E-Cigarette News

Forbes Reveals the CDC’s Hypocrisy in Recent Approach to Ecigarettes
It’s no secret that the CDC is taking a hard line approach in the war against electronic cigarettes. CDC reports accuse ecigs of acting as a gateway to teen smoking and putting the public at risk for formaldehyde exposure. The agency completely ignores the potential benefits of vaping and... Read more
Study Proves Secondhand Vapor Poses No Threat to Public Health
It’s increasingly common to see “No Vaping Allowed” signs in restaurants, movie theaters, and shopping malls. Some cities have even voted in official bans on ecigarettes in all places where tobacco smoking is not allowed. Lawmakers justify these decisions by claiming that secondhand vapor could be putting innocent bystanders... Read more
Woman’s Fake Exploding Ecig Story Backfires When the DA Gets Involved
When 22-year-old Breanne Court contacted Durasmoke to complain about an exploding ecig, she was just hoping to make some fast cash. Court had heard from an acquaintance that Durasmoke paid thousands of dollars in damages to a man when his ecig battery caught on fire and burned his carpet.... Read more
Catch of Glimpse at What Scientists are Learning About the Power of Nicotine
Albert Einstein is well known as one of the most brilliant individuals to ever walk the earth. His contributions to science and math can never fully be appreciated because they made such a difference in the level of modern intelligence. But there’s one fact you might not know about... Read more
Public Health England Criticized For Biased Reporting on Ecig Safety
When Public Health England declared that ecigarettes are 95 percent safer than smoking, the world took notice. It created a firestorm of controversy as the world argued over whether PHE was truly telling the truth and what the implications could be for future laws. Now a new report from... Read more
Prince Edward Island Says No More Vaping in Public Places
If you grew up reading about the adventures of Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables, you probably always imagined Prince Edward Island as the perfect place to call home. While it might sound dreamy, the province is probably not a great spot to live if you enjoy using... Read more
Governor Says No More Vaping at High School Football Games in Texas
You’ve probably heard that everything is bigger in Texas, but that’s not always a good thing. A massive new vaping ban is sweeping the state and leaving a lot of ecig fans feeling frustrated. When Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 97 into law, it happened quietly and most... Read more
New Survey Offers Solid Proof that Vaping Isn’t a Gateway to Teen Smoking
If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a thousand times. Ecig haters often like to argue that vaping is bad because it will lead teens to become lifelong smokers. Now a new survey is finally setting the record straight once and for all, proving that ecigs are not... Read more
UK’s Royal Society for Public Health Reports Ecigs Are No More Dangerous Than Coffee
An estimated 90 percent of UK adults believe nicotine is bad for your health, but a new study from the Royal Society of Public Health tells a different story. In their latest report, the RSPH reveals that nicotine is actually no more dangerous than coffee. These health experts believe... Read more
99 Percent of Vaping Businesses Would “Shudder” From FDA Regulations
American vapers are still waiting to hear the final verdict on how the FDA will regulate electronic cigarettes. This week, American Vaping Association President Greg Conley spoke out about the precarious situation and its potential consequences. Conley pointed out that today’s small ecig start ups just don’t have the... Read more
UK Smokers Turn to Ecigs and Shun Smoking Cessation Support Services
Electronic cigarettes are wildly popular in the UK these days and they are changing the whole approach to smoking cessation for thousands of people. In the past, smokers would turn to support programs like Smoke Matters to get help when they wanted to kick the habit, but now smokers... Read more
Islamic Leaders Forbid Muslims From Using Electronic Cigarettes
There are currently more than 1.5 billion Muslims in the world and many of these individuals are also smokers. Ecigs offer a tobacco-free alternative and have gradually been embraced in Muslim-majority countries, but that might change in the near future. This week, Islamic authorities announced that using electronic cigarettes... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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 had “coated the folliculs”... Read more
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 ecig revenue... Read more
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 that the growing... Read more
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 electronic... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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 how... Read more
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... Read more
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, workplaces, and... Read more
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... Read more
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. Another... Read more
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 increases your risk... Read more
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 lawmakers are considering the... Read more
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 conditions”. Dr. Farsalinos set up his... Read more
Do Certain E-Liquid Flavors Irritate Your Lungs?
Have you ever noticed that vaping with certain flavors leaves your lungs feeling a little raw and irritated? This is a common occurrence for vapers and most people attribute it to sensitivity to propylene glycol and they just switch to eliquids made from vegetable glycerin instead. Now new research... Read more
Vape Shop Owner Works to Promote Fair Ecig Legislation
When rumors started swirling that anti-vaping legislation was on the way, Illinois vape shop owner Dirk Critser decided to take action. Critser is the owner of 309 Vapers, the only ecig shop in Galesburg and he runs it with help from his girlfriend and mom. Back in February, Critser... Read more
No More Flavored Ecigs in Sonoma County
The vote was unanimous this week in Sonoma. The City Council has officially approved the Tobacco Retailers Licensing Ordinance, which is essentially an indirect route to classifying ecigs as tobacco products and banning flavored ecigs and eliquids. That’s right… Sonoma vapers can kiss their Cotton Candy and Strawberry Crush... Read more
Art Teacher Turned Ecig Entrepreneur: Meet “The Vapor Girl”
For 21 years, Victoria Sylvestre spent her days in a classroom giving art lessons and teaching various art techniques to high school students. But several years ago, she decided it was time for a change. She had recently discovered ecigs in an effort to quit smoking and she wanted... Read more
New Survey Examines Why People Choose to Use Ecigarettes
When Richmond vape shop Avail Vapor saw that the FDA was still questioning how to regulate ecigs, they decided to get involved. They set up a survey to ask local vapers about their motivations for using ecigs and how vaping impacted their tobacco habits. After collecting answers from 8,500... Read more
No New Vape Shops in Victor, New York for Six Months
As lawmakers worry about the impact of vaping on local teens, some cities are making their own rules. In Victor, New York, that means a new ban on vape shops for the next six months while they determine appropriate vaping legislation for the area. The six-month ban came after... Read more
World Famous Health Experts Give Public Defense of Ecigarettes
Most of the time, the media features stories of health experts that are speculating about potential risks of electronic cigarettes. So what happens when the scientists that have actually studied vaping speak out? The answer might surprise you. Take a look at the following comments from five experts that... Read more
Ontario Says Goodbye to Menthols and Flavored Tobacco
With rising concern about the number of teens using tobacco products, Ontario lawmakers are cracking down with a new “Making Healthier Choices Act”. The new laws will give Ontario the most stringent tobacco policies in Canada. If the bill passes legislation, it will completely ban flavored tobacco products from... Read more