E-Cigarette News

Vape Shops Face Obstacles in California
On January 2, 2017 it became more expensive for retailers in California to sell e-cigarettes or vaping hardware. Thanks to state legislation that puts e-cigarettes in the same category as tobacco, vendors must pay a license fee of $265 per year to be allowed to sell e-cigarettes in the... Read more
Vaping Bill Doesn’t Clear Senate, New Push Planned For Spring
The highly anticipated Cole-Bishop Amendment has failed to clear the Senate floor, but that doesn’t mean it’s dead in the water just yet. The Cole-Bishop Amendment, which you can read in-depth about on Moon Mountain, was put on hold temporarily. CSP Daily News is reporting that the amendment, which... Read more
E-Cigs Don’t Making Smoking Appealing Study Finds
Those among us who have wondered about e-cigarettes making smoking more attractive to consumers needn’t have worried; the opposite is true. That’s right: e-cigarettes and the public relations movement to push them forward as a smoking cessation method has actually curtailed consumers from smoking. It’s a crazy but not... Read more
Philip Morris Benefiting Most From FDA
As tobacco giant Philip Morris is just a few steps away from launching its first e-cigarette product in the United States, evidence appears to support the theory that the Federal Drug Administration is doing all it can to help big tobacco crush the e-cigarette competition. The Philip Morris product... Read more
E-Cigarettes Deliver Nicotine Effectively
E-cigarettes have helped many smokers quit smoking, but skeptics suspect that e-cigarettes are not an effective method of nicotine delivery and could fail to give smokers the nicotine they crave. While that may have been true with some older e-cigarettes, research has shown that newer models of e-cigarettes do... Read more
E-Cigarette Taxes Hurt Smokers
Voters in California made their feelings about smoking clear this past Election Day by passing Prop 56, a new tax on cigarettes, by a huge margin. The state had an 87 cent tax per pack on cigarettes that had not been increased in years, so as an effort to... Read more
This Year’s Best Holiday and New Years E-Cigarette Sales
We’ve been counting down for months and the holidays are finally here! It’s time to gather with those we love and enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you are spending the holiday week with your family at home or traveling to visit faraway friends, we want... Read more
Ohio State Research Study To Investigate E-Cigs vs Smoking
Two new studies underway at Ohio State University aim to find out if e-cigarettes are safer than smoking. But if some preliminary statements from those involved are any indication, it seems that the researchers may have already made up their minds about e-cigarettes and are looking for the studies... Read more
A Billion Lives Under Attack by WHO
The World Health Organization recently held a conference in New Delhi with e-cigarettes as the main topic of discussion. A report by an unnamed Swiss author prompted the conference, which was held to discuss the safety of e-cigarettes and whether or not they should be allowed or banned. Some... Read more
US Health Officials Playing Loose With Data and Your Health
Thomas Frieden is worried about e-cigarettes. The director of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes that because e-liquid comes in flavors, children and teens will be led to smoking real cigarettes once they get a taste of a strawberry or watermelon flavored e-cig. Mr. Frieden... Read more
False Fears of Electronic Cigarettes Bad for Smokers
Smokers looking for less harmful alternatives or new quitting methods have been all but nailed into their coffins. Dramatic, yes, but seriously true. Anti-vaping groups have pushed a message onto the general population without realizing the full consequences of their actions. These groups are known for demonizing vapor products... Read more
New Study Shows E-Cigarettes Can Help You Lose Weight
It looks like e-cigarettes can add keeping weight gain to a minimum to its list of health benefits. Reuters is reporting that a new paper from a team of researchers, which was published earlier this week, shows that there may be a correlation between weight maintenance and smokers using... Read more
Ecig Community Pushes for Change in Facebook’s Treatment of Vapor Devices
Facebook’s policy has always been to include vapor devices under the category of tobacco products, but now the vaping community is asking for Mark Zuckerburg to reconsider. Kevin Price has started a petition on Change.org, asking for vaping goods to be listed separately from tobacco. So far, the petition... Read more
New York Judge Rules That Ecigarette Use Is Not Smoking
