E-Cigarette News

New Laws in EU Give Lifeline to Black Market
The new vaping laws in Europe came into effect this week. In addition to laws requiring safe packaging and warning labels, there are several laws that limit access to large quantities of e-liquid. This could cause prices to rise, and will definitely leave many vapers feeling inconvenienced by smaller... Read more
President Trump Offers Hope For Vaping
The vaping industry is hoping that the Trump Administration is the savior that it was been searching for, but there are conflicting signs of whether or not the current White House is on its side. News Wire reported earlier this week that the vaping industry is still struggling after... Read more
Legal Issues Surrounding E-Cigarettes
E-cigarette laws are rapidly changing around the world, and in many ways the changes are for the better. But there should be no doubt that the laws that stand are being enforced. Vaping in the United Kingdom is about to change due to new laws that will take effect... Read more
E-Cigarettes Don’t Cause Cancer
Doctors in the United Kingdom have publicly encouraged smokers to switch to vaping, citing studies that show e-cigarettes are at least 95 percent less harmful than smoking combustible tobacco cigarettes. Now more positive news comes from the country after a study on e-cigarettes and cancer. According to the study,... Read more
Fake News and E-Cigarettes
The term “fake news” has become a buzzword that both sides of the political spectrum use to try to silence the competition. While there may be more accusations of fake news than there is actual fake news, the vaping community has definitely suffered from dubious reporting tactics and misrepresented... Read more
President Trump May Save Vaping
One of Donald Trump’s promises after being elected President was that he would cut government regulations on businesses. With the FDA regulations for e-cigarettes currently being protested by many politicians, Trump and his allies appear to have the right attitude to effect positive changes that save the vaping industry.... Read more
Vaping Laws Face Harsh Change In Britain
Despite the evidence showing that many smokers have been able to kick that deadly habit by switching to vaping, many anti-tobacco organizations are convinced that e-cigarettes and vaping are causing more harm than good. With no real evidence to support their ideas, anti-vapers sometimes resort to extreme measures to... Read more
Kansas E-Cigarette Tax Fix Advances
There is some good news for vapers and vape shop owners in Kansas. A 20 cent tax on e-liquid is one step closer to being cut, thanks to the passage of a bill by the State House of Representatives. Senate Bill 96 cuts last year’s 20 cent tax down... Read more
UL Certification Comes to E-Cigarettes
Along with some other types of electronic devices like cell phones and headphones, there have been some reports of e-cigarettes or personal vaporizers exploding. Though e-cigarette explosions are very rare, they are one of the actual dangers of e-cigarettes known, and in a society where rumors of unfounded dangers... Read more
FDA is Missing the Mark on Vaping
President Trump’s nominee for Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, is a doctor and health analyst who has made statements about the benefits of getting smokers to move towards safer products. That is why some experts believe that when Gottlieb takes over as head of the FDA, he... Read more
Smoking Rates at Low Point Due To Vaping
Smoking rates in the United Kingdom are at their lowest point in almost 50 years, and many experts believe it’s due to e-cigarettes. As of 2015, only 17.2 percent of British adults are smoking, and more than a million UK citizens say they have used or are using e-cigarettes... Read more
Big Tobacco is a Major Player in Vaping Now
E-cigarettes have existed for about 30 years, but they didn’t get major attention until the early 2000s when Chinese-manufactured e-cigarettes hit the U.S. market. Since then, they’ve greatly increased in popularity, and now the tobacco companies are trying to get a piece of the action. The tobacco industry, which... Read more
Bill Reintroduced to Save Vaping
A bill that never made it very far last year has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives with the hope that it can save smokers from losing one of the safest alternatives to cigarettes. The Cole-Bishop Amendment would change the Food and Drug Administration’s deeming rules; rules that... Read more
Village to Aid Johnson Creek in FDA Fight
A community in Wisconsin is getting help from local officials to fight unfair FDA rules that could wipe e-cigarette retailers out of business. Johnson Creek Enterprises, a major e-liquid retailer, was informed by its local village board that the board will help them challenge the FDA. The FDA decided... Read more
E-Cigarettes Proved Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes
As e-cigarettes and vaping become more popular, the debate about their relative safety compared to smoking gets more heated. Despite having little valid evidence to support the contention that vaping is harmful, many anti-smoking groups have taken the position that e-cigarettes are a danger that should be avoided. Taxes... Read more
TX State Democrat Puts Vaping in Crosshairs
A Democratic state senator in Texas wants to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco in the state to 21. Though this could be a good move to curb teen smoking, the legislation would, as is often the case, include e-cigarette and vapor products along with tobacco. State Senator... Read more
Rally Against 40% Tax on Vaping Takes Place in PA
Pennsylvania is one of several states that is waging a war on vaping at the government level, using taxes as a primary weapon. Vaping and e-cigarette supporters fought back by holding a rally in Harrisburg, the state’s capital, on January 23. Pennsylvania started taxing wholesale e-liquid at 40 percent... Read more
Looking Towards Trump Admin To Save Vaping
While the country is deeply divided on the issue of Donald Trump becoming the nation’s 45th President, the Republican’s ascent to the highest office in the land could be good news for the vaping industry. At least that’s what vaping companies, and even some tobacco companies, are hoping. While... Read more
National Parks Service Bans Electronic Cigarettes
The National Parks Service is adding electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to its tobacco ban in parks across the United States. This is thanks the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Surgeon General, who recently declared that e-cigarettes are a threat to public health.... Read more
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