What Happens When Scientists Compare Cigarette Smoke and Ecig Vapor in the Lab?

As more and more public places move towards vaping bans, a lot of health experts say that we just don’t know enough about electronic cigarettes to allow them. But the truth is that we know more than the mainstream media is telling you. In fact, there have been hundreds of studies conducted on how...

Two-Thirds of Smokers Will Die From Tobacco Related Causes

Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous, but do you know just how deadly it can be? Even casual smoking can do major damage to your health and now the latest research shows that two-thirds of smokers will die from tobacco related causes. Investigators from the National Centre for Epidemiology and...

Victory: British Association of Adoption and Fostering Changes Ecig Policy

Earlier this week, we told you the devastating story of a British couple that was denied the opportunity to adopt because a social worker saw the husband using an electronic cigarette. This story has caused such an uproar of protests from vapers worldwide that the British Association of Adoption...

Social Worker Says Couple Cannot Adopt Because of Ecig Use

There is a serious shortage of foster parents in the world today and there are even fewer families that are willing to adopt a child out of the foster care system. In England, there are more than 69,000 kids in the system and many of those will wait indefinitely to find a forever family. That’s...

First Vaping Tribunal Warns Employers to Develop New Ecig Rules

In most workplaces around the world, smoking is prohibited, but few employers have developed a separate policy to dictate whether ecigs can be used in the workplace. Most of the time, employers assume that workers will know that no smoking also means no vaping, but that is not necessarily the case....

Vaping Advocates Fight Back Against EU’s E-Cigarette Money Grab

Despite more than enough research to prove that electronic cigarettes are an effective way to quit smoking, the European Union wants to impose a new “sin tax” that would level the playing field between Big Tobacco and ecig companies. After news of the new tax hike proposal was released, public...

San Francisco Bans Ecigs On All Trains

This week, the directors of San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) voted unanimously to ban electronic cigarettes in all stations and on board the city’s trains. Until now, passengers were free to vape on public transportation, but directors claim that they were getting an onslaught of...

British Airways Employee Interrogated For Traveling With an Ecig

British Airways is taking drastic measures to protect employees and passengers after a terrifying event in the Middle East. According to reports from the Mirror, a crew member faced a heated interrogation by border patrol agents in Qatar after he attempted to bring his e-cigarette into the country....

Research Shows You’re More Likely to Get Hooked on Nicotine Gum than Ecigs

One of the most common arguments we see against electronic cigarettes is that they will only hook more people into nicotine addiction. Many worry that vaping will act as a gateway and eventually cause nonsmokers to start using tobacco products. But is there really any need for concern? Scientists...

US Surgeon General Takes a “Wait and See” Approach to Vaping

Far too often, health officials make snap judgments about electronic cigarettes. Thankfully, the new US Surgeon General is being a little more cautious before he takes an official stance on vaping. Dr. Vivek Murthy believes our nation is “in desperate need of clarity” about the real impact of...

California Senator Wages War on Ecigs With New Misguided Bill

It’s no secret that Democratic Senator Mark Leno doesn’t like electronic cigarettes. He has publicly stated that he believes vaping could be deadly and now he is pushing for a new bill that would ban vaping in public places and enact harsh penalties to stores that sell vaping products to...

Quebec’s Health Minister Sets the Record Straight on Vaping

It’s a rare day when we see a major health authority stand behind the vaping movement and publicly give support to electronic cigarettes. That’s exactly what happened this week when Quebec’s Heath Minister Gaetan Barrette did an interview with CBC Daybreak. He gave a frank and authoritative...

New Research Reveals High Levels of Formaldehyde in Ecig Vapor – Are You at Risk?

This week, Portland State University published findings from their recent study on electronic cigarettes and now a lot of ecig users are worried. Scientists said they found high levels of formaldehyde in vapor samples and said the ecigs are actually producing much higher levels of the carcinogen...

Profits Down for Big Pharma As Smokers Look to Ecigs

Ten years ago, smokers relied mostly on nicotine replacement therapies like patches and gums when they wanted to kick the habit. But that has all changed thanks to electronic cigarettes. As the ecig market continues to grow by leaps and bounds, Big Pharma is feeling the heat with profits falling...

Rugby Team Revokes Vaping Ban and Offers Ecigs to Fans

The Warrington Wolves is one of the UK’s most popular rugby teams, but until recently they banned vaping at games in the Halliwell Jones Stadium. This week, the team announced that after giving it some more thought, they are reversing the ecig ban and even offering Wolves themed ecigs for sale in...

New Ecig Regulations Coming to China

China is the world’s largest producer of electronic cigarettes, making roughly 80 percent of ecig products on the global market today. With Big Tobacco getting involved in the ecig industry, global health experts are putting pressure on China to implement new regulations through State management...

10 Real Studies That Disprove Lies From San Francisco #Curbit Campaign

The San Francisco Department of Public Health probably thought it was just clever marketing when they launched their new #curbit campaign, but they apparently forgot to do some basic fact checking. As dozens of posters and billboards have popped up across the city, the #curbit campaign has tried to...

Breaking: 10,000 Lives Saved by Electronic Cigarettes in 2014

We all know that electronic cigarettes are a much smarter choice than tobacco, but until now, it has been unclear just how many lives were saved thanks to the vaping alternative. This week, the Scientific Director of CASAA, Carl Phillips, revealed a more precise look at just how important ecigs...

Tennessee Prison Reports 80K In Ecig Profits

Electronic cigarettes have become a popular choice among smokers trying to kick the habit and inmate smokers are no exception. In the Dickson County corrections system, cigarettes are considered contraband, but county officials decided to allow inmates to purchase electronic cigarettes this year to...

Tragedy Strikes as NY Toddler Dies from Liquid Nicotine Exposure

This week we received a timely reminder after a New York toddler died from nicotine poisoning. The one-year-old child was discovered unresponsive after ingesting liquid nicotine and police say he was later pronounced dead at a local hospital. While they did not directly say if the baby had ingested...