New York City has already included ecigs in their ban on smoking in public places, but the rest of the state is still trying to catch up. So when an ecig user was issued a citation for using his ecig on a subway platform, he took the matter to... Read more
HuffPost: Ecigarette Users Could Determine the Next US President
Candidates continue to fight for the top spot in this year’s presidential election. As poll numbers bounce up and down, special interest groups are gaining a lot of attention, but one group might matter more than others according to a recent article in the Huffington Post. Electronic cigarette users... Read more
Mayo Clinic Reveals Results of A Ground Breaking New Ecig Experiment
When it comes to medical research, there is no other hospital in the United States more respected than Mayo Clinic. When the doctors at Mayo release new information, the world listens because they know this hospital is trustworthy and on the cutting edge of medical research. Recently, the Mayo... Read more
Forbes: New Ecig Rules Could “Undermine Public Health” and Harm Smokers
According to a study that recently appeared in Tobacco Control, ecigarettes are putting teenagers at serious risk. Researchers from the University of Hawaii Cancer Center alleged that ecigarettes actually lead teenagers to start using tobacco. As the world reacted in alarm to this shocking news, Forbes contributor Jacob Sullum... Read more
Liberal Billionaire Promises Major Pay Outs in Push for New Tax on Ecigs
Over the past few years, we’ve seen that the nation’s richest citizens have a lot of control over the course of our laws. Lobbyist funds heavily influence the votes of our politicians and now we even have billionaire Donald Trump in the running for the presidential election. Ultimately, money... Read more
Canadian Teen Scarred for Life by Exploding Ecig
No one wants to see kids using e-cigarettes, but in most places, they are easily accessible. When a teen walks into a vape shop, far too often they can buy anything they want with no questions asked. With no current regulations to insure the devices offered are safe and... Read more
Alaska Health Authorities Claim Ecigs Contain Embalming Fluid and Nail Police Remover
Over the past few years, we’ve seen more than our fair share of bad science in the ecig industry. But a recent ad campaign from Alaska is without a doubt the most damaging we’ve seen to date. In a new commercial, Alaska’s health authorities allege that ecigs are actually... Read more
FDA Advisor Denies Evidence that Regulations Will Lead to Ecig Prohibition
Ecig regulation is a controversial topic these days as the world awaits finalization of the FDA’s regulatory proposal. While no one can be 100 percent certain of what the future holds for ecig companies, we do know that the current proposal would be murderous for the industry as a... Read more
The American Heart Association Makes Controversial Statement About Teens and Ecigs
While no one wants to see teenagers using ecigarettes, most of us would agree that it’s at least a better scenario than if they were using tobacco products. Unfortunately, some of the world’s leading health organizations disagree. The American Heart Association released a statement about teens and ecigarettes this... Read more
New Study Reveals How Ecigs Could Stop Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation
One of the biggest complaints among former smokers is weight gain. It seems like as soon as you kick the cigarette habit, you see a sudden change in your waistline. It’s a lose-lose situation for many smokers. By getting rid of cigarettes to improve their health, they actually end... Read more
New York’s Smoking Tax Backfires
The best way to stop America’s smoking problem is to tax it into oblivion, right? That’s what many of our politicians have claimed in an underhanded effort to boost tax revenue. But now new reports are revealing that increased taxes might not be the answer after all. New York’s... Read more
Prime Minister David Cameron Defends Ecigs as “Legitimate Aid” for Smokers
After years of fighting with a serious smoking addiction, the UK’s Prime Minister is no stranger to the struggle to kick the habit. Perhaps that’s why he has exercised an added measure of compassion towards tobacco users and gone to great lengths to help them successfully quit. Each year,... Read more
New Study Reveals Growing Success of American Ecig Shops
Over the past few years, e-cigarette shops have multiplied at a rapid pace. It wasn’t all that long ago when ecigs were still a rare commodity that people didn’t understand. Now, you can find a place to buy ecigs and eliquid in all of America’s biggest cities and many... Read more
Advocates Warn that New E-Cigarette Rules in Utah Will Put Vape Shops Out of Business
Officials in the state of Utah are pushing for new ecig regulations that could have disastrous consequences. Ecig advocates believe that the proposed rule is so strict that it would result in as many as 80 percent of the e-liquids being banned for sale in the state. With such... Read more
