of switching to electronic cigarettes is the freedom to use them indoors. However, that privilege could seen disappear for ecig users in Wales. A new law would outlaw vaping in all public places including restaurants, bars,...

Former Health Expert from WHO Recommends Vaping to Smokers

The World Health Organization (WHO) has historically taken a hard line against electronic cigarettes and been hesitant to tolerate them, much less offer any kind of endorsements. But former WHO health expert, Dr. Derek Yach, believes it’s time for that to change. Yach now serves as the head of...

Walking Away From Cigarettes Has Become Harder Than Ever

Over the past 25 years plenty of things have changed. We have suffered through economic hardships and financial blessings. As a nation we have followed 4 different presidents. We have also seen the commercialization of the Internet as well as the advent of social media and social networking....

New Research Links Smoking to Increased Suicide Risk

We’ve all heard the reports about how smoking can causes strokes, heart disease, and cancer. However, some new research has surfaced that points to another sinister threat from tobacco use. After examining the causes of death among more than 100,000 smokers, researchers have found that smoking...

North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Require Warning Labels on Eliquid

North Carolina has historically taken a hard line against electronic cigarettes. Lawmakers have already instituted ecig taxes and age verification requirements. Now they are pushing for a new legislation that would require all eliquids to be sold in child proof packaging with warning labels. As...

E-Cigs Are Only Dangerous Under “Extreme” Conditions

There has been a lot of media hype surrounding claims that ecigarettes can produce formaldehyde, a toxic chemical often associated with smoking. However, now a new study by Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos reveals that ecigs will only produce harmful levels of formaldehyde under “extreme...