Montana Officials Require E-Cigarette Sales License By January 1
Retailers in Montana who plan to sell ecigarettes after the New Year will have to obtain a state license to do so legally. As of January 1, 2016, retailers must be officially licensed and all ecig sales to minors will be banned. Department of Revenue officials said that 1,800... Read more
Ontario Cracks Down on Ecigs But Leaves Strange Loophole for Marijuana Use
Fans of ecigarettes aren’t happy with a bizarre new law in Ontario. Beginning in January, ecigs will be prohibited in all areas where smoking cigarettes is already banned. However, legislators left a loophole for marijuana users by stating that people with valid medical marijuana prescriptions can actually use ecigs... Read more
Busted for Bad Research: Shining a Light on the Most Misleading Ecig Studies
Countless people can lay claim to a past filled with pack after pack of cigarettes. How many friends or family members do you have that could say they used to smoke one or even two packs every single day? Yet there are millions of former smokers that can now... Read more
Scientists Target Ecig Vapor in New Research Project
When Trevor Robinson started smoking as a teenager, he never dreamed it would become an addiction that would be hard to escape. By the time he was in his twenties, he was smoking two packs a day and knew something had to change. “I was one of those people... Read more
Man Suffers Broken Neck After Ecig Explodes, But Something Doesn’t Add Up
Cordero Caples claims his ecig exploded, which left him with a broken neck, burned lips, and missing teeth. He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors feared he could be permanently paralyzed from the injuries. After extensive spinal surgery, Cordero is now in stable condition. His sister said the... Read more
Big Tobacco Warns FDA Regulations Will Remove Nearly All Ecigs From Market
When most people think of Big Tobacco, they imagine devious men in suits cooking up the next way they can get rich by killing off the world’s population. These companies make billions of dollars by selling deadly tobacco products and they have generally been the mortal enemies of ecig... Read more
Experts Speak Out Against Recent Surge in Public Ecig Bans
Maine is the latest casualty in the war on ecigarettes. Last month, state legislators voted to include ecigarettes in prohibitions that ban smoking in public places. Now ecig users are left out in the cold without the right to vape in public parks, restaurants, or shopping malls. Maine legislators... Read more
New Legislation Would Make It Illegal for Remote Workers to Use Ecigs at Home
In today’s world, a significant percentage of professionals work from home offices, choosing to perform their jobs remotely rather then dealing with a commute. While there is a lot of freedom to enjoy by working from home, there can also be some drawbacks. A new legislation in Wales is... Read more
Washington Attorney General Sues “Organic” Eliquid Company
As electronic cigarettes continue to captivate the world, the competition has become fierce. Many companies are trying to draw attention to their eliquids by marketing them as organic or natural, but that could be risky. In Washington State, three eliquid companies have landed in hot water with authorities because... Read more
Allowing Ecigs in National Parks Could Help Prevent Forest Fires
Forest fires cause nationwide devastation each year with an estimated $700 million in property damage and $1 billion spent on fire suppression tactics annually. People cause 90 percent of wildfires and the leading causes of these blazes are cigarettes that are not properly discarded. That’s why the National Park... Read more
New Tax Shuts Down Oldest Ecig Shop in Washington DC
Since the day it first opened, Vape Joint has been an iconic place for ecig fans to gather in Washington DC. But that’s all changing now thanks to an outrageous new tax on ecigarettes. Co-owner Erik Miller said the shop was permanently closing the doors to customers because they... Read more
CDC Reveals the Truth About Ecigs in Shocking New Study
Health activists often paint electronic cigarettes in a negative light, claiming that they only lead people to start smoking and tempt teens into tobacco use. However, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is setting the record straight and showing just how important ecigs are... Read more
Department of Transportation Says No More Ecigs in Checked Bags
It was only a matter of time before airlines started to give vapers a hard time. While vaping isn’t allowed on board any flight in the United States, it has always been okay to pack ecigarettes in both checked bags and carry on luggage. Now that’s all changed according... Read more